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Water solutions without a grain of salt

Monash University researchers have developed technology that can deliver clean water to thousands of communities worldwide.

Engineering & technology
democracy decline

AFP media raids: the secret country, security laws and Australia’s democratic decline

The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.

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Victorians struggling to make food ends meet: study

While cost of living pressures have hit Victorians hard, families have become more resourceful in budgeting and food preparation, new research shows.

Medicine & health
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Star Spangled Brander: Domestic buys provide conservatives with wall of security

Republican voters are strongly attached to home-grown brands because they feel uncertain about the world in which they live and see foreign competition as a sign of division and unrest, Monash research shows.

Business
Detention

Crimes of obedience: Why do people consent to large-scale harm?

What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?

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Future tech lacks female smarts: study

Monash University research has found smart technologies have failed to deliver on many promises for effortless and easy living.

Engineering & technology
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Symbol of identity: Notre-Dame fire has ramifications beyond a rebuild

More than an architectural marvel, it remains to be seen if the damaged Notre-Dame will be caught up in the divisions of French society, or play a role as a symbol of unity.

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The whistleblower: a hero pursued rather than protected?

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is the biggest whistleblower the world has ever seen, but he is not alone in being pursued relentlessly after exposing embarrassing information or misconduct.

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migration

Climate migration: policies need to focus on local solutions

Pacific climate migration patterns challenge the role of national governments as intermediaries for policy action.

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