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23 July 13

People eat more from larger portions, even when they are not particularly hungry and even when the food doesn't taste very good, writes Lenny Vartanian.

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23 July 13

Two tiny fossils are prompting an overhaul of theories about marsupial evolution after they revealed unexpected links to South America - and possibly Africa.

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23 July 13

Here we go again. Petrol prices are skyrocketing and the usual defenders of the big oil companies and major retailers are out there saying there is nothing wrong, writes Frank Zumbo.

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23 July 13

The Government's announcement that it's changing the rules on fringe benefits tax and cars is another example of just how difficult meaningful and principled tax reform is in Australia, writes Dale Boccabella.

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22 July 13

Manchester United stars have held a football coaching clinic with young refugees who are part of UNSW’s Football United.

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22 July 13

It’s hard to imagine a future without fossil fuel, but it is possible and sound modelling can help us get there, writes Jenny Riesz.

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19 July 13

The first major evaluation of community detention's expansion in Australia has found the program poses little risk to asylum seekers.

Dr Nina Narodytska from UNSW and NICTA
19 July 13

A UNSW scientist who solved a long-standing computational problem has cracked a prestigious list of up-and-coming artificial intelligence (AI) researchers.

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19 July 13

UNSW has announced a new entry standard for its undergraduate degrees, becoming the first university to apply a minimum Admission Rank of 80.

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18 July 13

Dominated by women and colour, the Art Gallery of NSW's latest exhibition displays the kind of art once regarded by the establishment as too decorative, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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