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  1. 23 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Why Nordic countries top the happiness league

    It is no coincidence that Nordic countries topped the ratings in the Happiness Report 2017 – they explicitly invest in and promote equality.

  2. 24 March 2017 - Science Matters

    The physics that stops a bullet also makes your car more fuel efficient

    Knowing the physics of resistance helps engineers design faster cars and bikes, and explains why Todd Sampson survives being shot underwater in Life on the Line

  3. 23 March 2017 - Humanities

    Lest we forget: Storing precious memories

    Victorian families wanting help preserving wartime memorabilia from relatives who have served in the armed forces will have access to an expert roadshow in 2017

  4. 21 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    The creeping influence of lobbyists in Washington

    Draining the 'Washington swamp' of lobbyists was one of Donald Trump's core campaign pledges but since taking office he has increased their access and influence

  5. 24 March 2017 - Public Affairs

    Russia’s meddling in the French elections: How and why?

    Vladimir Putin's potential influence over elections in Western Europe are part of his goal to weaken NATO and return Russia to Superpower status.

  6. 5 February 2016 - Go Figure

    Why don’t humans have tails?

    Here's why humans lost their tails in the great evolutionary journey, even though animals have a wide variety of uses for them.

  7. 18 March 2017 - Health & Medicine

    New test to improve blood cancer treatment

    A new test that measures the blood cancer DNA in patients' bloodstream is set to replace bone marrow and lymph node biopsies, and offer more effective treatment

  8. 21 March 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Save our soils: Why dirt matters

    Soil health is vital for human nutrition and the environment, but we manage it poorly; around two thirds of Australian agricultural land has unhealthy soil.

  9. Podcast17 March 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Family violence: Ending the hidden crime

    Family violence has many causes including societal attitudes towards women and many possible solutions, including attitudinal change programs and legal changes.

  10. 17 January 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Lessons to learn from the International Baccalaureate

    The International Baccalaureate, a global alternative to standard secondary schooling, is gaining ground. State education authorities can learn from its merits.