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Too Many Science Graduates

By Guy Nolch

A new report finds that the increasing number of science graduates are having difficulty finding relevant employment.

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The Age of Genomics

By Ainsley Newson

This edition of Australasian Science focuses on the ethical, legal and social issues associated with advances in genomic science.

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Jobs, Growth and... Science

By Guy Nolch

Early next month Australians will head to the election polls, and for once scientific issues have bubbled to the surface.

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Obesity Is Winning the Hunger Games

By Guy Nolch

Can a sugar tax save us if obesity has already permanently suppressed the satiety signals that tell us to stop eating?

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Defence Act Casts a Long Shadow

By Guy Nolch

The battle now shifts from public good to commercial research, as new Defence powers threaten a broad range of “dual-use” technologies.

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CSIRO Weathers a New Storm

By Guy Nolch

CSIRO’s climate scientists are used to being gagged and bound, but now they have also been thrown overboard.

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An open letter to the Australian Government and CSIRO

Almost 3000 of the world's scientists have signed an open letter to the Australian government and the CSIRO in response to the cuts to CSIRO's climate research.

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CSIRO's Ideology Is Questionable

By Graeme Pearman

The decision to dismantle CSIRO's climate research underlines a shift in priorities from support of broad societal needs towards a focus on wealth generation.

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