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How does your wine make you feel?

University of Adelaide researchers are investigating the links between wine, where it's consumed and emotion to help the Australian wine industry gain deeper consumer insights into their products.

Aug 29, 2014
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When it comes to how pizza looks, cheese matters

Most consumers have an idea what they want their pizza slice to look like. Golden cheese with that dark toasted-cheese color scattered in distinct blistery patches across the surface with a bit of oil glistening in the valleys. ...

Aug 21, 2014
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Freedom and responsibility of science

Yesterday, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences presented their recommendations for "The Freedom and Responsibility of Science" in Berlin. Both research organizations appeal ...

Aug 21, 2014
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What I learned from debating science with trolls

I often like to discuss science online and I'm also rather partial to topics that promote lively discussion, such as climate change, crime statistics and (perhaps surprisingly) the big bang. This inevitably ...

Aug 20, 2014
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Activists urge EU to scrap science advisor job

Nine major charities urged the European Commission on Tuesday to scrap a science advisor position it says puts too much power over sensitive policy into the hands of one person.

Aug 19, 2014
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More to a skilled ear in music

The first pilot study in Australia to give musicians the skills and training to critically assess music by what they hear rather than what they see begins this month at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.The study aims to ...

Aug 15, 2014
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French wine producers turn to science for flavour

A group of wine cooperatives in southwest France has joined forces with leading scientists to "liberate" the flavours most prized by consumers in growing wine markets, from China to the US.

Aug 10, 2014
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Publish don't perish thanks to new iPhone app

A new app developed at the University of Otago is already helping researchers in over 20 countries connect more effectively with journals that could publish their research.

Aug 08, 2014
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