Higher university entry scores for teaching and greater financial rewards on graduation are among the changes needed to address a shortage of top science teachers, writes Merlin Crossley.
With the federal election approaching, policies are needed that end funding uncertainties and consolidate investment in research, writes Merlin Crossley.
The mystery of why some people get fat eating high-fat foods while others can stay skinny on a diet of burgers and chips is closer to being solved.
Qualified science and maths teachers in schools should get a salary boost, and new money from the Gonski review could help pay for it, writes Merlin Crossley.
Science is expensive but cutting spending will be more costly in the long run, warns Professor Merlin Crossley.
It's impolite to draw attention to a comb-over, but the time has to come to speak about the cleverly disguised shortages affecting research funding, writes Merlin Crossley.
Genes aren’t the be-all-and-end-all – there are other factors that influence you, writes Merlin Crossley.
The definition of a gene has evolved since the term was first coined in 1909 and needs updating again in the light of recent findings, writes Dean of Science, Professor Merlin Crossley.
Up to 90 per cent of the human genome really is junk DNA, contrary to recent headlines, writes Dean of Science, Professor Merlin Crossley
Dean of Science, Professor Merlin Crossley, has found the third and final missing piece in the genetic puzzle of an unusual form of haemophilia, more than 20 years after his original discovery.