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  1. Tony Abbott dismisses social media as 'electronic graffiti', againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Age

    ... The Prime Minister used the phrase "electronic graffiti" in an interview last year with Michelle Grattan of The Conversation . Asked why he thought the political process had sped up since the Howard era, Mr Abbott said social media and talkback ...

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  2. Think Mosquitoes Bite You More Than Other People? Here's Why You May Be RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Scientific Blogging

    ... testing of products and provide expert advice on mosquito biology. This article was originally published on The Conversation . Read the original article . The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and ...

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  3. After Narcosub, Are Drug Drones a Surprise?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | LiveScience

    This article was originally published on The Conversation . The publication contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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  4. The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Atlantic

    ... How We Die won a National Book Award 20 years ago; and it's the message of another book released last week, The Conversation , by another Harvard physician, Angelo Volandes . It's a message that has grown extremely loud inside of the ...

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  5. Could Deflategate Have an Innocent Science Explanation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | LiveScience

    This article was originally published on The Conversation . The publication contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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  6. Promonitor Index: 5 Key Ways To Assess Reef HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Scientific Blogging

    ... San Diego, receives funding the Gulf of California Marine Program. This article was originally published on The Conversation . Read the original article . The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and ...

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  7. Ebola killing large portion of ape populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WPTV Local News

    ... disease among themselves through touch, leading to mass outbreaks. (Video via Animal Planet ) A writer for The Conversation said, "If we do not act fast, these may prove to be the last decades in which apes can continue to live in their natural ...

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  8. LEGO Pompeii Excites New AudiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Archaeology

    Professional LEGO builder Ryan "The Brickman" McNaught has crafted a model of Pompeii at the University of Sydney's Nicholson Museum, according to The Conversation . The project, which took more than 500 hours to complete and used more than 190,000 blocks, is one of the largest LEGO historical models ever built.

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  9. Why does mint make your mouth feel cool?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    ... the devious trickery of your nerves. University of Rochester researcher Anwesha Ghosh explains on The Conversation : Nerves are the wiring of the brain, carrying information in the form of electric currents. Our nervous system is built to sense ...

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  10. A Strange Tale Of Fish Eye EvolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Scientific Blogging

    ... of Cambridge, receives funding from an Endeavour Fellowship. This article was originally published on The Conversation . Read the original article . The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research ...

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  11. Ebola virus 'has killed a third of the world's gorillas and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Independent

    ... could also prove helpful in tackling the threat the virus poses to our closest cousins. Writing for The Conversation , Meera Inglis, a Conservation Policy PHD student at the University of Sheffield, said: "At this moment in time Ebola is the single ...

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  12. Most Ukip voters would not accept a Jewish prime minister, poll revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... s country", although 18 per cent of Ukip supporters believed that to be the case. His work was published by The Conversation website, ahead of the publication of his book, due before May's general election.

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  13. White Australia's burning issue - what's wrong with Bill Gammage's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Green Left Weekly

    ... landscape is unforgivable, but driven by ignorance. Now we have no such excuse." Gammage himself wrote in The Conversation: "Today, amid the wreck of what Aborigines made, there remain relics of their management. They depended not on chance, but on ...

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  14. Photos: Fox Glacier's dramatic retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... years (story continues after the photos). An analysis of aerial surveys, published on Australian website The Conversation last year, showed a third of the permanent snow and ice on the Southern Alps had vanished in less than four decades. Partly ...

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  15. a Chimps and gorillas are Ebola's unseen victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBS News

    ... been told at all. Meera Inglis, a Ph.D. student at the University of Sheffield, raised the issue on The Conversation , pointing to research that has found that the disease has wiped out an estimated one-third of the world's gorillas and almost the ...

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  16. Football Physics: The Science Of DeflategateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Scientific Blogging

    ... would benefit from this article, and has no relevant affiliations. This article was originally published on The Conversation . Read the original article . The Conversation is an independent source of news and views,

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  17. Comment: Well-being programmes in schools might be doing children more harm than goodRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | PressReleasePoint

    ... only schools can address this social "ticking time bomb". There have been calls, including in an article on The Conversation by Rachel Dodge, for schools to appoint heads of well-being. Yet there is little evidence that programmes aimed at improving ...

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  18. Death By Boiling Air: The Asteroid Impact Wasn't The Only Thing Killing DinosaursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Scientific Blogging

    ... Science Research Council, Ove Arup and Partners and the BRE Trust. This article was originally published on The Conversation . Read the original article . The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and ...

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  19. Football Physics and the Science of Deflate-gate [Uncertain Principles]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | ScienceBlogs

    ... Championship game this past weekend. Which led to me doing an experiment, and writing a short article for The Conversation : News reports say that 11 of the 12 game balls used by the New England Patriots in their AFC championship game against the ...

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  20. EkphrasticRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bronte Blog

    ... writer Alison Weir: Who is your favourite fictional character? Mr Rochester in Jane Eyre. ( Martin Doyle ) The Conversation enlightens us on what ekphrasis is. There is, too, the set of practices we might call literary ekphrasis: a process through ...

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