Monthly Archives: April 2012

If only it were true

Thanks to someone called Mike Day for this. While palaeontology, along with forensics, are the two areas lots of teenagers would like to study, science would be in a much better place if one in five were going down that … Continue reading

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April Eventually

You might still be able to find copies of April Australasian Science on newsagency shelves if you hurry, so I’m putting my much delayed summary of the edition up. Neurological diseases pose a huge threat to an aging population, and … Continue reading

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Creativity Released?

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article for Australasian Science on what may be one of the most remarkable pieces of research I have ever covered. Or it could be nonsense. It’s hard to know. At this stage … Continue reading

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Science Writing Prize Shut Down

Anyone who wants to know if Campbell Newman really does intend to return Queensland to the Joh era got their answer yesterday. The closure of the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards is an announcement that literature, art and indeed intellectualism are … Continue reading

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Good News On The Synchrotron

I wrote about the threat to the Australian Synchrotron almost a year ago. They’ve cut it rather tight with the timing, but the Commonwealth and Victorian governments have come up with an arrangement, with the feds putting in $69 million … Continue reading

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