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Bangarra's origins at NAISDA
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Bangarra's origins at NAISDA

Clip from Message Stick
Message Stick documents the history of the Bangarra Dance Theatre, including its origins at NAISDA with the late Russell Page.

Message Stick documents the history of the Bangarra Dance Theatre, including its origins at NAISDA with the late Russell Page.

An orientation to Antarctica
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An orientation to Antarctica

Clip from Sunday Night
Marine biologist Dean Miller visits the South Pole on the 100th anniversary of Douglas Mawson's expedition, and explores the wildlife of Antarctica.

Marine biologist Dean Miller visits the South Pole on the 100th anniversary of Douglas Mawson's expedition, and explores the wildlife of Antarctica.

Viking bones reveal cause of deaths
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Viking bones reveal cause of deaths

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver examines the skeletons of the Viking victims of the St Brice's Day massacre at Oxford and describes how the bones reveal how they died.

Neil Oliver examines the skeletons of the Viking victims of the St Brice's Day massacre at Oxford and describes how the bones reveal how they died.

Viking warriors, religion and heroic deaths
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Viking warriors, religion and heroic deaths

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver examines possessions discovered with at the Repton Viking Warrior burial site, and discusses the relationship between these objects, Viking religion and their ...

Neil Oliver examines possessions discovered with at the Repton Viking Warrior burial site, and discusses the relationship between these objects, Viking religion and their approach to warfare.

An ancient method of extracting silver from lead
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An ancient method of extracting silver from lead

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets metallurgist Marcos MartinonTorres who demonstrates how silver was extracted from lead by Romans.

Neil Oliver meets metallurgist Marcos MartinonTorres who demonstrates how silver was extracted from lead by Romans.

Objects can be two places at once
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Objects can be two places at once

Becky Parker and Johnny Hudson demonstrate how atoms can be in two places at once.

Becky Parker and Johnny Hudson demonstrate how atoms can be in two places at once.

The origin of Bran Nue Dae musical
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The origin of Bran Nue Dae musical

Rachel Perkins and Robyn Kershaw discuss the origins of the Bran Nue Dae film and the significance of Jimmy Chi's original stage musical.

Rachel Perkins and Robyn Kershaw discuss the origins of the Bran Nue Dae film and the significance of Jimmy Chi's original stage musical.

Crowded House's audience connection
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Crowded House's audience connection

Neil Finn reveals how playing at house parties established the way Crowded House wanted to connect with their audience.

Neil Finn reveals how playing at house parties established the way Crowded House wanted to connect with their audience.

Breaking Kate
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Breaking Kate

Katherina despairs at Petruchio's treatment of her, detailing many of the ways her husband has tried to break the headstrong woman and turn her into a compliant wife.

Katherina despairs at Petruchio's treatment of her, detailing many of the ways her husband has tried to break the headstrong woman and turn her into a compliant wife.

Dating, decision making and algebra
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Dating, decision making and algebra

Garth Sundem demonstrates the use of algebra with four single men to calculate their chances of obtaining the phone numbers of women in a bar.

Garth Sundem demonstrates the use of algebra with four single men to calculate their chances of obtaining the phone numbers of women in a bar.

Doomsday Christian training in Arkansas
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Doomsday Christian training in Arkansas

Shaun Micallef attends a training camp in Arkansas attended by bornagain Christians preparing for Armageddon prophesied by the Book of Revelation.

Shaun Micallef attends a training camp in Arkansas attended by bornagain Christians preparing for Armageddon prophesied by the Book of Revelation.

Psychic surgery and John of God
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Psychic surgery and John of God

Shaun Micallef meets a Canadian man who has had a successful psychic surgery performed on him by John of God.

Shaun Micallef meets a Canadian man who has had a successful psychic surgery performed on him by John of God.

Boo comes to the rescue
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Boo comes to the rescue

The reclusive Boo Radley saves the Finch kids from Bob Ewell, teaching Scout to judge people by actions not reputation.

The reclusive Boo Radley saves the Finch kids from Bob Ewell, teaching Scout to judge people by actions not reputation.

Bureaucracy and presidential power
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Bureaucracy and presidential power

Arthur, Ford and Zaphod must negotiate the Vogon bureaucracy to save Trillion from execution, in a critique of presidential powers.

