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Bangarra artistic director reveals creative process
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Bangarra artistic director reveals creative process

Clip from Creative Minds
Stephen Page reveals the creative process behind his work with the Bangarra Dance Theatre.

Stephen Page reveals the creative process behind his work with the Bangarra Dance Theatre.

Oppenheimer outlines climate change evidence
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Oppenheimer outlines climate change evidence

World renowned climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer outlines the evidence for global warming.

World renowned climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer outlines the evidence for global warming.

'Carpe diem' speech on first day of school
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'Carpe diem' speech on first day of school

Clip from Dead Poets Society
First classes reveal very different teaching styles and an English teacher who tells the boys to seize the day.

First classes reveal very different teaching styles and an English teacher who tells the boys to seize the day.

Is theft ethical if it makes a point?
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Is theft ethical if it makes a point?

Clip from Hacking The System
A 'life hacker' shows us how easy it is to burgle a home, claiming his tips make a point about security. Is he right?

A 'life hacker' shows us how easy it is to burgle a home, claiming his tips make a point about security. Is he right?

Denaturation of proteins
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Denaturation of proteins

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains how the string of amino acids present in protein undergoes different physical transformations when presented with stressors like heat or ...

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains how the string of amino acids present in protein undergoes different physical transformations when presented with stressors like heat or acid. The chemical change of a protein occurs when it's folded three-dimensional structure unfolds during a curing or cooking, a process known as denaturation.

Pineapple caramel
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Pineapple caramel

Ben Milbourne flambés some caramel pineapple, and Dr Joel Gilmore explains what flambéing is and what's happening to the alcohol. When alcohol is heated, the ethanol moves to ...

Ben Milbourne flambés some caramel pineapple, and Dr Joel Gilmore explains what flambéing is and what's happening to the alcohol. When alcohol is heated, the ethanol moves to the surface of the liquid and the vapour pressure increases, allowing it to catch fire and evaporate.

The harsh rules of a 'native' settlement
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The harsh rules of a 'native' settlement

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
Molly, Daisy and Gracie are introduced to life at Moore River Native Settlement where Indigenous languages are banned.

Molly, Daisy and Gracie are introduced to life at Moore River Native Settlement where Indigenous languages are banned.

The 1965 Freedom Ride and Charles Perkins
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The 1965 Freedom Ride and Charles Perkins

Clip from Fire Talker
Archival footage reveals the bus journey Charles Perkins and other Indigenous civil rights activists took in the 1965 Freedom Ride from Sydney to western NSW.

Archival footage reveals the bus journey Charles Perkins and other Indigenous civil rights activists took in the 1965 Freedom Ride from Sydney to western NSW.

Subliminal priming effects of temperature
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Subliminal priming effects of temperature

Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.

Lawrence Williams conducts an experiment to test the subliminal priming effects of holding a cold or hot drink on a subject making a decision about a person.

Jean Carter's Stolen Generation story
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Jean Carter's Stolen Generation story

Musician Archie Roach meets Jean Carter, who recounts the story about how she and her siblings were stolen from La Perouse, separated from her brothers and taken to ...

Musician Archie Roach meets Jean Carter, who recounts the story about how she and her siblings were stolen from La Perouse, separated from her brothers and taken to Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls' Training Home.

Hidden' cameras capture 'reality'
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Hidden' cameras capture 'reality'

Clip from The Truman Show
Truman pretends to remain ignorant of the truth and goes through the motions of a normal day. Contrasting camera angles and effects create the impression he is under surveillance.

Truman pretends to remain ignorant of the truth and goes through the motions of a normal day. Contrasting camera angles and effects create the impression he is under surveillance.

Atticus' closing argument
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Atticus' closing argument

In summing up his defence, Atticus links Tom's case to the racial prejudices of the Alabama town.

In summing up his defence, Atticus links Tom's case to the racial prejudices of the Alabama town.

Staging Patrick White's The Ham Funeral
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Staging Patrick White's The Ham Funeral

Clip from Artscape
Artistic director Adam Cook discusses the staging of The Ham Funeral in the 1960s and the difficulty Patrick White had in having the play performed.

