A USyd team are cloning components of magic mushrooms for the iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) synthetic biology competition.
Abbotsleigh student Arwyn Stone questions the science (and ethics) behind fertility tracking apps in her winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing
The way we deliver drugs into our bodies has come a long way thanks to advances in biology, medicine and engineering. Here are just three cool examples
From coffee cups made from biowaste and human-centric healthcare, it's all part of the design thinking process for these STEM innovators. Check out the magic that happens when STEM meets design.
Not only doctors save lives – mathematicians play a vital role in our health system too, through vital health data analytics.
Some jobs are shrouded in mystery, or eclipsed by stereotypes. We're breaking down what is forensic science with real-life forensic scientist, Dr Shari Forbes of UTS, and it's nothing like CSI.
If you've got your eye on working with animals in the future, here's 5 awesome careers - with and without degree requirements - to get you there.
Have you ever considered using your computer science skills to create tech that really changes lives? This isn't your average medtech career, computer science + wellness is all about creating accessible tech that responds to eye movements, or tracking health trends through big data.
From robotic surgery to artificial kidneys, biomedical engineers are transforming health
“I think people still expect surgeons to be gruff, old men.” says surgeon, Dr Nikki Stamp. Only 8.5% of Australia's surgeons are female, so why are Australian women shying away from the profession?
UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runner up, Sienna Ters answers the question 'What is an MRI?' in her informative essay. The MRI was discovered 40 years ago, but it's far from outdated. Sienna investigates just how essential this tech is to medicine today.
Redefine what's possible in your career with the University of Sydney Engineering and IT degrees. You could break new ground in cancer research, like PhD student Bala Shammugasamy who is engineering orange peel supplements for cancer patients in remission!