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iol.co.za
The myth of Africa’s growing middle classmiddle class, writes Henning Melber. Since the turn of the century the middle
The myth of Africa’s growing middle class
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
middle class, writes Henning Melber. Since the turn of the century the middle classes of the global South have taken centre stage in economic policy circles. Animated by diversification of some countries’ economies, a handful of economists... Read more
22h
WA Today
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practicesdeals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the op
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practices
WA Today / Posted 22 hours ago
deals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the operations. The company said the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating how Alibaba accounts for affiliated companies, including a logistics venture, and... Read more
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22h
Canberra Times
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practicesdeals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the op
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practices
Canberra Times / Posted 22 hours ago
deals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the operations. The company said the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating how Alibaba accounts for affiliated companies, including a logistics venture, and... Read more
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22h
Business Standard India
Alibaba faces US accounting inquirydeals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the op
Alibaba faces US accounting inquiry
Business Standard India / Posted 22 hours ago
deals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the operations. The company said the security and exchange commission was investigating how Alibaba accounts for affiliated companies, including a logistics venture, and... Read more
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23h
Brisbane Times
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practicesdeals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the op
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practices
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 hours ago
deals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the operations. The company said the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating how Alibaba accounts for affiliated companies, including a logistics venture, and... Read more
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23h
The Age
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practicesdeals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the op
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practices
The Age / Posted 23 hours ago
deals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the operations. The company said the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating how Alibaba accounts for affiliated companies, including a logistics venture, and... Read more
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23h
Sydney Morning Herald
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practicesdeals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the op
SEC investigates Alibaba's accounting practices
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
deals with a web of companies in which it owns stakes or has some say in the operations. The company said the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating how Alibaba accounts for affiliated companies, including a logistics venture, and... Read more
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PhysOrg
TGAC trains the next generation of rice breeders in Vietnamsalinity tolerance rice varieties derived from Marker Assisted Back Crossing -
TGAC trains the next generation of rice breeders in Vietnam
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
salinity tolerance rice varieties derived from Marker Assisted Back Crossing - MABC. Credit: AGI Scientists from The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) in partnership with Agricultural Genetics Institute (AGI) begin their bioinformatics training... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The breakfast of also-ranseat much before noon. This habit has forced me to be subjected to more lectures
The breakfast of also-rans
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
eat much before noon. This habit has forced me to be subjected to more lectures on how I'm hurting myself, my diet, my work and my health than almost any other. Only a fool would skip the most important meal of the day, right? As with much other... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists create world's largest coral gene databaseMichael Lesser, University of New Hampshire Coral reefs - stunning, critical ha
Scientists create world's largest coral gene database
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Michael Lesser, University of New Hampshire Coral reefs - stunning, critical habitats for an enormous array of prized fish and other species - have survived five major extinction events over the last 250 million years. Now, an international team... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
EU in-depth on the economy: What could we do with £8.5bn, will we be able to trade?Port as a leading business group has downgraded its UK growth forecast for this
EU in-depth on the economy: What could we do with £8.5bn, will we be able to trade?
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Port as a leading business group has downgraded its UK growth forecast for this year after a disappointing first quarter and sounded a warning about the "time bomb" of Britain's surging trade deficit. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
EU in-depth on the economy: What could we do with £8.5bn, will we be able to trade?Port as a leading business group has downgraded its UK growth forecast for this
EU in-depth on the economy: What could we do with £8.5bn, will we be able to trade?
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
Port as a leading business group has downgraded its UK growth forecast for this year after a disappointing first quarter and sounded a warning about the "time bomb" of Britain's surging trade deficit. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday... Read more
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SciDev.net
El Niño and fighting leave 80 million in food crisisThe report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the UN Food and Agriculture Orga
El Niño and fighting leave 80 million in food crisis
SciDev.net / Posted 3 days ago
The report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Food Programme adds that a total of 240 million people are in food stress. This corresponds to level two on a five-level international... Read more
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Business Standard India
