Archive for August 13th, 2012
Brits worry about EU student bill
By John Morgan | 13th August, 2012 | News |
The inability of a large number of European students to pay their UK university loans has sparked questions in Parliament. British Conservative backbenchers are pressuring the government over funding for European Union students at UK universities as the latest figures More..
Olympic boost for vitamin sales
By Antonia Maiolo | 13th August, 2012 | International |
Apart from bringing us up-to-date footage of all the sporting action, the Olympic Games broadcast has presented viewers with a plethora of vitamin supplement advertisements that have the backing of professional athletes competing at the games. Professor Bryan Lukas from More..
Chink exposed in the seafood chain
By Antonia Maiolo | 13th August, 2012 | News, Research |
Researchers fear that the size of shellfish and other creatures will shrink due to human-induced ocean acidity. An international study warns that as more carbon dioxide is expelled into the atmosphere ocean acidity will increase, causing the size and weight More..
ANU helps Mars mission
By Antonia Maiolo | 13th August, 2012 | News |
An Australian researcher is part of the NASA team working to see if there are signs of previous life on the red planet. After eight and a half months travelling millions of kilometres, NASA’s $2.5 billion ($2.37 billion) rover Curiosity More..
Campaign grows to save Lilydale
By Campus Review | 13th August, 2012 | News |
Union and community action is building in Melbourne’s east as students and businesses fight to save the Swinburne campus. Thousands of protesters in Melbourne have marched on the office of local state Liberal MP Christine Fyffe where they presented a More..