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Research out of the US tested different varieties of beer and wine for the presence of glyphosate – but there’s lots to consider when interpreting the findings. From shutterstock.com

Research Check: do we need to worry about glyphosate in our beer and wine?

The amount of alcohol you'd have to drink before glyphosate posed even a negligible risk would harm you well before the glyphosate would.
Normanton Aboriginal rangers and archaeologists reburying the skeletal remains of Gkuthaarn and Kukatj children back on country. Michael Westaway

Where did you grow up? How strontium in your teeth can help answer that question

How do you return Aboriginal remains to their place of origin when you have no record of where they came from? Look to a chemical element that's laid down in teeth as people grow up.
I don’t know about you, but I’m not really feeling 22. Sucharas Wongpeth/Shutterstock.com

Why the ‘perfect’ office temperature is a myth

Workplaces the world over tune their thermostats to 22C, because this supposedly optimises mental performance. But the factors that underpin a productive office are much more complicated.
The challenge on Indigenous rights is to achieve reform that goes beyond limited understandings of these issues as being symbolic or practical. AAP/Dan Peled

The Uluru statement showed how to give First Nations people a real voice – now it’s time for action

Instead of paying lip service to promoting Indigenous Australians' rights as First Nations, the next federal government should be guided by the Uluru Statement from the Heart to make real progress.
A shade tree makes a big difference to the comfort of this couple. Nancie Lee/Shutterstock

How do we save ageing Australians from the heat? Greening our cities is a good start

Two trends in Australia, an ageing population and warming climate, are increasing the threat that heatwaves pose to our health. Increasing vegetation cover is one way every city can reduce the risk.
Pergerakan rupiah menjadi isu ekonomi penting menjelang pemilihan umum (pemilu) dan pemilihan presiden (pilpres) yang akan dilaksanakan serentak pada April tahun ini. www.shutterstock.com

Rupiah akan tetap stabil menjelang dan sesudah pemilu 17 April

Rupiah akan tetap stabil di angka Rp14,000 per dolar Amerika dalam waktu dekat. Setidaknya ada tiga alasan yang mendukung hal ini.
Young people working in the hospitality industry – covering restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs – are particularly prone to exploitative practices, according to the Fair Work Ombudsman. Shutterstock

Welcome to your first job: expect to be underpaid, bullied, harassed or exploited in some way

Three-quarters of teenagers in our survey experienced exploitation, bullying, harassment or some other form of abuse in their first job.
Ken Henry on ABC 7.30 Thursday night. “We have not been able to satisfy customer expectations, nor community expectations. As I said, for that, we are deeply sorry.” ABC

Defence mechanisms. Why NAB chairman Ken Henry lost his job

We get defensive when the social order we have become accustomed to is challenged. We attempt to protect ourselves through projection, denial, games, blame, or rationalisation.
Today, experts reveal the tips and tricks spin doctors use to shape the political messages you’re hearing every day - especially during election campaigns. AAP Image/Mick Tsikas

Trust Me, I’m An Expert: how to spot the work of a political spin doctor this election season

How to spot the work of a political spin doctor this election season. The Conversation, CC BY77.6 MB (download)
There’s a small army of spin doctors behind the scenes of an election campaign, finessing every utterance so it fits with the overall strategy. Today's episode is all about the art of political spin.

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