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14 March 14

We can only consider the possibility of a universal constitution for the internet when we acknowledge the impact public and private choices have on shaping the web, write Lyria Bennett Moses and David Vaile. 

 

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14 March 14

The construction of two large-scale solar photovoltaic power plants in NSW could be the tipping point for Australia's renewable energy industry, writes Vassilios Agelidis.

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14 March 14

New 'lab-on-a-chip' devices could be made in seconds and at very low cost with a new manufacturing process developed by UNSW PhD candidate Ryan Pawell.

 

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14 March 14

The recent High Court decision regarding native title rights in Western Australia has reminded governments that accepting coexistence might be wiser than insisting on extinguishment, writes Sean Brennan. 

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13 March 14

Remote sensing satellites have advantages over conventional air and sea searches and could play a key role in locating the wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, writes Linlin Ge. 

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12 March 14

UNSW student Joany Badenhorst will be the first Australian woman to compete in para-snowboarding at the Sochi Winter Paralympics later this week. 

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12 March 14

Poisoning of dingoes – the top predators in the Australian bush – has a deleterious effect on small native mammals such as marsupial mice and bandicoots, a UNSW-led study shows.

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12 March 14

The Privacy Commissioner's expanded powers to enforce the Act, including penalties for serious breaches, will be of limited value unless their use is transparent and visible, writes Graham Greenleaf. 

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12 March 14

If the Commission of Audit wants to paint the true picture it needs to subject tax deductions, rebates and exemptions to the same standard of scrutiny applied to other expenditures, writes Dale Boccabella. 

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12 March 14

The best way to protect people from alcohol-fuelled violence is to take a collaborative approach between communities and governments supported by research-based evidence, writes Anthony Shakeshaft. 

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