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Pandemic

A five part web-series about a deadly virus, engineered in a lab, and the people at the frontline fighting bioterrorism.

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Webcast: Pitch Drop Experiment Nears Ninth Drop

The University of Queensland is offering people around the world the chance to add their name to the world's longest running laboratory experiment, the Pitch Drop.

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Australian Open Memory Championship

Tournament for mental competitors to be held August 24-25 in Melbourne

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Sci-ku for maths and statistics

Students and adults around Australia are being challenged to unleash their inner poet with a science haiku (sci-ku) on the topics of Maths or Statistics.

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Participants wanted for asbestos related disease study

Adults suffering from asbestos-related diseases are needed to participate in a University of Queensland study on the role nutrition plays in the quality of life for patients diagnosed with asbestosis or mesothelioma.

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Volunteers needed for research into effectiveness of brain-training games

Curtin University researchers are seeking participants across Australia for a study examining the effectiveness of on-line computer brain training games designed to improve cognitive function through regular use.

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HEALTH STUDY - Are brain training games effective?

PLay online games to help researchers determine the effectiveness of brain training programs.

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Seafarers can help track effects of climate change

Seafarers are being encouraged to take part in a unique global study, using a mobile phone app to record the effects of climate change.

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An Unsung Hero of Science Communication

By Australasian Science

The Australian Science Communicators has named the Editor of Australasian Science, Guy Nolch, as the 2012 Unsung Hero of Science Communication.

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Smartphone climate change app opens to public

By ScienceNetwork WA

Citizens can now contribute to climate change tracking for scientists by using their smartphones.

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