The story behind India's missing wheat stockIndia's wheat market is in a tizzy as supply projections and actual arrivals ar
The story behind India's missing wheat stock
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
India's wheat market is in a tizzy as supply projections and actual arrivals are not matching, raising a big question mark over the Centre's official production estimate for 2015-16. The agriculture ministry in its third advance estimate of... Read more
5d
The Borneo Post
Rise of the halal flavor in global food sectorAs the concept of halal grows increasingly attractive to Muslims and non-Muslim
Rise of the halal flavor in global food sector
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
As the concept of halal grows increasingly attractive to Muslims and non-Muslims alike, the industry has grown into a powerful market force, with increasing demand across the globe in recent years. No longer is ‘halal’ viewed solely a religious... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Revolutionary PGP fish harvesting technology wins new category in Hi-Tech AwardsPrimary Growth Partnership participant Precision Seafood Harvesting has notched
Revolutionary PGP fish harvesting technology wins new category in Hi-Tech Awards
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 5 days ago
Primary Growth Partnership participant Precision Seafood Harvesting has notched up another accolade, winning the inaugural Maori innovation award at the annual Hi-Tech Awards for its sustainable fishing technology that allows wild fish to be selected... Read more
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University of Sydney News
Tiny cameras show food challenges of plunge diving boobiesstudy of 27 breeding pairs found on average the plunge-diving booby birds were
Tiny cameras show food challenges of plunge diving boobies
University of Sydney News / Posted 6 days ago
study of 27 breeding pairs found on average the plunge-diving booby birds were flying 50 kilometres to find adequate fish and squid supplies for their diets. The full results of the project have been published this week in New Zealand Journal of... Read more
7d
The Telegraph
Cancer bad and good newsNew Delhi, May 18: A nationwide cancer-tracking programme has revealed a rise i
Cancer bad and good news
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
New Delhi, May 18: A nationwide cancer-tracking programme has revealed a rise in cancers of the colon, prostate and rectum among men and cancers of the breast, lung, uterine endometrium and ovaries among women, pointing to some previously unobserved... Read more
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10d
Calcutta News
Mitigating ozone pollution can enhance rice, wheat output: Studypollution can enhance rice, wheat output: Study Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) India c
Mitigating ozone pollution can enhance rice, wheat output: Study
Calcutta News / Posted 10 days ago
pollution can enhance rice, wheat output: Study Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) India can enhance its rice yields by 2.5 percent and wheat by 3.3 percent if emissions leading to generation of ground-level ozone could be mitigated, say scientists who have... Read more
10d
New Kerala
Mitigating ozone pollution can enhance rice, wheat output: newkerala.com #64160Kolkata, May 16 : India can enhance its rice yields by 2.5 percent and wheat by
Mitigating ozone pollution can enhance rice, wheat output: newkerala.com #64160
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Kolkata, May 16 : India can enhance its rice yields by 2.5 percent and wheat by 3.3 percent if emissions leading to generation of ground-level ozone could be mitigated, say scientists who have developed an ozone risk estimate database. It could aid... Read more
10d
Daily Maverick
The Life and Times of Karl Marx, in the words of Ronnie KasrilsBackground and Early Years Karl Marx, who developed the philosophy of dialecti
The Life and Times of Karl Marx, in the words of Ronnie Kasrils
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
Background and Early Years Karl Marx, who developed the philosophy of dialectical and historical materialism, scientific and political economy, the founder of scientific socialism and communism, and teacher and leader of the international working... Read more
11d
The Age
Education news in briefDiversity is the new norm. Photo: Supplied What's normal anyway? A new child
Education news in brief
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Diversity is the new norm. Photo: Supplied What's normal anyway? A new children's picture book aimed at preschool and early primary children explores different family structures and makes clear they take many forms. Who's got a normal family? is... Read more
11d
Sydney Morning Herald
Education news in briefDiversity is the new norm. Photo: Supplied What's normal anyway? A new child
Education news in brief
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Diversity is the new norm. Photo: Supplied What's normal anyway? A new children's picture book aimed at preschool and early primary children explores different family structures and makes clear they take many forms. Who's got a normal family? is... Read more
11d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sex Slavery - Four Corners By Reporter Sally Neighbour and Producer Peter Cronau Aroun
Sex Slavery
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
- Four Corners By Reporter Sally Neighbour and Producer Peter Cronau Around Australia there are hundreds of legal brothels. Thousands of women sell their bodies for profit. Now, in a joint Four Corners/The Age special... Read more
14d
PhysOrg
New integrative data portal for brilliant brassicasCredit: The Genome Analysis Centre Scientists at The Genome Analysis Centre (TG
New integrative data portal for brilliant brassicas
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Credit: The Genome Analysis Centre Scientists at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) have released the first web repository for Brassica (mustard plants) trait data to tackle reproducibility, user controlled data sharing and analysis worldwide. Scoring... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Opposition to Trump inspiring Latinos to register to votein San Francisco. Photo / AP Donald Trump's presidential campaign is spurring
Opposition to Trump inspiring Latinos to register to vote
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
in San Francisco. Photo / AP Donald Trump's presidential campaign is spurring a record number of citizenship applications and increases in voter registration among Latinos upset by the candidate's rhetoric and fearful of his plans to crack down on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did 'peak ring' created by dinosaur-killing asteroid have hold life?The rock that could reveal what REALLY killed off the dinosaurs: Researchers re
Did 'peak ring' created by dinosaur-killing asteroid have hold life?
