UNSW is hosting Power of Engineering – a full day of events, talks, workshops and hands-on activities for 160 girls in Years 9 and 10.
Should Australia invest in more or fewer fellowships, and should they be for junior or senior researchers, asks Merlin Crossley.
Contrary to some claims, scientists are very active in communicating their research to a wide audience in a variety of ways, writes Merlin Crossley.
Wanting to use YouTube for science communication is one thing, but reaching an audience is not always guaranteed, write Dustin Welbourne and Will J Grant.
Mitochondrial DNA offers an incomplete picture of people's ancestry, and consumers and scientists alike should be aware the technology promises much more than it can deliver, writes Darren Curnoe.
Scientists have a responsibility to convince the public and political parties to support curiosity-driven research to help solve the challenges of the future, writes Merlin Crossley.
The idea that we can achieve happiness by maximising pleasure and minimising pain is both intuitive and popular, but untrue, writes Brock Bastian.
All food-borne disease outbreaks are frightening, but the good news for this one is that hepatitis A is rarely life-threatening, writes Peter White.
New results confirm we are on the right track to understanding how molecules that coat DNA influence the activity of disease genes, writes Merlin Crossley.
Imagine how easy life would be if you could produce offspring without a mate, write Angela Crean, Nathan Burke and Russell Bonduriansky.