The percentage of students taking intermediate or advanced mathematics at school has declined significantly. Why is this happening and why does it matter? asks Chris Tisdale.
The International e-Sports Federation has come under intense scrutiny – and criticism – for its segregation of female competitors in videogame competitions, writes Michael Kasumovic.
Fathers will be critical to the successful treatment of their sons’ aggressive and antisocial conduct in a UNSW-led project awarded a major grant from the Movember Foundation.
The world is on an unsustainable pathway that threatens the environment, future prosperity and security, a capacity audience attending the 2014 Fenner Conference on the Environment has been told.
When the curious mind is stimulated, everyone from school kids to the elderly learn and remember more no matter the subject matter, UNSW psychology research fellow Amy Reichelt tells The Conversation.
UNSW scientists have discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother’s previous sexual partner – in flies at least.
The active ingredient in Viagra® could cause unusual visual responses in people who carry a common mutation for eye disease and leave detrimental long-term effects, UNSW researchers warn.
New, comprehensive analyses show that people didn’t just leave fingerprints on the record-breaking heat: we left a clear handprint, write Sophie Lewis and Sarah Perkins.
2013 was our hottest year on record and the droughts, heat waves and record-breaking seasons were virtually impossible without human-caused global warming.
UNSW scientist Paul Munroe has used electron microscopes to help artist Stephanie Valentin create striking images of insects for her new exhibition, Closer.