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Shoppers favour plastic bags

Malaysia's No Plastic Bag Saturday policy has had minimal effect on the amount of plastic waste going to landfills, according to new research.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Environment
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Why do cyclists run red lights?

Almost 40 per cent of cyclists have reported committing red light infringements, but fines should only be part of the strategy to improve safety, according to new research.

dateJul 31, 2012 in Social Sciences
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How to break the people smugglers' real business model

The Australian government claims that its new asylum seeker policy – the PNG solution – breaks the people smugglers' business model. Anyone smuggled by boat to Australia will be removed to Papua New Guinea for processing ...

dateJul 26, 2013 in Other
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Boys can hit the right note

Enormously popular reality TV singing competitions attract plenty of male contestants, but getting school-age boys involved in singing remains a serious challenge for music educators.

dateJul 08, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Why women choose to migrate

Women from China and India are migrating to change their lives, although they face greater risk than men of human trafficking, assault and rape.

dateAug 01, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Wrapped up in Ribbon

An amazing portable combination heating and cooling device, designed by Monash University Industrial Design student Enzo Kocak, has claimed second place in this year’s international Electrolux Design ...

dateSep 12, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Behavioral responses to a changing world

(Phys.org) -- Male beetles in Western Australia are mating with beer bottles in response to environmental change caused by human activity. A new book examines why, and the impacts on biodiversity.

dateJun 15, 2012 in Ecology
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Music in the air

The days of sitting at keyboard with a pencil and a sheet of manuscript paper to compose music could be long gone with the development of software by researchers from Monash University’s Faculty of Information ...

dateAug 22, 2011 in Software
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