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8 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

The people vs. Team Abbott

For the fifth time since their election in September last year, thousands of Australians will take to the streets in protest against Tony Abbott Coalition's government.

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11 hrs ago | Fiji Times

Food festival

Keeping this in mind, the Fiji National University's inaugural International Food Festival in October will hope to develop and harness untapped resources across Fiji's multi-faceted economic spectrum.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival

17 hrs ago | Mother Jones

These Climate Scientists Are Telling You What They Really Think

Such are some of the words that Australian climate scientists use to express their feelings about the dysfunctional climate debate .

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21 hrs ago | TIME.com

Liberia's West Point Slum Reels From the Nightmare of Ebola

Residents of the West Point slum receive food aid during the second day of the government's Ebola quarantine on their neighborhood on August 21, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Yesterday | Scoop

Honorary doctorate for Secretary-General of the UN

An Honorary Doctor of Laws degree is to be bestowed on His Excellency Mr Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, by the University of Auckland on Wednesday 3 September, both in recognition of his role as an international statesman and for his past engagement with the University.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Harvard University

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Telegraph

Job foundation laid at college

The Sakchi-based college under Kolhan University became the first cradle on Thursday to begin classes under the much-ambitious National University Student Skills Development programme, which aims to increase the employability of the students via a number of skill-oriented courses.

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Science Daily

Water and sunlight: The formula for sustainable fuel

An Australian National University team has successfully replicated one of the crucial steps in photosynthesis, opening the way for biological systems powered by sunlight which could manufacture hydrogen as a fuel.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Jeju National University Describes Findings in Ultrasound Technology...

We investigated whether the phenomenon occurs in the in vivo arterial bloodstream of rats using a high-frequency ultrasound imaging system."

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Summit Sun

Choir one of the best in Australia

JINDABYNE Central School's junior choir has been recognised as one of the best in the country after being awarded a gold grading at the Australian National Eisteddfod for Choirs in Canberra.

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Fiji Times

Manual launch

ABOUT 30 people turned up to witness the launch of Fiji's first Candidates Manual at the Fiji National University, Nasinu campus yesterday.

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ABC News

PUP Senator explains Chinese invasion comments, warns other countries also a threat

MARK COLVIN: After warning of a communist Chinese invasion yesterday, the Senate crossbencher Jacqui Lambie has now suggested that Indonesia and other countries in the region could one day be a threat to Australia.

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ABC News

Students on the march again over fee deregulation

Students at the Australian National University have vowed to ramp up their opposition to the Government's proposal to deregulate student fees.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Science Daily

Genetic key to lupus shows potential of personalized medicine

DNA sequencing of a lupus patient has identified a specific genetic mutation that is causing the disease, opening the way for personalized treatments.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science, Rheumatology

PhysOrg Weblog

MRI better detects recurrent breast cancer

Single-screening breast magnetic resonance imaging detects 18.1 additional cancers after negative findings with mammography and ultrasonography per 1,000 women with a history of breast cancer, according to a study published in the August issue of Radiology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

In-depth Africa

Somali National University opens anatomy lab

Somali National University has officially opened its anatomy lab for the first time since the break out of the civil war in the country two decades ago.

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Related Topix: Kenya, World News

Buenos Aires Herald

C rdoba: police chief accused of threats

In December, Governor Jose Manuel de la Sota appointed Julio Cesar Suarez as police chief to put an end to the security crisis in the district.

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The Advocate

Nobel Prize winner thought career over

WHEN astrophysicist Brian Schmidt made a discovery that would win him a Nobel Prize, he thought his career was ruined.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Village Life

Rescue Union School District announces staff changes

Rescue Union School District greets three new administrators and promotes two to begin another successful school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., California, Chico, CA, Cal State Chico

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Peru Launches First Space Satellite

A small Peruvian research space satellite made by the was launched on Monday from the International Space Station , marking the starting of earth-observation era for the Andean nation.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force

The Times of India

75% of schools lack decent science labs: Survey

More than three quarters of schools in the country do not have fully equipped science laboratories for students in class 11 and 12, a survey of 2.4 lakh secondary and senior secondary schools has found.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

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