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7 February 14

UNSW child psychologist Mark Dadds features in a new documentary series on ABC TV that explores the controversial childhood condition Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

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7 February 14

Why bother with emissions-intensive, expensive and dangerous nucelar energy when there is already a better alternative to fossil fuels: the efficient use of renewable energy, argues Mark Diesendorf. 

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7 February 14

The real scandal from the Australian Crime Commission's report into drugs in sport is that the opportunity for change has been lost in a blizzard of political grandstanding and media spin, writes Jason Maznov. 

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6 February 14

A secret ballot to elect parliamentary Speakers would allow MPs to choose the best person for the job and reduce party-political bias, writes Fergal Davis. 

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6 February 14

Researchers have identified a new species of mysterious beaked whale based on a study of seven animals stranded on remote tropical islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

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5 February 14

Oceanographic research at UNSW suggests the claimed lengthy voyage of a castaway fisherman could have occurred and he was lucky not to have ended up in the great garbage patch of the North Pacific.

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5 February 14

Urban planning needs to address key barriers to downsizing, with fewer than one in 10 older people currently moving to smaller homes.

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5 February 14

Is Asia on the edge of a major power confrontation that could lead to another world war, asks Geoffrey Garrett. 

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4 February 14

With cancer now the world's biggest killer, it's clear that we won't beat the disease with treatments alone, says Bernard Stewart, co-editor of the World Cancer Report. What's needed is more legisation to regulate our behaviour.

 

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4 February 14

A new major in Real Estate Studies will commence at the Australian School of Business this year, offering students an industry-focussed, multidisciplinary curriculum to develop leaders in the evolving profession. 

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