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17 April 14

Finding the missing Malaysian Airline "black box" on the bottom of the ocean in an area roughly the size of Tasmania will be an extremely challenging task, warns Robin Robertson.

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17 April 14

How far should we go to save species from extinction? A new field of research is questioning the ethical and cultural limits of conservation efforts.

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17 April 14

Former NSW DPP Nicholas Cowdery and the International Criminal Court’s Alexandra Tomic are speakers at a major symposium next week on the quality of court interpreting.

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17 April 14

There's a good case to argue that columnist Chris Kenny would have been better served if he'd simply laughed off The Chaser skit that caused him so much offence, writes Mark Rolfe.

 

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17 April 14

The key problem facing Labor leader Bill Shorten is one he has in common with every past leader: remaining true to Labor values, while adapting them to a changing Australia, writes Mark Rolfe.

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16 April 14

Research suggests the beard styles embraced by hipster culture are likely to grow less attractive as they become more popular, writes Rob Brooks

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16 April 14

It's inevitable that some communities will live with a disproportionate burden of industrial air pollution unless we independently assess emissions data, write Donna Green, Jayajit Chakraborty and Mark Taylor. 

 

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16 April 14

Questions of paternity tap a deep well of human insecurity, writes Rob Brooks, who has consulted on a new documentary series on the issue.

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15 April 14

Thanks to both professional and recreational surfers, the diversity of Australian surfboard design has never been greater, writes Miles Park. 

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15 April 14

Any big cuts to the CSIRO's budget put at risk the fundamental research that is critical for future innovation, writes Ben McNeil.

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