Artistic director Adam Cook discusses the staging of The Ham Funeral in the 1960s and the difficulty Patrick White had in having the play performed.

Born-again Christians and Armageddon
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Born-again Christians and Armageddon

Shaun Micallef discusses who will be saved when Armageddon arrives with Endtime Ministries Pentecostalist minister Irvin Baxter, who offers to baptise him to be born again.

Shaun Micallef discusses who will be saved when Armageddon arrives with Endtime Ministries Pentecostalist minister Irvin Baxter, who offers to baptise him to be born again.

Brain activity and subliminal priming
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Brain activity and subliminal priming

Patrick Haggard demonstrates how our brains make decisions before we become conscious of them through subliminal priming experiments.

Patrick Haggard demonstrates how our brains make decisions before we become conscious of them through subliminal priming experiments.

Circulation and blood flow
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Circulation and blood flow

Michael Mosley reveals how scientists understand how blood flows through the body, from Roman theories to 17th century physician William Harvey's circulatory system, and ...

Michael Mosley reveals how scientists understand how blood flows through the body, from Roman theories to 17th century physician William Harvey's circulatory system, and modern fluid dynamics.

Arthur reveals the ultimate question
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Arthur reveals the ultimate question

Arthur returns 'home' on Earth Mk.II where the mice ask him what the ultimate question to life, the universe and everything is.

Arthur returns 'home' on Earth Mk.II where the mice ask him what the ultimate question to life, the universe and everything is.

Jess confronts her traditional family
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Jess confronts her traditional family

Presented with the opportunity to take up a scholarship to study and play in the US, Jess stands up to her parents at a family gathering after her sister's wedding.

Presented with the opportunity to take up a scholarship to study and play in the US, Jess stands up to her parents at a family gathering after her sister's wedding.

Kate and Petruchio's battle of the sexes
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Kate and Petruchio's battle of the sexes

Petruchio and Katherina argue from the moment they first meet but Petruchio still insists Kate will be be his wife.

Petruchio and Katherina argue from the moment they first meet but Petruchio still insists Kate will be be his wife.

Critical thinking on top of desks
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Critical thinking on top of desks

Clip from Dead Poets Society
Keating teaches the boys to seek out alternative views and find their own voices ... by climbing over his desk.

Keating teaches the boys to seek out alternative views and find their own voices ... by climbing over his desk.

The right time for insubordination
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The right time for insubordination

Clip from Dead Poets Society
Dalton is disciplined for sneaking an article into the school paper and Keating questions his judgement.

Dalton is disciplined for sneaking an article into the school paper and Keating questions his judgement.

Honour, betrayal and schoolmates
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Honour, betrayal and schoolmates

Clip from Dead Poets Society
The principal blames Keating for Perry's suicide and the boys are summoned to betray their captain.

The principal blames Keating for Perry's suicide and the boys are summoned to betray their captain.

Engineered bacteria make diesel fuel from sugar
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Engineered bacteria make diesel fuel from sugar

Clip from Cell
Revolutionary approaches to cell biology have resulted in simple bacteria being able to produce pure diesel fuel from sugar.

Revolutionary approaches to cell biology have resulted in simple bacteria being able to produce pure diesel fuel from sugar.

Consulting a Hindu guru
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Consulting a Hindu guru

Shaun Micallef helps prepare a cave ahead of a meeting with a guru, where they discuss life beyond the cave as an illusion and a single divine consciousness.

Shaun Micallef helps prepare a cave ahead of a meeting with a guru, where they discuss life beyond the cave as an illusion and a single divine consciousness.

Not speaking English overcomes animosity
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Not speaking English overcomes animosity

Clip from The Sapphires
Kay speaking Yorta Yorta convinces Viet Cong ambushers to let the band pass. (Coarse language.)

Kay speaking Yorta Yorta convinces Viet Cong ambushers to let the band pass. (Coarse language.)

Druid divination spoons
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Druid divination spoons

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Miranda Green who demonstrates how druids may have used divination spoons to tell the future.

Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Miranda Green who demonstrates how druids may have used divination spoons to tell the future.

Celtic language
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Celtic language

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets linguist Paul Russell and discuss how traces of Celtic language exist in modern languages, and what those ancient dialects might sound like.

Neil Oliver meets linguist Paul Russell and discuss how traces of Celtic language exist in modern languages, and what those ancient dialects might sound like.

Ancient Egyptian numbers, the Rhind papyrus and binary
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Ancient Egyptian numbers, the Rhind papyrus and binary

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy shows how the Ancient Egyptian number system worked, and the problems with it, and reveals that binary is documented in the 1550 BC Rhind Mathematical Papyrus.

Marcus du Sautoy shows how the Ancient Egyptian number system worked, and the problems with it, and reveals that binary is documented in the 1550 BC Rhind Mathematical Papyrus.

Aboriginal deaths in custody
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Aboriginal deaths in custody

Clip from 7.30
The families of Jayden Bennell and Ms Dhu, who died in prison, appeal for the recommendations of 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody to be put in place.

The families of Jayden Bennell and Ms Dhu, who died in prison, appeal for the recommendations of 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody to be put in place.

The Fibonacci sequence in nature
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The Fibonacci sequence in nature

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

Right to privacy and 'rear window' ethics
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Right to privacy and 'rear window' ethics

Clip from Rear Window
When they see a woman attacked, and do nothing, Jeff and Lisa consider the ethics of voyeurism, but overlook the death of a neighbour's dog.

When they see a woman attacked, and do nothing, Jeff and Lisa consider the ethics of voyeurism, but overlook the death of a neighbour's dog.

Strangers help girls find their way home
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Strangers help girls find their way home

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
A white bushman helps the girls find the right fence home and an abused Aboriginal servant hides girls at farmhouse.

A white bushman helps the girls find the right fence home and an abused Aboriginal servant hides girls at farmhouse.

Bangarra leaders discuss operating in mainstream
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Bangarra leaders discuss operating in mainstream

Clip from Living Black
Stephen and David Page discuss Aboriginality and stereotyping in contemporary dance.

Stephen and David Page discuss Aboriginality and stereotyping in contemporary dance.

The importance of reputation to Vikings
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The importance of reputation to Vikings

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver learns the status of Thor and Odin in Norse mythology and how Vikings valued their reputations above any Christian's immortal soul.

Neil Oliver learns the status of Thor and Odin in Norse mythology and how Vikings valued their reputations above any Christian's immortal soul.

Oseberg ship and the Viking afterlife
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Oseberg ship and the Viking afterlife

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits Norway's Oseberg ship (c 800 AD) and learns what the artefact reveals about how the Vikings' viewed the afterlife.

Neil Oliver visits Norway's Oseberg ship (c 800 AD) and learns what the artefact reveals about how the Vikings' viewed the afterlife.

Syrian refugees in Beqaa Valley camp
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Syrian refugees in Beqaa Valley camp

Clip from 7.30
Matt Brown travels to the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon to meet Syrians in refugee camps, two years into what the UN Refugee Agency describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since ...

Matt Brown travels to the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon to meet Syrians in refugee camps, two years into what the UN Refugee Agency describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since the Cold War.

Surf Lifeguard - first day on the job
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Surf Lifeguard - first day on the job

Clip from Bondi Rescue
Meet Tommy - he's wanted to be a lifeguard since he was a kid. On his first day, he has to catch a deadly sea snake. Is he up to it?

Meet Tommy - he's wanted to be a lifeguard since he was a kid. On his first day, he has to catch a deadly sea snake. Is he up to it?

Towers and forts in Iron Age Britain
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Towers and forts in Iron Age Britain

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver visits the Broch of Gurness, the ruins of a tower in Orkney, built around 400 BC, and Tre'r Ceiri hillfort, built in Wales around 200 BC, and contrasts their purposes.

Neil Oliver visits the Broch of Gurness, the ruins of a tower in Orkney, built around 400 BC, and Tre'r Ceiri hillfort, built in Wales around 200 BC, and contrasts their purposes.

