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Immigration and the resources boom

New research from Monash University has found that Australia’s population circumstances demand an immigration program which addresses problems of sustainability, particularly as they affect the quality ...

dateJul 18, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Winning the war on weight

A Monash University-led nationwide study into the health beliefs and behaviours of obese people has found that the more severely obese a person is, the less likely they feel they can reduce their weight.

dateFeb 05, 2010 in Health
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Gaming claims don’t add up

The level of charitable and community contributions provided by poker machine operators is ‘miniscule’ in comparison to the amount of money lost by poker machine users within local communities, a ...

dateApr 17, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Don't panic: The animal's guide to hitchhiking

New research suggests that hitch-hiking, once believed to be the exclusive domain of beat poets and wanderers, is in fact an activity that daring members of the animal kingdom engage in. And it may lead to a serious ecological ...

dateOct 20, 2011 in Ecology
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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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