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The next instalment of the popular franchise shows the infinite possibilities for eye mechanics in gaming and real life
- Treasure trove gathered from afar
An Indiana Jones lookalike left 60 boxes to a University of Melbourne museum. Inside, researchers found a clue to the mystery of the museum’s mummified Egyptian head.
- Empty calories no more
A biofortified rice high in iron and zinc is set to combat hidden hunger in developing countries
- A clearer view
Research and persistence is paying off, positioning Australia to finally eliminate the blinding eye disease trachoma from remote communities
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- Bushfires: How politics is compromising safety
As fire seasons become longer, more complex and damaging, an industrial dispute is the last thing fire-prone communities need
- The story behind every picture
A new book on the history of Australian press photography shows the value of knowing why and how a photograph was taken in the first place
- How to advance Australia fair
Australia, the land of the fair go, isn’t looking so fair with a widening divide between rich and poor and old and young. What’s to be done?
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- Why innovation requires a mix of skillsets
It’s not a shortage of STEM skills, but the wrong mix of talent across a business that is holding up the innovation train, a research group finds
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Again this year, Indigenous culture, politics and everyday life was celebrated in ceremony and song
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The public must be given the full picture when it comes to using these machines in combat