Bronze Age food preparation
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Bronze Age food preparation

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits a replica Bronze Age house to learn how farmers prepared food and alcohol for winter.

Neil Oliver visits a replica Bronze Age house to learn how farmers prepared food and alcohol for winter.

Why store loyalty cards are a joke
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Why store loyalty cards are a joke

Clip from The Checkout
Did you know that in order to be 'rewarded' with a toaster through a Coles loyalty program - you'd need to spend $26,000 on groceries first?

Did you know that in order to be 'rewarded' with a toaster through a Coles loyalty program - you'd need to spend $26,000 on groceries first?

Queen Mary's phantom pregnancies
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Queen Mary's phantom pregnancies

Mary Tudor endured not one, but two phantom pregnancies in succession. The lack of an heir to the throne threatened not only her own standing, but the security of Catholicism ...

Mary Tudor endured not one, but two phantom pregnancies in succession. The lack of an heir to the throne threatened not only her own standing, but the security of Catholicism in England.

The new astronomy of 'exoplanet hunting'
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The new astronomy of 'exoplanet hunting'

A whole new field of astronomy uses physics to help identify the size and composition of planets far beyond our solar system.

A whole new field of astronomy uses physics to help identify the size and composition of planets far beyond our solar system.

Islamophobia in Australia
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Islamophobia in Australia

Clip from The Feed
With incidents of Islamophobia all too common in Australia, what are some of the factors that seem to play a role And what can be done to address this problem from all angles ...

With incidents of Islamophobia all too common in Australia, what are some of the factors that seem to play a role And what can be done to address this problem from all angles Join this discussion that takes into consideration the frequency of these events and why victims of Islamophobia so often tend to be women.

Designing the front page of the daily telegraph
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Designing the front page of the daily telegraph

Clip from The Feed
The Daily Telegraph is known for having its provocative front pages and, in this clip, we get to go behind the scenes and meet everyone in the newsroom who makes it happen. ...

The Daily Telegraph is known for having its provocative front pages and, in this clip, we get to go behind the scenes and meet everyone in the newsroom who makes it happen. What are they looking to achieve with the front page and what sort of thought goes into those memorable headlines

Responding to Australia's cut in penalty rates
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Responding to Australia's cut in penalty rates

Clip from The Feed
Peta Granger of Lush Cosmetics discusses Australia's recent decision to cut penalty rates, why her company is defying the ruling so that their workers continue to get paid the ...

Peta Granger of Lush Cosmetics discusses Australia's recent decision to cut penalty rates, why her company is defying the ruling so that their workers continue to get paid the same, as well as the business model Lush uses and why she believes it's the best.

Experiencing homelessness firsthand
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Experiencing homelessness firsthand

Clip from The Feed
A reality show challenges a group of wealthy individuals to live as though they were homeless for ten days. In this discussion, the motivations behind the project and some of ...

A reality show challenges a group of wealthy individuals to live as though they were homeless for ten days. In this discussion, the motivations behind the project and some of the revelations of the cast are discussed.

Iron Age Hjortspring boat
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Iron Age Hjortspring boat

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits Demark's Hjortspring boat (c 350 BC) and explains how the Vikings evolved from warring Scandinavian tribes.

Neil Oliver visits Demark's Hjortspring boat (c 350 BC) and explains how the Vikings evolved from warring Scandinavian tribes.

Mormon lifestyle and youth
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Mormon lifestyle and youth

Shaun Micallef meets students at Brigham Young University and discusses aspects of they Mormon lifestyle and faith.

Shaun Micallef meets students at Brigham Young University and discusses aspects of they Mormon lifestyle and faith.

A closer look at frypans
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A closer look at frypans

Learn the difference between types of frypans and the materials they are made from.

Learn the difference between types of frypans and the materials they are made from.

Horatio attempts to court the princess
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Horatio attempts to court the princess

Clip from Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver plays Cyrano de Bergerac to Horatio's Christian de Neuvillette when the visiting giant tells the Lilliputian how to win the heart of the princess, citing lyrics from ...

