Professor Bill Rawlinson from UNSW's School of Medical Sciences explains what the Zika virus is, and the particular concerns for pregnant women contracting Zika virus disease.
A study of the care of elderly patients hospitalised at the end of their life has found more than a third received invasive and potentially harmful medical treatments.
The Australian system's lack of transparency is helping perpetuate ongoing human rights abuses and what amounts to torture in remote offshore detention centres, write ethicists including UNSW's John-Paul Saggaran in a special issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics.
A study of the oldest modern human remains discovered in island South-East Asia has revealed this ancient person was not related to Indigenous Australians, as originally thought.
UNSW is delighted to announce that award-winning journalist and author Stan Grant will deliver a major public lecture at the University in July.
Australia's reigning robot soccer world champions are on their way to Germany to face their arch-nemeses in what is expected to be a tough battle to retain the coveted crown in robotics and artificial intelligence.
Intimate video portraits of people interacting with alpha brainwave-controlled art forms the basis of George Khut's residency at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.
A "smart" paper-based patch that changes colour in sunlight could provide an affordable tool to help prevent sunburn and deadly skin cancers, researchers say.
If we are to have a mature and sensible debate on Indigenous recognition, we must be more willing to embrace difficult issues and diverse perspectives, writes Paul Kildea.
For the first time, researchers have uncovered the mechanism that explains why some reefs are able to withstand high ocean temperatures and avoid destructive coral bleaching.
Research shows that having experienced shareholders that use swing trading on boards is better for business than the independent directors required by the ASX, writes Peter Swan.
Moves toward gender equity in opportunity, including the dismantling of patriarchal power structures, might, paradoxically, also widen sex differences, writes Rob Brooks.
Deep learning, which uses a “deep” neural networks, loosely modelled on the human brain, looks set to be an important component in the AI toolbox, writes Toby Walsh.