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Foot development and growing pains
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Foot development and growing pains

Clip from Scope
Scope's Rob Bell explains what bipedalism is, and Queensland University of Technology podiatrist Lloyd Reed reveals how the health of a child's feet affects the rest of their ...

Scope's Rob Bell explains what bipedalism is, and Queensland University of Technology podiatrist Lloyd Reed reveals how the health of a child's feet affects the rest of their developing body.

A glimpse at family life in rural India
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A glimpse at family life in rural India

Clip from India
A quick look at the daily lives of two Indian children and their families as they harvest coconuts and fish for a living.

A quick look at the daily lives of two Indian children and their families as they harvest coconuts and fish for a living.

Causes of the Eureka Rebellion
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Causes of the Eureka Rebellion

Clip from Behind the News
Scope visits Sovereign Hill in Ballarat to learn why people migrated to Victoria during the gold rush and the causes or the Eureka Rebellion.

Scope visits Sovereign Hill in Ballarat to learn why people migrated to Victoria during the gold rush and the causes or the Eureka Rebellion.

Learning languages for 'Asian century'
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Learning languages for 'Asian century'

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News investigates why learning an Asian language is becoming more important amid Asia's growing influence in the global economy and politics.

Behind The News investigates why learning an Asian language is becoming more important amid Asia's growing influence in the global economy and politics.

Body clocks and body temperature
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Body clocks and body temperature

Clip from Scope
Scope's Rob Bell explains how we regulate our own body temperature, and junior scientist Jess demonstrates how to monitor changes to your temperature during the day.

Scope's Rob Bell explains how we regulate our own body temperature, and junior scientist Jess demonstrates how to monitor changes to your temperature during the day.

Nuclear disaster risk after tsunami
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Nuclear disaster risk after tsunami

Behind The News assesses the risks of a nuclear disaster after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Behind The News assesses the risks of a nuclear disaster after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Monsoon season and flooding
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Monsoon season and flooding

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage
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World Challenge at Cambodian orphanage

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

Behind The News shares a video created by students who have returned from a World Challenge visit to Cambodia, where they volunteered to help out at an orphanage.

Breeding jungle perch to repopulate the rivers
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Breeding jungle perch to repopulate the rivers

Clip from Scope
Catch up with Dr Michael Hutchison from the Bribie Island Aquaculture centre who is looking to repopulate the rivers with jungle perch.

Catch up with Dr Michael Hutchison from the Bribie Island Aquaculture centre who is looking to repopulate the rivers with jungle perch.

How to be a better friend
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How to be a better friend

Students go to the Booth of Truth to reveal some of the characteristics of good friends, and Kayne Tremills counts down the top five tips.

Students go to the Booth of Truth to reveal some of the characteristics of good friends, and Kayne Tremills counts down the top five tips.

The causes tooth decay
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The causes tooth decay

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News learns what causes teeth to decay and what can be done to prevent it.

Behind The News learns what causes teeth to decay and what can be done to prevent it.

Calculating a carbon footprint
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Calculating a carbon footprint

Clip from Scope
Dr Rob explains what a carbon footprint is and calculates the figure for producing a Scope story.

Dr Rob explains what a carbon footprint is and calculates the figure for producing a Scope story.

A tour of the replica HMS Endeavour
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A tour of the replica HMS Endeavour

Clip from Behind the News
What was life like for the 94 people on a long journey to the other side of the world Take a tour of the replica of the Endeavour to find out.

What was life like for the 94 people on a long journey to the other side of the world Take a tour of the replica of the Endeavour to find out.

Django helps his son
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Django helps his son

Clip from Ratatouille
Seeing Linguini stand up for Remy leads Django to rethink his opinion of humans.

Seeing Linguini stand up for Remy leads Django to rethink his opinion of humans.

The culture of Balinese dance
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The culture of Balinese dance

Clip from Totally Wild
An explanation of the Balinese style of dance including the costumes, stances and types.

An explanation of the Balinese style of dance including the costumes, stances and types.