Gulliver plays Cyrano de Bergerac to Horatio's Christian de Neuvillette when the visiting giant tells the Lilliputian how to win the heart of the princess, citing lyrics from Prince's Kiss.

Gulliver make peace between rival nations
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Gulliver make peace between rival nations

Clip from Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver recites Edwin Starr's song war as he negotiates peace between the Lilliputians and Blefuscudians.

Gulliver recites Edwin Starr's song war as he negotiates peace between the Lilliputians and Blefuscudians.

The impact of climate change
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The impact of climate change

David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

Godel's incompleteness theorem
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Godel's incompleteness theorem

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy examines Kurt Godel's incompleteness theorem and the crisis in mathematics that while a statement about numbers might be true, they might never be proven.

Marcus du Sautoy examines Kurt Godel's incompleteness theorem and the crisis in mathematics that while a statement about numbers might be true, they might never be proven.

Protecting ourselves from scams
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Protecting ourselves from scams

The team from the checkout highlight what to watch out for to avoid being affected by scammers.

The team from the checkout highlight what to watch out for to avoid being affected by scammers.

From childhood to adolescence with autism
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From childhood to adolescence with autism

Clip from Australian Story
Sam Best and his family needed to come up with daring new approaches to help Sam progress socially as he grew older.

Sam Best and his family needed to come up with daring new approaches to help Sam progress socially as he grew older.

Sam's confidence grows
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Sam's confidence grows

Clip from Australian Story
A series of physical challenges in Africa, including boxing and white water rafting, expand Sam's world and make him better at social interactions.

A series of physical challenges in Africa, including boxing and white water rafting, expand Sam's world and make him better at social interactions.

Sam delivers his speech
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Sam delivers his speech

Clip from Australian Story
Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Vegemite science
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Vegemite science

Molecular scientist Benjamin Schulz busts a myth about whether the yeast in vegemite can be used to make homebrew and recalls a fermentation experiment he employed to test the ...

Molecular scientist Benjamin Schulz busts a myth about whether the yeast in vegemite can be used to make homebrew and recalls a fermentation experiment he employed to test the theory.

Valentine's Day at the college
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Valentine's Day at the college

Miranda sings into the mirror while brushing her hair. Miranda turns to Sara and invites her to visit her wonderful family in Queensland; Sarah shyly nods her desire to do so. ...

Miranda sings into the mirror while brushing her hair. Miranda turns to Sara and invites her to visit her wonderful family in Queensland; Sarah shyly nods her desire to do so. Concerned, Miranda reminds Sara to focuses her attention elsewhere. Sara looks hurt and confused. All the students excitedly celebrate St. Valentine's over breakfast. Sara is told that she won't be attending the school excursion. The scene shows the strong gender roles and propriety that marked the early 1900s.

Archie Roach's Stolen Generation story
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Archie Roach's Stolen Generation story

Musician Archie Roach and cousins tell the story of how he was stolen at Framlingham Aboriginal Station as a child.

Musician Archie Roach and cousins tell the story of how he was stolen at Framlingham Aboriginal Station as a child.

Ruby Hunter's Stolen Generation story
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Ruby Hunter's Stolen Generation story

Musician Archie Roach's partner Ruby Hunter shares the story of growing up in institutions across Adelaide, and how her family tried to evade authorities when she was very young.

Musician Archie Roach's partner Ruby Hunter shares the story of growing up in institutions across Adelaide, and how her family tried to evade authorities when she was very young.

Teenage brains
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Teenage brains

Clip from Understanding
The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

Nash develops an idea for his thesis
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Nash develops an idea for his thesis

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Australian pays Greek family friend's pension
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Australian pays Greek family friend's pension

Clip from The Project
James Koufos speaks to The Project about why he wanted to help a family friend, Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, who was photographed crying in the streets after losing his pension in ...

James Koufos speaks to The Project about why he wanted to help a family friend, Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, who was photographed crying in the streets after losing his pension in Greece's economic crisis.

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