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Simon Says column

Gene Jousting

By Simon Grose

To patent or not to patent? That is the question.

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A Plan So Cunning... Or Courageous

By Simon Grose

The government’s backflip on a carbon price was politically opportunistic, but public support could suffer if global emissions keep rising.

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Clever Country Confusion

By Simon Grose

Julia Gillard’s new ministry is not a coherent platform for science-based policy.

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Plate of the Nation

By Simon Grose

Our most successful television program provides insights into the Australian state of mind.

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It’s Life, But Not As We Know It

By Simon Grose

The creation of the first synthetic genome is the latest paragraph in the story of evolution.

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It Is Rocket Science

By Simon Grose

Obama boosts space exploration beyond the Moon to Mars.

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Mad Cow Backflip Denies Science

By Simon Grose

Politicians have given in to public fears about the safety of beef imports rather than doing “what the science tells us”.

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