It's inevitable that some communities will live with a disproportionate burden of industrial air pollution unless we independently assess emissions data, write Donna Green, Jayajit Chakraborty and Mark Taylor.
The bacterium that causes whooping cough has evolved – most likely in response to the vaccine used to prevent the disease – with a possible reduced effectiveness of the vaccine as a result, a new study shows.
Some level of scepticism is a good thing. But thinking that all scientists and engineers are wrong until proven otherwise is no way to promote a rational discussion about climate change, argues Fiona Johnson.
A teaching partnership with Imperial College London has given the first students in UNSW's nuclear engineering masters program access to experts including Britain's Chief Scientific Adviser to its Foreign Service, Robin Grimes.