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Image-based abuse: the disturbing phenomenon of the 'deep fake'

The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deep fakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.

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Busting the gender stereotype of what a scientist 'looks like'

Times have changed, but the gendered stereotype that scientists are predominantly serious, professional, white men is one that persists.

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Metaphors be with you: what Reagan’s Star Wars tells us about Trump’s wall

President Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is more symbol than substance – just like Reagan's Star Wars program.

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The Australian flag: is it high time for a rethink?

With the Australian flag increasingly seen as a fashion statement rather than what it's supposed to represent, is it time for a rethink?

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Peer reviews get five-star rating: research

Research by Monash Business School shows consumers are more favourably swayed by peer reviews on social media sites when purchasing movie tickets or a hotel stay.

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World-first Christmas campaign gives children a reason to smile

A partnership between young children living with Muscular Dystrophy (MD) and a group engineers at Monash University has resulted in a world-first Christmas campaign – complete with 3D Christmas decorations.

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Divide and conquer: understanding the role of sacred values

A better understanding of our deep emotional attachment to sacredness could help resolve deadlocks in long-running and seemingly intractable conflicts.

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Building more flexible barriers to save lives on our country roads

Flexible road barriers are being rolled out on high-risk Victorian roads after research showed they eliminated up to 90 per cent of fatal and serious crashes.

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Friday the 13th: why are we worried?

It's just another day, right? So why is there so much superstition surrounding it?

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