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    Cloning Bush Medicine

    Cloning Bush Medicine

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    You could call him the Microscopic Medicine Man. UNSW’s Professor Brett Neilan,  a microbiologist who thinks he’s found the secret behind some of the world’s most successful bush medicines -- and how to save them for the future.

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    The Prosperous Greenhouse Part Two

    The Prosperous Greenhouse Part Two

    Dr Ben McNeil from the UNSW Climate Change
    Research Centre on how some businesses are way ahead in planning for a
    low carbon future. 

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    Global Warming: Science and the Message

    Global Warming: Science and the Message

    When you hear the words "Climate Change", what do you think of - last week's, thunderstorm, or something longer-term? Do you think the media gives credence to climate change deniers?

    In this video Dr Ben Newell from UNSW's School of Psychology talks about the difficulties for climate scientists in cutting through misconception and misinformation to get their messages across. 

    Dr Newell has written a paper on the Psychology of Global Warming with Professor Andy Pitman of the UNSW Climate Change Research Centre.

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    Charting the garbage patches of the sea

    Charting the garbage patches of the sea

    Just how much plastic is there floating around in our oceans? Dr Erik van Sebille from UNSW's Climate Change Research Centre has completed a study of ocean "garbage patches", and has found that in some regions the amount of plastic outweighs that of marine life.


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    http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/7/4/044040


    UNSW Climate Change Research Centre:


    http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/7/4/044040

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    Low cost solar cells

    Low cost solar cells

    UNSW Australia Scientia Professor Stuart Wenham on how the revolutionary application of hydrogen based technology in the production of solar cells significantly improves their efficiency while simultaneously driving down production costs. Prof Wenham's research has been awarded the prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology's (IET) A F Harvey Engineering Research Prize of £300,000 ($A560,000).

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    Man vs Wild

    Man vs Wild

    Produced by animation students from the University of New South Wales for Leadership Networks for Climate Change.

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