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Vietnam parasite may be killing war vets

Vietnam parasite

Research shows some Vietnam veterans may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.

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5 discoveries we can thank twins for

twins

Thirty-five years of twin research have led to incredible insights into how the environment and our genes impact our health, writes Catriona May of the University of Melbourne

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Telstra to refund 42,000 customers for not delivering promised NBN speeds

NBN

Telstra has offered to compensate 42,000 customers after failing to provide customers with the fast National Broadband Network ( NBN ) speeds they promised.

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Australian Researchers Working Toward Global Asbestos Ban

asbestos ban

To mark the launch of the National Asbestos Awareness Campaign (November) to raise vital awareness of the dangers of asbestos among Australian homeowners, renovators and tradies, the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute (ADRI) announced an international first in the campaign for a global ban on asbestos.

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Why everyone is moving to Queensland

moving to queensland

Queensland has emerged as Australia’s favourite destination for interstate moves, ABS data shows.

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106-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctic hut

fruit cake

Wellington New Zealand scientists have found a ‘perfectly preserved’ 106-year-old fruitcake in a remote Antarctic hut.

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Tips to protect yourself from identity theft

identity theft

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is providing taxpayers with simple ways to protect themselves from scammers and identity theft as part of Stay Smart Online week.

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Stillbirth discovery gives hope to women

stillbirth discovery

An Australian professor is pushing ahead with a simple test that could result in stillbirth rates plummeting worldwide.

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The 2024 and 2028 Olympic host cities have been announced…

Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee has awarded the 2024 summer Olympic Games and the 2028 following a vote in the Peruvian capital.

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Haunting photos of polar ice…..simply stunning!

polar ice

Photographer Camille Seaman shoots icebergs, showing the world the complex beauty of these massive, ancient chunks of ice. Dive in to her photo slideshow, “The Last Iceberg.”

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