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Strictly speaking | Infocalypse

This obscure and tongue-challenging word captures what some regard as the most destructive threat to 21st century society. It’s not COVID-19 but the information apocalypse, with fake news and falsified facts flooding through social media, fostering overcredulity in some people ...

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California cancels semester over virus concerns

California's state university system, the largest in the United States, has cancelled classes for the autumn semester because of the coronavirus, while Los Angeles County says its stay-at-home order is likely to be extended by three months. The announcements on ...

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Experts piece together Homo erectus skull

The earliest known skull of the first human-like ancestors has been pieced together after researchers realised it wasn't a baboon. A team of international experts unearthed more than 150 pieces of the Homo erectus skull in the fossil-rich Drimolen cave ...

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On the move: February

ASHWORTH LEADS ‘CHANGE ENABLERS’ The University of Queensland’s Andrew N. Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership has appointed sustainability expert Professor Peta Ashworth as its inaugural director. “I look forward to helping [the academy’s scholars] build a more sustainable future ...

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