Opinion

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The energy required to power the massive, factory-sized data centres that computers rely on already consumes 5% of global electricity. And that energy load is doubling every decade.

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The world seemed to be inching forward with CRISPR gene editing technology – but suddenly the forbidden fruit has been plucked, and some even worry that the CRISPR tree has been cut down.

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Education through to the end of high school is a birthright in Australia but many kids are missing out on important parts of that birthright in ways that leave them feeling like losers and outsiders.

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The loss of the Siberian unicorn shows just how vulnerable some animals can be to environmental change that can impact on their food supply.

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A recent study suggests 12-18 months between pregnancies is ideal for most women. But is there actually such a thing as an ideal length of time?

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Australia is proposing some of the toughest citizenship stripping laws in the world as it steps up efforts to curb extremist attacks - but the proposed law could run into significant legal hurdles.

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China's so-called anti-dumping action against Australia is really an action against Australia's overuse of anti-dumping provisions. Barley producers are caught in the crossfire.

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Indonesia, with its market of 262 million people, is more important to Australia than many Australians realise.

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It is possible to both tax carbon emissions and enrich households. A report released by UNSW Sydney outlines how.

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A recent decision not to hand down a life sentence to a man found guilty of burning his wife alive highlights the way domestic violence is often treated differently in the criminal justice system.

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