The human voice box explained
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The human voice box explained

Clip from Scope
Ear, nose and throat surgeon Chris Perry explains how the human voice box works, describing the larynx and vocal cords, and sends a camera down Dr Rob's nose.

Ear, nose and throat surgeon Chris Perry explains how the human voice box works, describing the larynx and vocal cords, and sends a camera down Dr Rob's nose.

What is cancer and how to treat it
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What is cancer and how to treat it

Clip from Behind the News
Behind The News meets leukaemia survivor Adam and learns what cancer is, what causes the different types of the disease, and how it is treated.

Behind The News meets leukaemia survivor Adam and learns what cancer is, what causes the different types of the disease, and how it is treated.

When getting hurt is 'good' for kids
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When getting hurt is 'good' for kids

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News visits a school that is trying to find a better balance between wrapping kids in bubble wrap and teaching responsible risktaking behaviour.

Behind The News visits a school that is trying to find a better balance between wrapping kids in bubble wrap and teaching responsible risktaking behaviour.

The role of the Royal Flying Doctors Service
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The role of the Royal Flying Doctors Service

Clip from Scope
The Royal Flying Doctors Service's Andrew Kilcross reveals how they travel around Australia in a fleet of 61 planes to provide emergency care and medical advice in rural and ...

The Royal Flying Doctors Service's Andrew Kilcross reveals how they travel around Australia in a fleet of 61 planes to provide emergency care and medical advice in rural and remote areas.

Beach volleyball
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Beach volleyball

Clip from Totally Wild
Catch up with some of the country's top beach volleyball players at the Victoria Open Championships.

Catch up with some of the country's top beach volleyball players at the Victoria Open Championships.

Managing type 1 diabetes
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Managing type 1 diabetes

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News describes the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and meets Jordan, a boy with type 1 diabetes, who demonstrates how he tests and manages his ...

Behind The News describes the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and meets Jordan, a boy with type 1 diabetes, who demonstrates how he tests and manages his insulin levels.

Insects and agriculture in Cambodia
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Insects and agriculture in Cambodia

Clip from Behind The News
Bugs play a role in helping plants to grow and Australian scientists are teaching Cambodians how to manage insect populations and grow the food the nation needs.

Bugs play a role in helping plants to grow and Australian scientists are teaching Cambodians how to manage insect populations and grow the food the nation needs.

Duck hunting season
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Duck hunting season

Behind The News reviews how governments regulate the hunting of ducks, learns how the sport is good for the economy of small towns, and meets people for and against hunting.

Behind The News reviews how governments regulate the hunting of ducks, learns how the sport is good for the economy of small towns, and meets people for and against hunting.

Moving Australia Day
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Moving Australia Day

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News investigates the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people, who regard the anniversary as the day Australia was ...

Behind The News investigates the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people, who regard the anniversary as the day Australia was invaded.

The debate about moving Australia Day
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The debate about moving Australia Day

Clip from Behind The News
A look at both sides of the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people.

A look at both sides of the debate about whether Australia Day should be moved out of respect for Indigenous people.

Trees lock carbon away
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Trees lock carbon away

Clip from Scope
Victorian forestry experts Tom Fairman and Darren Baldyga explain how trees store carbon and why that benefits the environment.

Victorian forestry experts Tom Fairman and Darren Baldyga explain how trees store carbon and why that benefits the environment.

Boiling the perfect egg
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Boiling the perfect egg

Clip from Scope
University of Queensland food scientist Joel Gilmore uses a sousvide machine to cook an egg exactly the way he likes it, and explains the denaturing processes that transform ...

University of Queensland food scientist Joel Gilmore uses a sousvide machine to cook an egg exactly the way he likes it, and explains the denaturing processes that transform the food.

Fighting grain beetles with fungus
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Fighting grain beetles with fungus

Clip from Scope
The Queensland University of Technology's Caroline Hauxwell explains how her team used the beauveria fungus to eradicate grain beetles without using chemical pesticides.

