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08 April 2010 |
The media has reported that
Australia's ban on couples using IVF to choose the sex of their
children might soon be
lifted. Some of the supporters of sex selection
for non-medical reasons are fertility doctors for whom there is a considerable financial incentive.
19 March 2010 |
In Australia's next federal election, I'll vote One, Zero, Zero — Greens 1, Labor 0, Coalition 0. This is the only way I can fulfil my voter duty, while recording protest at the failure of our major parties to offer real policies on the planet's climate crisis.
09 March 2010 |
Throughout his 2007 election campaign Rudd pledged to address 'inflated grocery prices'. But Australians are spending less at the supermarket than ever before. Cheap food has come at a cost to
the livelihoods of Australian farmers and the environment.
01 March 2010 |
We are seeing only the early technology of the e-book. In five years the e-book will look, feel, sound, smell and gesticulate in very different ways from its iPad and Kindle prototypes. As usual, libraries are quietly ahead of everyone else.
10 February 2010 |
While most states have banned recreational duck shooting, in Victoria it not only continues, but in 2010 will increase. The recreational hunting industry comes down to nothing more than the desire of a small number of mainly men who get a thrill from the kill.
09 February 2010 |
With sexy, user-friendly devices such as the iPhone and iPad, Apple appears to be succeeding at creating 'human' technology that changes lives and connects them to others.
It should come as no surprise that women are one of the fastest growing consumer groups of Apple products.
08 February 2010 |
Between Rudd's ETS and Abbott's 'climate con job', Australians concerned about climate change have little to cheer about. A growing acceptance of the failings of our market based economy has put
wind in the sails of an idea becalmed for a decade.
02 February 2010 |
Like much of the Gulf, Yemen faces a reduced water supply
compounded by climate change and poor management.
The crisis plays into the hands of the Al Qa'ida offshoot that claimed responsibility
for the failed Christmas Day bombing of a USA airliner.
20 January 2010 |
Air conditioners are necessary when the weather gets very hot, not leastof all for the wellbeing of babies, the sick, elderly and frail. But sometimes it seems that we Australians can't tell a cool change from climate change.
12 January 2010 |
Australian online and wireless games constitute a rapidly-growing, billion-dollar industry, and sites such as Facebook increasingly dominate our social networks. Have we taken the first step towards 'trusting the computer' too much? October 2009
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