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A baby is not a handbag

Mon, 2019-11-18 21:16
The intentions of scientists designing babies with three genetic parents may be good but the procedure is still unethical Read more...

Is vitamin E acetate killing vapers?

Mon, 2019-11-18 19:19
It wouldn’t be the first time that shady operators took advantage of consumers Read more...

Population reduction for the planet

Mon, 2019-11-18 11:09
11,000 scientists call for population stabilisation and reduction Read more...

Is demography really destiny?

Mon, 2019-11-18 04:32
There is an escalating war of words between Conservative Inc and the dissident Right over legal immigration Read more...

China tightens government control of postal services

Mon, 2019-11-18 03:04
Severe punishments given for sending, transmitting or receiving ‘subversive’ material Read more...

Deadbeat dads, draft-dodgers and the pro-choice argument

Mon, 2019-11-18 02:11
Women have more reproductive rights than men Read more...

An 8-year-old made US$22 million on YouTube

Mon, 2019-11-18 01:47
...but most social media influencers are like unpaid interns. Read more...

Use and abuse: the exploitative reality of surrogacy and egg donation

Fri, 2019-11-15 04:08
Turning women and children into commodities. Read more...

10 Subversive jokes that could’ve landed you in an East German prison

Fri, 2019-11-15 03:47
Why do Stasi officers work in groups of three? Read more...

‘Based on an actual lie’

Fri, 2019-11-15 03:45
'The Farewell' is a charming portrait of a Chinese family divided by culture and united in love of their grandmother Read more...

One man and his gun: Mikhail Kalashnikov and the AK-47

Thu, 2019-11-14 18:29
100 million of his killing machines have been produced. Did the inventor have any regrets? Read more...

What’s behind the nursing home disaster?

Thu, 2019-11-14 09:48
Australian aged care is in crisis Read more...

Is Africa as populous as we think?

Wed, 2019-11-13 07:45
Census data isn't always reliable. Read more...

Work beats marriage and kids for a sense of fulfilment, a US survey finds

Wed, 2019-11-13 06:50
It's no wonder that social bonds are fraying Read more...

Cardinal Pell wins right to appeal to Australia’s High Court

Tue, 2019-11-12 23:33
This will be his last chance to vindicate himself Read more...

Sex and logical reasoning: difficult but not impossible

Tue, 2019-11-12 07:53
Getting someone to see what is right in front of his eyes Read more...

Preventing sexual abuse of children is not a ‘white hats’ vs ‘black hats’ contest

Mon, 2019-11-11 23:25
We need to think in a more nuanced way about the problem Read more...

I teach and play gospel music and I think Kanye’s Jesus is King is a remarkable gospel album

Mon, 2019-11-11 02:00
Kanye reminds us gospel is the music and story of a whole community Read more...

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