The Queensland University of Technology's Caroline Hauxwell explains how her team used the beauveria fungus to eradicate grain beetles without using chemical pesticides.

Trapdoor spider burrows
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Trapdoor spider burrows

Clip from Scope
Griffith University arachnologist Jeremy Wilson reveals how trapdoor spiders make their homes and how they hunt for prey.

Griffith University arachnologist Jeremy Wilson reveals how trapdoor spiders make their homes and how they hunt for prey.

Wearable Synth-etic musical instrument
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Wearable Synth-etic musical instrument

Clip from Scope
Young inventor Justin Mitchell demonstrates his award-winning Synth-etic musical hoodie, a wearable instrument with a keyboard that can be built into a pocket.

Young inventor Justin Mitchell demonstrates his award-winning Synth-etic musical hoodie, a wearable instrument with a keyboard that can be built into a pocket.

DIY colourful water current
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DIY colourful water current

Clip from Scope
Junior scientist Alexi uses a plastic container, food colourings and a bottle to create a water current model to demonstrate the effect temperature has on water pressure and ...

Junior scientist Alexi uses a plastic container, food colourings and a bottle to create a water current model to demonstrate the effect temperature has on water pressure and creates currents.

Risks to koala habitats
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Risks to koala habitats

Clip from Behind the News
Reporter Jack Evans explains how tree clearing and climate change are endangering koalas and what governments are doing to protect their habitat.

Reporter Jack Evans explains how tree clearing and climate change are endangering koalas and what governments are doing to protect their habitat.

Climate change and electricity generation
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Climate change and electricity generation

Clip from Behind the News
Reporter Amelia Moseley investigates current debates about the best way to generate electricity, considering climate change, renewable energy sources and Alan Finkel's review ...

Reporter Amelia Moseley investigates current debates about the best way to generate electricity, considering climate change, renewable energy sources and Alan Finkel's review of the electricity market.

Behind The News' refugee Welcome Book
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Behind The News' refugee Welcome Book

Clip from Behind the News
Jack Evans reveals Behind The News' new Welcome Book for refugees when they arrive in Australia, containing messages from Aussie kids, and meets some of the people who have ...

Jack Evans reveals Behind The News' new Welcome Book for refugees when they arrive in Australia, containing messages from Aussie kids, and meets some of the people who have received it.

DIY skin model made of marshmallows and jelly
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DIY skin model made of marshmallows and jelly

Clip from Scope
Junior scientist Claudia explains what the different layers of skin are, and demonstrates how to make a model of the organ with jelly, marshmallows, rollups and raspberry twists.

Junior scientist Claudia explains what the different layers of skin are, and demonstrates how to make a model of the organ with jelly, marshmallows, rollups and raspberry twists.

Protecting native species from feral animals
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Protecting native species from feral animals

Clip from Behind the News
Reporter Sowaibah Hanifie reveals how conservationists are using chicken wire structures to give native animals a place to hide from feral animals in the Outback.

Reporter Sowaibah Hanifie reveals how conservationists are using chicken wire structures to give native animals a place to hide from feral animals in the Outback.

Inside a sewerage treatment plant
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Inside a sewerage treatment plant

Clip from Totally Wild
Discover what goes on inside a sewerage treatment plant.

Discover what goes on inside a sewerage treatment plant.

Christmas at Bondi
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Christmas at Bondi

Clip from Bondi Rescue
He might not be the real Santa, but Bondi's lifeguard santa is still a hit. learn about an Aussie Christmas, with a bit of beach culture thrown in.

He might not be the real Santa, but Bondi's lifeguard santa is still a hit. learn about an Aussie Christmas, with a bit of beach culture thrown in.

Roman law in ancient Rome
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Roman law in ancient Rome

Clip from The Time Compass
Many of the 'rules' of law currently used in the western world are based on Roman law, created thousands of years ago

Many of the 'rules' of law currently used in the western world are based on Roman law, created thousands of years ago

Who were the gladiators of rome?
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Who were the gladiators of rome?

