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Strictly speaking | Plogging

A new fitness craze combines the personal benefits of running with the planetary benefits of picking up litter as you go. Plogging was invented in Sweden, and combines the Swedish word plocka, meaning ‘to pick’, with the English jogging. Words ...

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NTEU outraged over UOW Council decision

The Ramsay Centre’s Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation and associated double degree will commence in 2020 at the University of Wollongong, despite the university’s Academic Senate disagreeing with the decision. At its meeting last Friday, the University of Wollongong ...

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Sperm bank could be set up in space: study

A sperm bank could one day be set up in space, scientists have suggested. Frozen samples exposed to microgravity conditions and those kept on the ground appear to retain similar characteristics, according to the results of a small preliminary study ...

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ACU hit by cyber attack, staff emails compromised

In the second successful cyber attack on a university unearthed in the past month, Australian Catholic University has alerted its community to a data breach. Earlier this month, Australian National University revealed a hacker breached its systems in 2018, accessing ...

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