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POPS damaging effects on the environment

POPS damaging effects on the environment

It is estimated that around eight million metric tons of our plastic waste enters the oceans from land each year. Last year in Australia…

App for teaching deaf infants to speak

App for teaching deaf infants to speak

With one in 1000 Australian babies born deaf, Swinburne University researchers are developing an app to teach children with cochlear implants to speak. Holley Gawne spoke to software engineering professor, Leon Sterling.

Fashion's new frontier: sustainability

Fashion’s new frontier: sustainability

With cheap and affordable fashion so readily available, Australians are spending more money than ever to look good all year round.  Annelise Answerth met…

Musicians Anonymous

Musicians Anonymous

Branford Gruar introduces us to Musicians Anonymous and three recovering music addicts. Drawing on his own experience as a composer, producer and performer, Branford…

Out to pasture

Out to pasture

What happens when “They’re off and racing” is just a memory? Where do all those ‘retired’ racehorses go and who looks after them? In this…

Iceolated

Iceolated

The usual story goes like this. Young person finds new drug. Young person becomes addicted. Young person gets kicked out of home. Young person gets into trouble. Young person is redeemed. Young person resumes normal life. Adopting a unique perspective, Jessica Baum imagines what it must be like to be so maligned and according to Ice, so misunderstood.