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Is social media damaging to children and teens? We asked five experts

If you have kids, chances are you’ve worried about their presence on social media. We asked five experts if social media is damaging to children and teens.

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Western Sydney University funding success for research into the survival of plants in heatwaves

Western Sydney University’s Dr Renée Marchin Prokopavicius from the Hawkesbury Institute of the Environment has been awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

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Public places through kids’ eyes – what do they value?

Children are too rarely asked their perspectives on public spaces. Traditionally, adults make choices for children, particularly about how they live and play.

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12 simple ways you can reduce bushfire risk to older homes

Seventy-five years of Australian research into how houses respond to bushfire has identified 21 main weak points in houses and the area immediately surrounding them.

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Australian women turning to cannabis to treat endometriosis symptoms

A new study published today, has found one in eight Australian women with endometriosis use cannabis to alleviate pain and other symptoms, rating the plant based medicine as the most effective way to self-manage the disorder.

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Native Bees on Strawberry

Glasshouse pollination trials with native bees bear abundant fruit

Researchers have found that native bees can pollinate strawberries effectively in sealed glasshouse conditions.

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