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Sub-headPromiscuity leads to faster, bigger, better sperm Fish species whose females are more promiscuous are likely to have faster, bigger, more numerous and longer lived sperm. A team of six researchers – one each from two Canadian, two US, one ...

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Return HECS to research graduates: committee

While HECS-style loans are being proposed for everybody from drought-stricken farmers to budding athletes, a parliamentary committee wants them converted into donations. HECS debts should be waived for successful research postgraduates in order to encourage students to choose research instead ...

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Reviewing IT in higher education

The higher education review has been told of a massive gap between supply and demand for ICT graduates, says Beverley Head. There are around 176,000 information and communications technology (ICT) professionals and 42,000 managers currently employed in Australia, according to ...

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