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Blubbing good for bubs’ sleep: study


Having a literal ‘cry baby’ may be favourable when it comes to sleep, Flinders University research has found. The study, published in the American journal Pediatrics, showed that infants who wailed themselves to sleep generally slept better than those who ...

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Mission to recover Monash climber continues


Efforts to recover a Monash lecturer’s body from Mount Everest continue. Marisa Strydom’s family were hoping a recovery team could get her body to camp 2 on Wednesday. “Maybe helicopter to Kathmandu tomorrow if weather permits. Nothing definite,” her mother-in-law Patricia ...

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Probe on dodgy Victorian training schools


Dozens of Victorian education providers will be scrutinised by a new investigation unit looking into dodgy training courses across the state. The new squad, headed by a former Victorian ombudsman investigator, will conduct detailed investigations into “unscrupulous training providers” and ...

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Deakin opens AFL training ground for Cats

Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield (centre) leads the Cats onto the field at Deakin’s new Elite Sports Precinct at Waurn Ponds. Photo: Deakin University

The AFL’s Geelong Cats are coming off a loss at the MCG, but they hope to have an edge there next time. Deakin University has built an $8.4 million sports precinct that includes a Melbourne Cricket Ground-sized oval specifically built for the Cats’ training. ...

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