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
The rock that could reveal what REALLY killed off the dinosaurs: Researchers reach 'ground zero' for crater that triggered mass extinction Impact site near the present-day Yucatan Peninsula, where team drilled Peak ring shows post-impact to Eocene... Read more
20d
Daily Princetonian
Study finds reducing beef crucial to more sustainable future“When you count the land use implications of meat diets, and above all beef, th
Study finds reducing beef crucial to more sustainable future
Daily Princetonian / Posted 20 days ago
“When you count the land use implications of meat diets, and above all beef, the greenhouse gas emissions are much, much, much higher than vegetarian or more vegetable-oriented diets,” said Searchinger, a research scholar in the Wilson... Read more
20d
BC Local News
RRU student project maps soil contaminantsscience students, completing their bachelor’s of science at the Colwood-based s
RRU student project maps soil contaminants
BC Local News / Posted 20 days ago
science students, completing their bachelor’s of science at the Colwood-based school, are digging up backyards, gardens and boulevards across Greater Victoria as part of the Healing City Soils project. “We’re determining possible heavy metal... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
RRU student project maps soil contaminantsscience students, completing their bachelor’s of science at the Colwood-based s
RRU student project maps soil contaminants
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
science students, completing their bachelor’s of science at the Colwood-based school, are digging up backyards, gardens and boulevards across Greater Victoria as part of the Healing City Soils project. “We’re determining possible heavy metal... Read more
20d
Channel NewsAsia
Singapore’s startup ecosystem: Have we arrived?SINGAPORE: It is 9pm on a Monday night, usually a very slow period for F&B busi
Singapore’s startup ecosystem: Have we arrived?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
SINGAPORE: It is 9pm on a Monday night, usually a very slow period for F&B businesses. Yet the crowd at this newly opened food centre has not thinned. While not packed like it is at lunchtime, there is a stream of customers to the large central... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Children infected with Cryptosporidium parasite more likely to suffer from stunted growthnot - regardless of whether their infection made them feel sick, new Johns Hopk
Children infected with Cryptosporidium parasite more likely to suffer from stunted growth
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
not - regardless of whether their infection made them feel sick, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led research suggests. The researchers, publishing May 4 in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, found that three of... Read more
21d
SciDev.net
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, Food SecurityBringing science and development together through original news and analysis L
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, Food Security
SciDev.net / Posted 21 days ago
Bringing science and development together through original news and analysis Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada As Associate Director – Food Security, in the Agriculture and Environment Program Area, you have... Read more
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University of Queensland
Sweet spot found for foraging manta raysA team of international scientists has unlocked the foraging secrets of manta r
Sweet spot found for foraging manta rays
University of Queensland / Posted 21 days ago
A team of international scientists has unlocked the foraging secrets of manta rays at Lady Elliot Island, which could help conservation efforts for the vulnerable species. Led by The University of Queensland, the team found manta rays only feed when... Read more
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Daily News
Internal shocks of global tradeThe World Trade Organization (WTO) located in Geneva, Switzerland, is an inter-
Internal shocks of global trade
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
The World Trade Organization (WTO) located in Geneva, Switzerland, is an inter-governmental organization which regulates international trade. The WTO officially commenced on January 1, 1995, under the Marrakesh Agreement, signed by 123 nations on... Read more
23d
Channel 4 News
does the EU raise or lower prices?“The average person in Britain saves around £450 every year because trading wit
does the EU raise or lower prices?
Channel 4 News / Posted 23 days ago
“The average person in Britain saves around £450 every year because trading with Europe drives down the price of goods and services.”Britain Stronger in Europe website Will prices in the shops go up or down if Britain votes to pull out of the EU on... Read more
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heraldscotland
Jeremy Peatin recent years has been the labour market. While productivity has deeply disap
Jeremy Peat
heraldscotland / Posted 24 days ago
in recent years has been the labour market. While productivity has deeply disappointed, employment has grown markedly and unemployment fallen to very welcome low levels. This pattern has turned around in the past year or so in Scotland and now... Read more
27d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Negative gearing helps low-income people most, but that's besides the pointthat's besides the point Photo:The negative gearing discussion should look at
Negative gearing helps low-income people most, but that's besides the point
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 27 days ago
that's besides the point Photo:The negative gearing discussion should look at the impact on the budget, the housing market and economy more broadly.(Ian Waldie: Getty Images) The truth is the relative benefits of negative gearing are greatest at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister David Mahlobo - State Security Agency Dept Budget Vote 2016-17David Mahlobo MP, Minister of State Security Parliament of Republic of South Af
Minister David Mahlobo - State Security Agency Dept Budget Vote 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
David Mahlobo MP, Minister of State Security Parliament of Republic of South Africa, Cape Town Chairperson of the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence, Hon. Connie September Deputy Minister of the State Security, Hon. Cde. Ellen Molekane and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Perils of paying CEOs too much: When shareholders say noexecutive Bob Dudley. Shareholders were upset over a 20 per cent pay increase i
Perils of paying CEOs too much: When shareholders say no
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
executive Bob Dudley. Shareholders were upset over a 20 per cent pay increase in a year that saw the company announce thousands of job cuts as well as record net losses of $6.5 billion. On the same day, a majority of shareholders at another FTSE... Read more
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The Border Mail
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
The Border Mail / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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The Courier
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
The Courier / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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The Young Witness
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
The Young Witness / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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Western Advocate
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
Western Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
Kiama Independent / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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Manning River Times
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
Manning River Times / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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The North West Star
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobartlaboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency
Confusion over future of CSIRO Melbourne lab as climate science moves to Hobart
The North West Star / Posted 30 days ago
laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania. The future of a major climate change laboratory in... Read more
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