The first study to test the skills of FBI agents and other law enforcers who have been trained in facial recognition has provided a reassuring result – they perform better than the average person or even computers on this difficult task.
Let's get to the bottom of the story. Just why did human backsides become the shape they are? And what purpose do they serve? Find out in the latest episode of our evolution series: How Did We Get Here?
The Fukishima nuclear disaster in Japan leached radioactive particles into the ocean. UNSW climate scientists are using them as a tracer to understand more about the health of our oceans. Bomb traces and fluerocarbons also have a story to tell.
Drivers who use hand-held or hands-free mobile phones are up to nine times more likely to be involved in a crash. Could in-built voice control be the solution? UNSW transport safety researcher Nurul Ibrahim wants to find out.