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20 March 14

The Sydney Biennale is an occassion for significant cultural exchange between artists and is well worth visiting, but lovers of the contemporary will find the Adelaide Biennale more compelling, writes Joanna Mendelssohn. 

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20 March 14

A UNSW-led team of researchers studying dolphins that use sponges as tools has shown that social behaviour can shape the genetic makeup of an animal population in the wild.

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19 March 14

UNSW scientists have developed a new evolutionary theory on why consuming a diet that is very low in nutrients extends lifespan in laboratory animals – research that could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans.

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18 March 14

Simulating the behaviours of individuals is the key to designing better transport policies in our cities and towns, an international symposium hosted by UNSW has been told.

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18 March 14

Knitting for penguins is part of a trend that allows people to connect creativity and activism, and do some practical good in the process, writes Alyce McGovern. 

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18 March 14

Could NSW's future power demands be met with renewable energy? UNSW water engineers think pumped hydro storage holds the key.

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18 March 14

AGSM Director Professor Chris Styles has been appointed Dean of the Australian School of Business at UNSW. He will replace Professor Geoffrey Garrett, who has been appointed Dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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17 March 14

Some of the world’s leading neurosurgeons, neurologists, psychiatrists and health care professionals are in Sydney for the World Congress of the Society of Brain Mapping and Therapeutics.

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17 March 14

The success of Australia’s multi-million dollar vaccination programs is compromised, with pockets of the population remaining at risk, according to a new report. 

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17 March 14

Party solidarity counts for little in the federalism sphere, and Tony Abbott's white paper may not go far enough in changing the settings and entrenched behaviours in Commonwealth-state relations, writes Andrew Lynch. 

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