Arthur, Ford and Zaphod must negotiate the Vogon bureaucracy to save Trillion from execution, in a critique of presidential powers.

The meaning of life
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The meaning of life

Deep Thought reveals the answer to life, the university and everything, which only raises greater questions.

Deep Thought reveals the answer to life, the university and everything, which only raises greater questions.

Meningitis - signs and symptoms
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Meningitis - signs and symptoms

Is it a disease that can strike anyone and be passed on easily. Some teenagers who survived meningitis describe it, plus a team of doctors explain the symptoms and treatments.

Is it a disease that can strike anyone and be passed on easily. Some teenagers who survived meningitis describe it, plus a team of doctors explain the symptoms and treatments.

The origin of Listen To The News
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The origin of Listen To The News

Jimmy Chi and other members of Kuckles reveal how Listen To The News was written in the context of the Noonkanbah mining protests.

Jimmy Chi and other members of Kuckles reveal how Listen To The News was written in the context of the Noonkanbah mining protests.

Trump tweets CNN 'bashing' GIF
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Trump tweets CNN 'bashing' GIF

Clip from Media Watch
Did the GIF that Donald Trump retweeted, showing a fake Trump beating on CNN, encourage violence against reporters? Good class discussion.

Did the GIF that Donald Trump retweeted, showing a fake Trump beating on CNN, encourage violence against reporters? Good class discussion.

Life in a Victorian slum - work (part 2)
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Life in a Victorian slum - work (part 2)

After a full day working like Victorians, modern families experience the pain and uncertainty of working like in 1886 London.

After a full day working like Victorians, modern families experience the pain and uncertainty of working like in 1886 London.

Home schooling is on the rise
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Home schooling is on the rise

Clip from The Feed
Over 50,000 Australian kids are now home schooled. But is it really a better option. We hear from the kids and parents themselves.

Over 50,000 Australian kids are now home schooled. But is it really a better option. We hear from the kids and parents themselves.

Mormon missionaries in Fiji
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Mormon missionaries in Fiji

Shaun Micallef joins two Mormon missionaries in Fiji as they work in the community, going on a home visit and joining a work party.

Shaun Micallef joins two Mormon missionaries in Fiji as they work in the community, going on a home visit and joining a work party.

The neuroplasticity of the brain
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The neuroplasticity of the brain

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.

Britain's demand for 18th century Indian textiles
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Britain's demand for 18th century Indian textiles

Dan Snow visits Victoria Albert Museum, inspects 18th century Indian textiles and learns of British manufacturers' concerns for their industry's future.

Dan Snow visits Victoria Albert Museum, inspects 18th century Indian textiles and learns of British manufacturers' concerns for their industry's future.

Vitruvian Man, architecture and beauty
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Vitruvian Man, architecture and beauty

Marcus du Sautoy inspects Leonardo da Vinci's original Vitruvian Man and discusses its application to architecture and geometry.

Marcus du Sautoy inspects Leonardo da Vinci's original Vitruvian Man and discusses its application to architecture and geometry.

The double helix as the structure of DNA
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The double helix as the structure of DNA

Marcus du Sautoy meets Francis Crick's biographer to discuss the significance of the double helix diagram his wife, artist Odile Crick, designed.

Marcus du Sautoy meets Francis Crick's biographer to discuss the significance of the double helix diagram his wife, artist Odile Crick, designed.

Australian Buddhist monks
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Australian Buddhist monks

Clip from The Feed
When one decides to devote their life to becoming a monk, they are choosing to abstain from a lot of the most enjoyable things in life. Meet two Buddhist monks who made that ...

When one decides to devote their life to becoming a monk, they are choosing to abstain from a lot of the most enjoyable things in life. Meet two Buddhist monks who made that decision, find out what drove them to it and how is has affected their life and relationships since.

Cnut becomes European
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Cnut becomes European

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits Reichskrone, the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire, in Vienna and discusses how Cnut the Great's attendance of the Holy Roman Emperor's coronation ...

Neil Oliver visits Reichskrone, the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire, in Vienna and discusses how Cnut the Great's attendance of the Holy Roman Emperor's coronation marks Viking culture becoming European.

