The planned Melbourne Metro project faces engineering hurdles, but there may be light at the end of the tunnel, writes Leonhard Bernold.
Wearing overnight specially designed rigid contact lenses that reshape the eye could remove the need for reading glasses in middle age, a UNSW study shows.
UNSW Conjoint Professor Boris Martinac has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to science.
A new Masters program in Satellite Systems Engineering is the first of its kind in Australia and will help keep talented students in the country to bolster the space industry.
Leaders from business and government have called for financial incentives to encourage big institutions to invest in affordable rental housing.
The European Union stumbled badly in dealing with the banking crisis in Cyprus with consequences likely to reverberate through Europe for years to come, writes Professor Ross Buckley.
Widespread confusion about what constitutes grief, ‘normaI’ depression and clinical depression risks being exacerbated under psychiatry's new classification system, Scientia Professor Gordon Parker warns.
A carbon price of between $50 and $100 per tonne would make coal-fired and gas-fired power less economical than renewable electricity, a UNSW study shows.
The current political meltdown is not all about personality issues - the party is at war because there are traditions jostling for dominance, argues Lindy Edwards.
The US Federal District Court's decision to strike out large parts of the Libor class action reveals a lot about the operation and limitations of private enforcement strategies, writes Justin O'Brien.