If similarities between the Xichang fossils and modern humans are reflective of shared ancestry, then interbreeding offers a plausible explanation, writes Darren Curnoe.
Europe, refugees and our obsession with borders will be the focus of a free public lecture by Francois Gemenne at UNSW on 15 March.
Australia has a long history of discriminatory refugee and immigration policies, writes George Williams
Russell Boyce is leading Australia’s largest team of space scientists and engineers in a project to harness the opportunities beckoning on the final frontier.
Professor Raina MacIntyre is on the front line of the fight against emerging bio-threats. She warns biosecurity breaches could be as catastrophic as nuclear war.
If the IMF is truly concerned with inequality, it needs to make specific changes that go beyond speeches, research papers and ‘pilot projects’, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell.
Australian companies are increasingly using non-standard metrics in their financial reports. It would be better for investors if they didn't, writes Jeff Coulton.
New legislation will soon require organisations to disclose any data breaches involving your private details. But the legislation still has gaps in it, writes Jai Galliott.
Food security isn't just an issue for developing countries; in Australia we've already experienced the perils of food shortages. UNSW Canberra's Dr Alec Thornton explains.
Video games such as Battlefield I encourage players to find purpose and meaning in war. But a new generation of artists and gamers is starting to question the messages they propagate, writes Andrew Yip.