A computer algorithm that can identify complex emotions from facial expressions is a step towards improving the human-machine interface, write Lisa Williams and Eliza Bliss-Moreau.
Although often purely sensationalist, horror films offer a radical shake up of the genre system, argues Julian Murphet.
Proponents of the 'right to be a bigot' are keen to ignore the historical contexts which gave birth to hate speech – something which minority groups should never forget, writes Fergal Davis.
Finding the flight recorder from flight MH370 on the ocean floor will become a game of blind man’s bluff spread over thousands of kilometres, writes Erik van Sebille.
Science and business have more in common than some may want to admit, but it is the differences that make collaboration worthwhile, writes Merlin Crossley.
The latest UN report on the vulnerability of societies to the impacts of climate change provides yet another call to act, writes the Sydney Morning Herald scientist-in-residence, UNSW's Fiona Johnson.
The number of illicit drug retailers selling to Australia on underground websites increased significantly in 2013, according to the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW.
Expert hydrologist Dr Fiona Johnson will provide scientific input into news coverage of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.
Used by more than 400 educational institutions worldwide, eLearning software developed at UNSW has raised $10 million from investors to go global.
Becoming a successful scientist means having the confidence to try, says marine ecologist Professor Emma Johnston, whose high profile work in Sydney Harbour is inspiring a new generation of women. Read the full story in Uniken.