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Back to Basics: The Magician’s Apprentice 50 Years On

By John Bradshaw

The prefix "neuro" these days appears before so many other existing disciplines – neuroethics, neurophilosophy, neuroeconomics and neuroforensics – but can all these disciplines be better comprehended and mastered through the lens of brain mechanisms?

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Seven secrets of stylish academic writing

By Helen Sword

How do you undo years of scholarly training and learn to write like a human being?

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Four things you should know about gene patents

By Rodney Scott

The Federal Court’s decision that gene patenting is permitted in Australia will have ramifications for all gene patents, even though the case involved only one gene associated with breast cancer.

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Finally, some light relief for the Renewable Energy Target

By Iain MacGill

The Australian government has just received a vitally important report to guide their decisions on the future of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target.

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99.999% certainty humans are driving global warming: new study

By Philip Kokic, Mark Howden and Steven Crimp

CSIRO finds there is less than 1 chance in 100,000 that global average temperature over the past 60 years would have been as high without human-caused greenhouse gas emissions

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