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18 June 14

FIFA's confidence that there is "no systematic doping in football" seems misplaced given the evidence from other football codes, writes Jason Mazanov.

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17 June 14

The prospect of increasing private funding for community services raises questions about relationships between governments, markets and communities, write Natasha Cortis and Megan Blaxland.

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17 June 14

Almost two-thirds of parents are foggy on the facts around cannabis use and its effects, despite believing they hold the primary responsibility for the drug education of their children, according to a new survey.

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17 June 14

US President Barack Obama has outlined plans to enhance collaboration between Australian and US photovoltaics researchers following bilateral meetings with Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

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17 June 14

A UNSW-led team of researchers has discovered how algae that survive in very low levels of light are able to switch on and off a weird quantum phenomenon that occurs during photosynthesis.

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17 June 14

UNSW is the student start-up capital of Australia, with more than 200 start-ups currenty part of NewSouth Innovations' entrepreneurship scheme. A new video series, Young Entrepreneurs, showcases students and recent graduates pitching their big ideas.

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16 June 14

To understand why we fart, you need to know something about the volume of gases produced in the bowels first, writes Terry Bolin.

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16 June 14

Queensland’s appointment of Tim Carmody as Chief Justice of that state’s Supreme Court is, without doubt, the most controversial judicial appointment in the nation’s history, writes Andrew Lynch.

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16 June 14

Replica tents, toys created from old car tyres, and bedding, food and cooking equipment will help Sydneysiders understand the daily realities of living in a refugee camp.

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16 June 14

An Australia-first research centre that brings together leaders in academia, industry and defence will focus on the biggest cyber security threats facing the nation.

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