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.
Abolishing the sacred cow of negative gearing is considered by governments of all persuasions to be electorally unpalatable. But that doesn't mean changes aren't afoot, writes Dale Boccabella.
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.
Legal aid is a crucial element of a fair and efficient justice system founded on the rule of law – and in the case of asylum seekers, it may be the difference between life and death, writes Jane McAdam.
The dingo has been classified as a distinct Australian animal with the species name Canis dingo following research that sheds new light on its defining physical characteristics.
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.