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Strictly speaking: haem

Air New Zealand recently announced that it will be serving a newly developed piece of food technology, known as the ‘Impossible Burger’, to its business-class customers. It’s essentially a vegieburger, but the ‘impossible’ element is introduced by an ingredient called ...

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Australian unis slowly creep up US-dominated ranking

Australian universities are celebrating jumps, big and small, up an international ranking dominated by the United States and China. Released annually by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) presents the top 500 universities based on six indicators, including the ...

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Colonial massacres to pass 500 mark: study

Known Australian colonial-era massacres could total over 500 by the end of a comprehensive university study. A University of Newcastle team is collating a Colonial Frontier Massacres Map, charting verified and recorded mass killings, largely of indigenous people, across the ...

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Strictly speaking: masstige

Masstige is defined as ‘a class of mass-produced, relatively inexpensive goods which are marketed as luxurious or prestigious’. It started out as a specialist marketing term at least 20 years ago, particularly in the beauty and fashion industries, but has ...

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