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Kids with Google accounts: how parents can keep them safe
3 years ago

Kids with Google accounts: how parents can keep them safe

Kids with Google accounts: how parents can keep them safe

By Joanne Orlando, University of Western Sydney

You might have seen reports that Google could offer children under the age …
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The Emmys show what it takes to make great TV drama go global
3 years ago

The Emmys show what it takes to make great TV drama go global

The Emmys show what it takes to make great TV drama go global

By Mark Poole, RMIT University

The American TV drama Fargo (2014-) was today awarded the gong for …
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The Ice Bucket Challenge and social media virality
3 years ago

The Ice Bucket Challenge and social media virality

The Ice Bucket Challenge and social media virality

By Shanton Chang, University of Melbourne

The news that broke last night of the accidental death of the Ice Bucket Challenge pioneer, …
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For top broadband policy, look no further than Canada
3 years ago

For top broadband policy, look no further than Canada

For top broadband policy, look no further than Canada

By Robert Imre, University of Newcastle and Stephen Owen, University of Newcastle

You might have seen communications minister Malcolm Turnbull raising the …
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‘Shock and kill’ approach cures mice of HIV in world first
3 years ago

‘Shock and kill’ approach cures mice of HIV in world first

‘Shock and kill’ approach cures mice of HIV in world first

By Reema Rattan, The Conversation and Alexandra Miller, The Conversation

A combination of four drugs can flush out HIV-infected …
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Fast-tracking access to experimental Ebola drugs
3 years ago

Fast-tracking access to experimental Ebola drugs

Fast-tracking access to experimental Ebola drugs

The current outbreak of Zaire Ebola virus in Western Africa is the largest ever recorded. More than 1800 people have been infected and nearly …
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