Clip from The Time Compass
The Roman 'circus' was notorious for animal and human fights. But who were the people known as gladiators?

The Roman 'circus' was notorious for animal and human fights. But who were the people known as gladiators?

School prepared for bushfires
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School prepared for bushfires

Clip from Behind the News
Behind The News visits a NSW school to learn how they've prepared themselves for bushfire season.

Behind The News visits a NSW school to learn how they've prepared themselves for bushfire season.

What makes someone a bad friend?
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What makes someone a bad friend?

Kayne Tremills discusses some of the things to look out for in a friend's behaviour that might be hurtful, particularly if they occur regularly.

Kayne Tremills discusses some of the things to look out for in a friend's behaviour that might be hurtful, particularly if they occur regularly.

Race walking and hurdling
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Race walking and hurdling

Clip from Totally Wild
What skills are needed to be a race walker or hurdler? Find out in this clip/

What skills are needed to be a race walker or hurdler? Find out in this clip/

What is a capybara
3:33

What is a capybara

Clip from Totally Wild
Find out all about the world's largest rodent - the capybara.

Find out all about the world's largest rodent - the capybara.

The sport of rowing
4:26

The sport of rowing

Clip from Totally Wild
A look into the sport of rowing and what it takes to become a rower.

A look into the sport of rowing and what it takes to become a rower.

Going skydiving
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Going skydiving

Clip from Totally Wild
Join the Totally Wild presenters as they go skydiving.

Join the Totally Wild presenters as they go skydiving.

How hair is formed and what it's for
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How hair is formed and what it's for

Clip from Scope
The University of Queensland's Tom Pearson explains what the function of hair is, the phases of its growth and regeneration, and how melanin controls hair colour.

The University of Queensland's Tom Pearson explains what the function of hair is, the phases of its growth and regeneration, and how melanin controls hair colour.

Greenhouse gasses and the climate
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Greenhouse gasses and the climate

Clip from Behind The News
What are greenhouse gasses and what part do they play in the climate? BTN explains and finds out how we can play our part in reducing them.

What are greenhouse gasses and what part do they play in the climate? BTN explains and finds out how we can play our part in reducing them.

How fireworks shows are created
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How fireworks shows are created

Clip from Behind the News
Behind The News explains how mortars are used to create fireworks displays, and Forch Foti, one of the people behind Sydney's New Year's Eve celebrations, describes how his ...

Behind The News explains how mortars are used to create fireworks displays, and Forch Foti, one of the people behind Sydney's New Year's Eve celebrations, describes how his team designs and prepares the shows.

The future of radio
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The future of radio

Clip from Behind The News
Discover the history of radio and what the future of it might look like with the development of new technologies.

Discover the history of radio and what the future of it might look like with the development of new technologies.

Saving the Great Barrier Reef
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Saving the Great Barrier Reef

Clip from Behind The News
In 2015 the federal government announced an extra $100 million dollars to tackle the environmental problems plaguing the Great Barrier Reef. Meet the students from a a school ...

In 2015 the federal government announced an extra $100 million dollars to tackle the environmental problems plaguing the Great Barrier Reef. Meet the students from a a school doing what they can to save the Great Barrier Reef.

Humans in space
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Humans in space

Clip from Behind The News
BTN looks back at some of our biggest space moments and success stories.

BTN looks back at some of our biggest space moments and success stories.

Tactile bank notes
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Tactile bank notes

Clip from Behind The News
A 13-year old blind boy petitioned the Royal Bank of Australia to add a Braille label to notes so he could tell how much they're worth.

A 13-year old blind boy petitioned the Royal Bank of Australia to add a Braille label to notes so he could tell how much they're worth.

How do earthquakes happen?
3:20

How do earthquakes happen?

Clip from Behind the News
A massive earthquake in Nepal killed thousands of people and caused a huge amount of damage. But what causes an earthquake? Find out how earthquakes happen.

A massive earthquake in Nepal killed thousands of people and caused a huge amount of damage. But what causes an earthquake? Find out how earthquakes happen.

