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  1. CBD landlords cash in on unused space with catchy retail ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Sydney Morning Herald

    For any landlord, extracting maximum value from their real estate holdings is a critical focus. This is becoming increasingly evident in CBD markets around the country as the owners of office buildings and shopping centres look at new and innovative ways to create additional retail space.


  2. Follow the leader: Insects benefit from good leadership tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Science Daily

    When insect larvae follow a leader to forage for food, both leaders and followers benefit, growing much faster than if they are in a group of only leaders or only followers, scientists have shown for the first time. The work gives new insight into why such social relationships evolve in insects, and why they are maintained.


  3. The AKC Canine Health Foundation Commits $268,000 to Combat Epilepsy and Hypothyroidism in DogsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | PRWeb

    The AKC Canine Health Foundation today announces the funding of two grants for canine epilepsy and one grant for canine hypothyroidism. These grants, totaling over $268,000 in funding will ultimately equip veterinarians with more effective treatments and researchers with a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms that cause these diseases.


  4. Sasha Grishin applauds Gerard Vaughan's appointment to National Gallery of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Age

    I spoke to Gerard Vaughan in July 2012, shortly after he announced his retirement from the directorship of National Gallery of Victoria after 13 years at the helm, and asked him why he had decided to go. He spoke about many things: highlights, with great exhibitions which drew record huge crowds; the new gallery building with its awkward spaces at Federation Square and the architectural revamp of the mother ship gallery in St Kilda Road; fund-raising and crippling budget cuts; and some historically significant acquisitions.


  5. Drone causes soccer Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | SFGate

    OVER TRIGGERS SOCCER MELEE: A masked Serbian supporter drags a drone that had been carrying a banner promoting "greater Albania" over the pitch of a soccer match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade. When Serbian player Stefan Mitrovic grabbed the low-flying flag and pulled down the drone, a brawl broke out among the players.


  6. How mushroom soup and an optimistic work ethic keep Courtney Barnett movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Courtney Barnett sometimes gets saddled with the "slacker" tag-she's got this shaggy hair and these boxy tees, and these slow, shuffling bass lines that amble lazily across your eardrums, like maybe they had two beers and it's a Saturday. Really though, she's anything but-the Aussie crooner founded her own record label, Milk Records, while in her early 20's; now, barely into her mid-20s, she's emerged as somewhat of a workaholic, playing no less than 64 shows since I saw her last February , in addition to working on a new record.


  7. Victorian crash pilot loved to flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Age

    Victorian grandfather John Stephenson loved to fly and his passion for the open skies helped others spread their wings as well. Shocked family and friends of the 77-year-old, who died when his home-built RV-6A light plane smashed into a Melbourne home, say he was generous and a very experienced aviator.


  8. Parkinson's disease may start in the gutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Parkinson's disease is strongly linked to the degeneration of the brain's movement center. In the last decade, the question of where the disease begins has led researchers to a different part of the human anatomy.


  9. Carry on: Etihad Airways forms new global partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | NBR Newsroom

    Etihad launches airline partnership Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has officially launched its own airline alliance in competition with other alliances. The difference is that it initially comprises only airlines in which Etihad has an equity interest though the door is open to any airlines that wishes to join.


  10. No peak hour toll hike plan: CityLinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Age

    In a speech on Thursday, the head of CityLink operator Transurban suggested variable pricing schemes on Australian roads were crucial to reduce congestion. But CityLink has said the chief executive of Transurban, Scott Charlton, was taken out of context and reports of looming premium toll charges on Melbourne roads were false.


  11. Wider roads won't solve congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 |

    THERE will come a point where toll roads in Australia's major cities can't be widened any more to alleviate traffic congestion. SO, Australia may have to follow the US path, where some motorists pay more to use so-called "express" lanes and toll pricing is "dynamic", meaning it varies according to traffic conditions and adjusts to keep traffic flowing.


  12. Carrie Bickmore shows off her baby bump for the first time after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Daily Mail

    And Carrie Bickmore revealed her baby bump for the first time as she stepped out in Melbourne the following day. The 33-year-old showed off her burgeoning belly in a a white singlet worn underneath a matching white netted top as she made her way down famed shopping strip, Chapel Street.


  13. Perils of Parkville pedallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | The Age

    In the past five years, on two roads within a few hundred metres of the Royal Melbourne Hospital, 26 cyclists have ended up in emergency, new statistics reveal. The figures show that in the five years to June 2013 there have been been nine "doorings", and eight left-turn or left-lane changes in which a cyclist has been hit.


  14. Clash of the Clayton clanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | The Mercury

    SON of a gun Josh Clayton has been getting constructive criticism over his Cornflakes for as long as he can remember. But the new Brisbane Lion and 18-year-old son of Tasmanian recruiting guru Scott Clayton would not have had it any other way.


  15. CityLink widening: traffic woes loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | The Age

    Drivers are set for nearly three years of construction traffic pain as lanes are added to the Bolte Bridge, CityLink tollway and the Tullamarine and West Gate freeways in an $850 million project. Transurban signed a contract with the state government on Monday to widen the road from Melrose Drive to Power Street, beginning construction in October 2015, with a completion time of early 2018.


  16. $70 million upgrade to city cycling network revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | ABC News

    A $70 million upgrade to Melbourne's cycling and pedestrian path network has been unveiled by the Victorian Government as part of the East West Link project. The so-called North East Bike Link will include three kilometres of sealed concrete paths and boardwalks for cyclists and pedestrians from the Chandler Highway to the west of Merri Creek and Trenerry Crescent, and two new bridges across the Yarra River and Merri Creek.


  17. Socioeconomic factors, fashion trends linked to increase in melanomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A century's worth of cultural and historical forces have contributed to the rise in the incidence of melanoma, including changes in fashion and clothing design, according to an intriguing, retrospective research study conducted by investigators in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center. Their findings are the subject of a report, "More Skin, More Sun, More Tan, More Melanoma," in the October 6, 2014 issue of the American Journal of Public Health .


  18. How commuters beat myki finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Age

    They're a disorientated mob, pacing the battered pews on the third floor of the Melbourne Magistrates Court building. A blonde whispers to her well-coiffed mother, a young mother rocks her baby, there's a splattering of men in suits, the bloke in the hoodie, and RMIT researcher Adrian Dyer.


  19. Payphones to become WiFi hotspotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A new life: The 1000 sites to be launched on Tuesday include Sydney's Bondi Beach, Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall, Brisbane's Queen Street Mall and Perth's central business district. Photo: Louise Kennerley Payphones have been suffering a slow death thanks to the rise of smartphones and mobile internet services.


  20. Malaria severity influenced by five human genes, say researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Medical News Today

    A large, international multi-center study - the largest of its kind to investigate the human genetics of malaria - has uncovered some new clues about susceptibility to severe malaria. Malaria is a disease that develops when a mosquito infected by the parasite Plasmodium bites a person.