This week's Utzon Lecture by American architect Professor Michael Benedikt looks at why modern society's fascination with rewarding experiences has turned architecture into a form of entertainment.

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With powerful social forces causing women and men to delay having children, the scientific race is on to assist couples to reproduce later in life. Join fertility specialist William Ledger and social researcher Mark McCrindle as they discuss the issues in the UNSW Medicine Dean’s Lecture.

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UNSW researchers have discovered a biomarker that can help predict if standard cancer therapy will extend the life of patients with malignant brain tumours.

After witnessing the rise and fall of many empires, the ancient archelogical site of Palmyra is under threat from Islamic State and may well be destroyed, writes Phillip George.

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Contrary to popular opinion, teenage drinking in Australia has declined dramatically over the past fifteen years, write Michael Livingston and Amy Pennay.

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Making ride-sharing drivers register for GST is simply ensuring that "shared economy" services are treated no differently, writes Katherin Bain.

Why Aboriginal people need autonomy over their food supply

Aboriginal people alleviate food insecurity by going crabbing or fishing on traditional lands. Tracey Nearmy/AAP

The majority of food production is increasingly owned and managed by large corporations that have little, if any, regard for Indigenous sovereignty, write Karen Soldatic, Kim Spurway and Kelly Somers.

A shallow diving kit and a bushfire early detection system are two UNSW student innovations to be recognised in a national design competition.

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CREATE president Nathan Adler with the giant PacMan game.

A giant robotic PacMan game with glowing LED adorned ghosts, designed and built by UNSW students, will feature in the Vivid Sydney light festival. The game will be on display in Martin Place from 22-24 May and from 29-31 May. 

UNSW aerospace engineering student Solange Cunin has a plan to make access to space easier and more affordable, and boost Australia’s nascent space industry in the process.

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Professor Merlin Crossley, Dean of Science

In a world-first advance, Professor Merlin Crossley and his team have shown that changing just a single letter of the DNA of human red blood cells increases their production of oxygen-carrying haemoglobin.