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Terrorism and the Sharing Economy

By Simon Grose

Whether new technologies are applied for good or ill, they encounter evolutionary pressure to fit in to the environments they inhabit.

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The Abbot Experiment

By Simon Grose

A political career is different to any other in the highs and lows it offers, and it almost always ends badly.

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GM Support Going Stale

By Simon Grose

Australians are increasingly divided in their support for genetically modified crops and foods.

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Rebooting Computing at School

By Simon Grose

We can devote more early-stage teaching effort to computing but will Aussie kids click onto it?

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Suicide Blondes and Blacks

By Simon Grose

Common perceptions of the incidence of suicide are shaped more by populist fears than real data.

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Of Science and Snake Oil

By Simon Grose

Marking this year’s Budget speech and the responses it provoked for their “science” content turns up a rare spread of results.

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Tim, Meet Wayne

By Simon Grose

Frustrated climate change activist Tim Flannery could benefit from the counsel of a rugby league mentor.

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Engineer in Charge

By Simon Grose

Redefining pepper and implanting STEM cells are on the agenda of the new Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Science.

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Political Immunity

By Simon Grose

Vaccination sceptics are active in all vaccinated societies, but which side of politics they inhabit is a matter of national difference.

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Not Understanding Terror

By Simon Grose

Science is not up to the challenge of divining the behavioural roots of Islamic terrorism.

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