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We all need to forget, even robots

Forgetting is a tricky business, both for humans and for artificial intelligence (AI), and researchers are exploring the idea of robot memory in many different ways.

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NSW Health Minister opens multi-million dollar Macarthur Clinical School

Western Sydney University and South Western Sydney Local Health District will open the $21 million Macarthur Clinical School at Campbelltown Hospital today – a significant milestone for the University's School of Medicine, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.


Thinking Out Loud lecture series presents Strangers in Europa: Migrants, Terrorists, Refugees

This year's Thinking Out Loud lectures will discuss how recent African and Middle-Eastern migrants are the latest consequence of Europe’s long history of expansionism and colonial rule.

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Royal commission provides a vital blueprint for justice for sex abuse victims – now it’s time to act

Adult survivors of child sexual abuse have long complained about police disinterest in so-called “historical” sexual abuse complaints: when a report is made years after the alleged offence.

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Up, up and away: How Australia’s space law is evolving due to technology

Against the backdrop of governments and businesses introducing new space-related technologies to launch satellites, deliver parcels and devise plans to mine asteroids, Australia is reviewing legislation that governs its civil space activities.

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How safe are heartburn medications and who should use them?

Many people suffer regularly from heartburn - a burning feeling in the chest caused by stomach acid travelling up the food pipe (oesophagus) after eating. The most commonly prescribed medications are "proton pump inhibitors".

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