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Uber sued by taxi industry for lost payments

Friday, November 30 2018

Major Australian law firm Maurice Blackburn is leading a class-action lawsuit against Uber for their disruption of the taxi industry....

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EU parliament votes to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Friday, October 26 2018

The EU parliament has voted to completely ban single-use plastics by 2021. The ban was proposed in May, and approved...

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CSIRO uses ultrasound scanning on turtles in Ningaloo Reef

Friday, October 19 2018

CSIRO scientists have begun using ultrasound technology to research green sea turtles at Ningaloo Reef in WA. Tracking operations have...

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Teachers biased against girls studying science, study finds

Friday, October 12 2018

Researchers at Macquarie University have found that teachers may treat girls differently in science classes because they subconsciously assume girls...

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Xinjiang signs ‘training centres’ into law for Uyghur population

Friday, October 12 2018

The Xinjiang region in Western China has written their ‘vocational training centres’ into law, amid criticisms of the practice from...

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Bill Shorten’s education pitch: pre-school for three-year-olds

Friday, October 5 2018

In an announcement at Monash University yesterday, Bill Shorten pitched the Labor Party’s new education policy: a 1.7 billion dollar...

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New ‘Omniskin’ transforms normal objects into robots

Friday, September 28 2018

Researchers from Yale University have recently developed ‘omniskins’ – small robots that transform ordinary objects into multifunctional robots. The robots...

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India strikes down law criminalising adultery

Friday, September 28 2018

The Indian supreme court ruled that adultery was no longer a criminal offence yesterday. Common arguments against the law held...

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Abortion legalised in Ireland following May referendum

Friday, September 21 2018

Following a historic referendum in May, Ireland repealed the Eighth Amendment of their Constitution on Wednesday, lifting the ban on...

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EU Parliament passes new copyright law

Friday, September 14 2018

The European Parliament passed their new digital copyright law on Wednesday. The bill was created to update copyright law for...

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