Blindfolded hugging for reconciliation
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Blindfolded hugging for reconciliation

Clip from Behind the News
Behind The News shares the Indigenous student Jasirah Bin Hitam's reconciliation trust exercise, where she stood blindfolded on a beach inviting strangers to hug her to ...

Behind The News shares the Indigenous student Jasirah Bin Hitam's reconciliation trust exercise, where she stood blindfolded on a beach inviting strangers to hug her to counter reported distrust of Aboriginals.

The effects of loud music on our hearing
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The effects of loud music on our hearing

Clip from Behind The News
The World Health Organisation has warned more than a billion kids risk hearing loss because they listen to music too loudly. BTN investigates what really happens when we crank ...

The World Health Organisation has warned more than a billion kids risk hearing loss because they listen to music too loudly. BTN investigates what really happens when we crank up the volume.

Indigenous parliament
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Indigenous parliament

Meet Audrey who is representing her community in an Indigenous parliament in Canberra. Here she shares her experience as they discuss and debate the issues relating to her ...

Meet Audrey who is representing her community in an Indigenous parliament in Canberra. Here she shares her experience as they discuss and debate the issues relating to her people and community

Quidditch for muggles
3:22

Quidditch for muggles

Always wanted to played quidditch like Harry Potter? Well now you can. BTN checks out the growing popularity of the sport for the non-magical.

Always wanted to played quidditch like Harry Potter? Well now you can. BTN checks out the growing popularity of the sport for the non-magical.

Bringing dinosaurs back to life
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Bringing dinosaurs back to life

Clip from Behind the News
How do we know what dinosaurs looked like if we've never seen them in real life? An international show combining the efforts of palaentologists, researchers and puppeteers is ...

How do we know what dinosaurs looked like if we've never seen them in real life? An international show combining the efforts of palaentologists, researchers and puppeteers is bringing dinosaurs to life and allows us to experience what they might have been like close up.

Why bees are important
3:44

Why bees are important

Clip from Behind The News
A lot of people are scared of bees because they sting, but many of us don't understand how important they really are. Find out about what they do, how it affects us and the ...

A lot of people are scared of bees because they sting, but many of us don't understand how important they really are. Find out about what they do, how it affects us and the food we eat and some of the serious concerns they are facing as a species.

Should parents monitor what you do online?
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Should parents monitor what you do online?

Clip from Behind The News
A new study shows that most kids don't want their parents bothering them about what they're doing online. In this video, we hear from several students about how much privacy ...

A new study shows that most kids don't want their parents bothering them about what they're doing online. In this video, we hear from several students about how much privacy they think kids should have on the internet and learn about some of the risks of going online unmonitored.

Who was Gough Whitlam?
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Who was Gough Whitlam?

Clip from Behind The News
Gough Whitlam was the prime minister of Australia for a few years in the 1970s and although he only led for a short time, a lot of big changes were made during his tenure. ...

Gough Whitlam was the prime minister of Australia for a few years in the 1970s and although he only led for a short time, a lot of big changes were made during his tenure. From making higher education more affordable for students, recognising the important role of Indigenous people in Australia's history to exiting the Vietnam War, Whitlam was the leader during one of the most transformative periods in Australia's history.

What is a concussion and how to prevent them
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What is a concussion and how to prevent them

Clip from Behind the News
Kids who are active in sports can sometimes run the risk of injuries, such as a concussion. This video explains how concussions occur and talks about some of the preventive ...

Kids who are active in sports can sometimes run the risk of injuries, such as a concussion. This video explains how concussions occur and talks about some of the preventive measures student athletes and others can take to protect themselves.

Using the science of forensics to solve crimes
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Using the science of forensics to solve crimes

Clip from Scope
Dr Rob heads out to a burglary and teams up with Scenes of Crime Investigator Nicole Tadina from Queensland Police Service to try and catch the culprit!

Dr Rob heads out to a burglary and teams up with Scenes of Crime Investigator Nicole Tadina from Queensland Police Service to try and catch the culprit!

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