Juliet takes poison as part of priest's plan
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Juliet takes poison as part of priest's plan

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Juliet demands Fr Lawrence advise her how to prevent the wedding, threatening to kill herself. The priest offers a whisper of a plan, promising to send word of their plot to ...

Juliet demands Fr Lawrence advise her how to prevent the wedding, threatening to kill herself. The priest offers a whisper of a plan, promising to send word of their plot to Romeo. Juliet is given a poison to simulate death. Unfortunately, Romeo is away when delivery of the letter is attempted. At home, Juliet questions her fate and says goodbye to Gloria. The poison works and Fr Lawrence collects her body for the funeral.

Prejudice and persistence
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Prejudice and persistence

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
Eddie shows Bronson that he has done his homework and can be quite persistent. The Norwegian team tease them both, and Bronson decides to fight back but is knocked out by ...

Eddie shows Bronson that he has done his homework and can be quite persistent. The Norwegian team tease them both, and Bronson decides to fight back but is knocked out by their coach. Regaining consciousness, Bronson has a change of heart and takes Eddie to see the Norwegian training area. Later, Bronson shows off by tackling the 90-metre jump. Eddie is inspired and tries the 40-metre jump again, heeding Bronson's words.

Protein Structure
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Protein Structure

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains how amino acids interact in a protein, what a "folded protein" means and what happens to the three dimensional structure of the protein ...

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains how amino acids interact in a protein, what a "folded protein" means and what happens to the three dimensional structure of the protein when it's tenderised or cooked.

Energy in Food
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Energy in Food

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains how our bodies breakdown carbohydrates into glucose molecules, the storage of these glucose molecules in the polymer glycogen, and how we ...

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains how our bodies breakdown carbohydrates into glucose molecules, the storage of these glucose molecules in the polymer glycogen, and how we reprocess this glycogen as energy when we are sleeping or exercising. While they're at it, Melissa and the Food Lab team discuss how much energy an oyster really contains.

Truman attempts to escape Seahaven
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Truman attempts to escape Seahaven

Clip from The Truman Show
As Truman comes to accept the secret Sylvia revealed, he tests the limits of what he can get away with and tries to escape Seahaven. Producers rush to explain the strange ...

As Truman comes to accept the secret Sylvia revealed, he tests the limits of what he can get away with and tries to escape Seahaven. Producers rush to explain the strange incidents to keep the truth hidden from Truman.

The wondrous thing about Reimann Graphs
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The wondrous thing about Reimann Graphs

Could the patterns found in Reimann Graphs be the answer to everything? Alan Davies gets a layman's view.

Could the patterns found in Reimann Graphs be the answer to everything? Alan Davies gets a layman's view.

Scout is taught empathy
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Scout is taught empathy

After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

Finch family faces down lynch mob
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Finch family faces down lynch mob

The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.

The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.

Prime numbers and the Riemann hypothesis
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Prime numbers and the Riemann hypothesis

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit the UK's National Physical Laboratory, where Mark Oxborrow takes them through an experiment that demonstrates how prime numbers exist in ...

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit the UK's National Physical Laboratory, where Mark Oxborrow takes them through an experiment that demonstrates how prime numbers exist in nature, and the Riemann hypothesis.

Jess' football skills recognised
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Jess' football skills recognised

While Jess' Indian girlfriends tease her about playing football with male friends, Jules spots her upstaging her opponents and invites her to try out for a local team.

While Jess' Indian girlfriends tease her about playing football with male friends, Jules spots her upstaging her opponents and invites her to try out for a local team.

Jess lectured on breaking tradition
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Jess lectured on breaking tradition

Pinky challenges her younger sister Jess to accept her family's traditional values on marriage. Jess' coach Joe later challenges her to live her own life.

Pinky challenges her younger sister Jess to accept her family's traditional values on marriage. Jess' coach Joe later challenges her to live her own life.

Bhamra sisters achieve life goals
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Bhamra sisters achieve life goals

Sisters Jess and Pinky's celebrations are contrasted with short scenes from the football match and traditional wedding.

Sisters Jess and Pinky's celebrations are contrasted with short scenes from the football match and traditional wedding.

What's expected of young men
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What's expected of young men

Clip from Dead Poets Society
Parents and teachers tell the boarders what they're expected to do as boys and achieve as men.

Parents and teachers tell the boarders what they're expected to do as boys and achieve as men.

