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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Sunrise on Silicon Valley

    • Jonathon Greenaway
    • 11 May 2006

    The IT industry prepares for the next boom

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Congo compounds

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 11 May 2006

    While working on a couple of stories at La Trobe University, Archimedes was struck by the connections which can lead to significant outcomes in research. Then the stories merged ...

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    Higher learning

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 10 May 2006

    No fewer than eight Fellows of the Royal Society of London were taught and inspired at secondary school by one science teacher, Len Basser of Sydney Boys High School. This fact emerged from the 2004 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Time again to save the whales?

    • Anthony Ham
    • 10 May 2006

    Anthony Ham investigates renewed efforts at the IWC  to resume commercial whaling

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    Write on

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 08 May 2006

    Archimedes has been in Queensland discussing science communication. Can it change society?

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Galileo’s legacy

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 30 April 2006

    An irony about scientists’ traditional lack of interest in politics is that science is profoundly socially disturbing—especially for ideologues with a conservative point of view.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Spicks and specks

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 29 April 2006

    Scientific research is all about making life more predictable. So it’s odd that one of the great fascinations of research is its very unpredictability.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Not beating about the bush

    • Alison Aprhys
    • 27 April 2006

    The Australian Bush Heritage Fund is quietly securing important areas of biodiverse bush to preserve and manage for future generations

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    The ethics and myths of stem cells

    • T.J. Martin
    • 25 April 2006

    In the flurry of media reports surrounding the stem cell debate, it can be difficult to grasp exactly what the research involves. Professor John Martin of St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research outlines the science and the ethical implications.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Oil and water

    • Richard Campbell
    • 25 April 2006

    Richard Campbell debunks the myths about global oil reserves.

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    Positive influences

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 25 April 2006

    How do people decide when to stop clapping after a performance?  The progress of fads and fashions—in thought, opinion or consumer behaviour—can be described by one of the laws of magnetism.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Designer deity

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 24 April 2006

    The old religion versus evolution debate is back. The latest contender in the conservative religion corner is known as intelligent design.

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