Specialised robots will rapidly test hundreds of treatments for kids with high-risk cancers at a $1.5M Children's Cancer Institute centre opened by Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove.
Here's to the Kodak camera, the transistor TV, the portable typewriter and other casualties of a throwaway age, writes Miles Park.
A groundbreaking new study of the bones of our 3.2 million-year-old ancestor ‘Lucy’ has revealed she died from the crushing impact of a fall from high in the trees, writes Darren Curnoe.
Today, there are more than 20 Silk Road-style cryptomarkets selling illicit drugs, or more than 55 if single-vendors are included, write Monica Barratt and Judith Aldridge.
The chances of having a baby following IVF treatment are steadily improving, according to a new UNSW report.
A next-generation power cable promising more efficient electricity grids has won a prestigious research commercialisation award.
Need a blast from the past? UNSW's Beautiful Obsolescence exhibition showcases some of the quirky, cumbersome electronics that were once part of our lives.
The debate around amending Section 18C is a furphy: the law is there to guard against the most-damaging vilification, and very few cases end up in court, writes Luke McNamara.
A student-designed rug inspired by native Australian flowers has won the Rug Up 2016 design competition and will be exhibited as part of the Sydney Design Festival.
Australia’s current debate on marriage equality reminds us that sex and love are volatile subjects in every culture. So imagine writing about them in a country like India, writes Christopher Kremmer.