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Strictly speaking: gaslighting

The American dictionary website, www.merriam-webster.com, regularly features words that are trending in dictionary searches. One recent example was gaslighting – not in the sense of the outdated mode of illuminating our city streets, but in the more recent definition of ...

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Indian tech giant talks Australian skills

A tech giant whose clients include Telstra, Westpac and Australian governments will expand its workforce by 25 per cent by 2020 despite the nation’s IT skills shortage. Indian multinational IT consultancy and services firm Infosys has promised to add 1200 ...

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New materials to be created in space

Scientists are to start a project which could see new materials created in space with properties that are impossible to develop on earth. The University of Strathclyde-led experiment will be carried out on the International Space Station (ISS) in 2021, ...

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Bloomberg donates $1.8 billion to US uni

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced he’s donating US$1.8 billion ($2.45 billion) to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, to boost financial aid for low and middle-income students. The Baltimore university said the contribution – the largest ever ...

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