If a judge and jury could peer inside the criminal mind, would it look any different from the brain of a law-abiding citizen? Neurolaw raises thorny questions about the nature of guilt and free will.
Tom Arup in Paris and Mark Kenny in Canberra Australia has signed-up to a multi-billion dollar global innovation plan that will require it to double its investment in clean energy research and development over the next five years.
Tom Arup Australia will not sign up to a statement of support for reform of fossil fuel subsidies after Prime Minsiter Malcolm Turnbull made a last minute call to break the news to New Zealand counterparts on Sunday night in Paris.
Larissa Ham You'd be forgiven for thinking Melbourne's weather - erratic at the best of times - swung even more wildly than usual this spring.
Beau Donelly Vulnerable children were in danger of being targeted by paedophile priests because a "paralysis" plagued the Catholic Church's response to abuse allegations for decades, Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart said.
Peter Hartcher Tony Abbott says he would have died happy with his government's achievements if he had been accidentally killed on the morning of the day he was removed as prime minister.
Peter Martin There's such a thing as too much caution. Older Australians could enjoy far higher standards of living and could cut their reliance on the aged pension if they just ate into just a portion of the $1 trillion tied up in their homes, a new Productivity Commission study has found.
Julia Medew More female surgeons will be promoted and bullies in the profession will be "called out" as the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons tries to overhaul its reputation for being an "Anglo saxon boys club" where sex can be traded for training.
Eryk Bagshaw Aboriginal languages will become a new HSC subject from 2016, a decade after the indigenous languages policy was introduced.
Tom Arup, Paris Malcolm Turnbull has paid his respects to the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks with an evening visit to the Bataclan theatre, the site of the most deaths during the November violence on the streets of the French capital.