If China acts clearly and forcefully to renounce North Korea's aggression, it will reap the rewards of a big increase in regional influence, writes Ross Buckley.
Genes aren’t the be-all-and-end-all – there are other factors that influence you, writes Merlin Crossley.
Dementia isn’t inevitable and simple lifestyle changes in middle age are still the best way to keep the disease at bay.
A linkage project between UNSW and Boeing will offer new insight into the durability of composite materials used in modern aircraft.
Discoveries in human evolution, such as the Australopithecus sediba remains, get a disproportionate amount of attention in science journals and the media, writes Associate Professor Darren Curnoe.
A UNSW research centre investigating three high-value industries was launched in Beijing this week by Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
The commonwealth and NSW governments' proposals regarding judges' remuneration packages raise the issue of public confidence in the consistency of quality throughout the court system, writes Andrew Lynch.
The benefits of high-speed rail in Australia are illusory, and the scheme stands to be another white elephant, argues Peter Swan.
The legal penalties associated with sexting are too harsh, and adult reactions can increase young people’s sense of shame, UNSW-led research has found.
Julia Gillard has achieved a significant foreign policy coup in China, although progress has stalled on a bilateral free-trade agreement, writes Laurie Pearcey.