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Global warming began in the 1800s: study

An international study has found that human-induced global warming began in the 1830s, during the Industrial Revolution. The research, published in the journal Nature, shows the Earth’s climate responded rapidly to small increases in atmospheric greenhouse gas emissions that came with industrial progress. ...

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ARC defends humanities research funding

The Australian Research Council has defended its funding of humanities studies, following media reports criticising the body for spending taxpayer dollars on “absurd and obscure” research. The Daily Telegraph today lambasted the ARC for its latest wave of funding to humanities research ...

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Paracetamol pregnancy risk findings challenged

American television pundit John Oliver once said: “not all scientific studies are equal …some … may be subtly biased because of scientists being pressured to come up with eye-catching positive results.” This may, unfortunately, be the case with a recent ...

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