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Research challenges boat turn–back policy

Research by The University of Queensland's Migrant Smuggling Working Group shows that Australia's policy to turn-back boats does little to combat migrant smuggling, violates international obligations and ...

dateMar 13, 2015 in Social Sciences
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On Pi Day, how scientists use this number

If you like numbers, you will love March 14, 2015. When written as a numerical date, it's 3/14/15, corresponding to the first six digits of pi (3.1415)—a once-in-a-century coincidence! Pi Day, which would ...

dateMar 13, 2015 in Mathematics
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Native food, native wisdom

For people who have been connected to the land it comes from for thousands of years, food is more than just a collection of calories and nutrients. For Native Americans, traditional staples can define their ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Social Sciences
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