Ripping up poetry books in class
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Ripping up poetry books in class

Clip from Dead Poets Society
Keating shocks students and staff when he tells his class to rip out the introduction to their poetry textbook.

Keating shocks students and staff when he tells his class to rip out the introduction to their poetry textbook.

Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush
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Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush

It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

Fighting abalone poaching
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Fighting abalone poaching

Clip from The Project
The Project meets the authorities clamping down organised crime poaching abalone, and the fishers affected by the illegal trade.

The Project meets the authorities clamping down organised crime poaching abalone, and the fishers affected by the illegal trade.

The source of the Ganges
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The source of the Ganges

Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

On the Hindu Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage
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On the Hindu Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage

Shaun Micallef goes on a Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage, where he carries water from the Ganges to a Shiva's temple, a 40km walk away.

Shaun Micallef goes on a Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage, where he carries water from the Ganges to a Shiva's temple, a 40km walk away.

Perth shaped by mining boom
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Perth shaped by mining boom

Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

Vikings mark conversion to Christianity
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Vikings mark conversion to Christianity

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

Snowy Flow and river ecology
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Snowy Flow and river ecology

Clip from Catalyst
Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Laser used to measure length of string
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Laser used to measure length of string

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Lonely and out of place in Japan
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Lonely and out of place in Japan

Charlotte struggles with her family's disinterest and Bob doesn't identify with himself when he sees one of his shows overdubbed on Japanese TV.

Charlotte struggles with her family's disinterest and Bob doesn't identify with himself when he sees one of his shows overdubbed on Japanese TV.

Camera travels through human gut
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Camera travels through human gut

Clip from Guts
Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system.

Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system.

The long, slashing, Celtic sword
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The long, slashing, Celtic sword

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.

Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.

Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story
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Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story

Clip from Artscape
Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Schrodinger's cat thought experiment
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Schrodinger's cat thought experiment

Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Babylonians and quadratic equations
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Babylonians and quadratic equations

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.

Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis
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How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis

Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Underwater robot construction
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Underwater robot construction

Clip from How It's Made
See how a robot is built to operate underwater, with thrusters, cameras and bumper frames.

See how a robot is built to operate underwater, with thrusters, cameras and bumper frames.

Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 2
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Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 2

How do genes influence our risk of developing certain diseases like cancer? Will the tumeric experiment switch off these cancer genes?

How do genes influence our risk of developing certain diseases like cancer? Will the tumeric experiment switch off these cancer genes?

Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 1
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Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 1

This large scale experiments puts tumeric to the test. Can it really help with inflammation and cancer? Find out what a meaningful scientific study involves.

This large scale experiments puts tumeric to the test. Can it really help with inflammation and cancer? Find out what a meaningful scientific study involves.

Jess reluctantly accepts tradition
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Jess reluctantly accepts tradition

Under pressure from her parents, Jess complies with her family's expectations, abandons her hopes of a career in sport, and helps prepare for her sister's wedding.

Under pressure from her parents, Jess complies with her family's expectations, abandons her hopes of a career in sport, and helps prepare for her sister's wedding.

The 'dark web': Is a free internet worth risking privacy?
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The 'dark web': Is a free internet worth risking privacy?

Clip from The Feed
Did you know that your Medicare details could be selling on the dark web for less than $30? What's more important - a free internet, or our privacy?

Did you know that your Medicare details could be selling on the dark web for less than $30? What's more important - a free internet, or our privacy?

Goodbye Tony Abbott?
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Goodbye Tony Abbott?

Clip from The Feed
Parody. A June 2017 Guardian poll suggests that only 18 percent of Australians think Tony Abbott should stay in politics. The Feed pays a very tongue in cheek tribute to Mr Abbott.

Parody. A June 2017 Guardian poll suggests that only 18 percent of Australians think Tony Abbott should stay in politics. The Feed pays a very tongue in cheek tribute to Mr Abbott.

Cubic equations and the mathematics of drag
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Cubic equations and the mathematics of drag

Land speed record holder explains how the mathematics of thrust and drag are fundamental to high speed designs.

Land speed record holder explains how the mathematics of thrust and drag are fundamental to high speed designs.

The mathematics of flight
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The mathematics of flight

Quadratic equations hold many secrets of our ability to conquer the sky.

Quadratic equations hold many secrets of our ability to conquer the sky.

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