Peter Cushing in Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope.
Despite the furore over the 'ghosting' of Peter Cushing in Rogue One, directors will continue to push for improved technology enabling digital replication of actors.
A new study quantifies unpaid work experience in Australia and shows how some young people miss out.
Japan is once again allegedly killing whales in Antarctica. But after taking Japan to international court in 2014, there's not much Australia can do.
Malcolm Turnbull is to be congratulated on establishing an independent body to oversee politicians' expenses, but an independent anti-corruption commission is still needed.
An Australian virtual reality work premiering at the Sundance Film Festival this week takes the viewer on a wild ride through space.
When his partner was pregnant, Russell Brand announced he may raise the child 'gender-neutral' to avoid social constraints associated with being a boy or a girl. So what determines your 'sex'?
Do we really need to focus on things like spelling or memorising dates if technology can do that for us? Perhaps education should focus on other things instead.
It seems in the current global turbulence multilateral trade deals are dead, long live bilateral agreements.
There is much work to do if Australia is to eradicate various barriers to participation in sport.
Despite strict rules on the use of the whip in Australian horse racing, some riders still breach them.
One Nation's proposed national identity card is unviable and likely unconstitutional, so should not be entertained.
Expectations are high that China will take the reins of global leadership at Davos, but don't expect Xi Jinping to upset the apple cart.
When athletes take a stand on sociopolitical issues, they have a public profile by which to showcase their views. But they face criticism that it is not their 'place' to comment on sensitive matters.
Lead contamination remains a persistent issue in urban soils.
A study finds financial abuse can be disguised as care and is tied into social values of the Anglo-Celtic and Indian communities.
An active sex life can promote love and togetherness, drive creativity and build better health.
The Testament of Mary is an interesting thought experiment but its narrative is improbable – historically, textually and theologically.
Phonics instruction gives children letter-sound knowledge, a skill that is essential for them to read unfamiliar words by themselves.
Fusion power, if it works, offers vast amounts of clean energy and almost zero carbon emissions. A new experimental fusion reactor has come online, and it uses a curious twisted stellarator design.
The Volkswagen emissions scandal highlights the benefits of the German corporate governance system, as well as the worst of lobbying around the world.