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How to better allocate research money and fix a flawed system

How to better allocate research money and fix a flawed system

Julia Lane Institute fellow at American Institutes for Research Taxpayers want to know that their money is well spent on research. Yet funding agencies persist in trying to explain research results in terms of papers and publications rather than in terms of people – which is how the ideas from r... Read more

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Conflict rages on, but there is some optimism as Russia votes with Security Council on MH17

Conflict rages on, but there is some optimism as Russia votes with Security Council on MH17

Ukraine mourns an unspeakable tragedy. EPA/Sergei Dolzhenko The unanimous vote in the UN Security Council on the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine is a welcome step. The resolution, drafted by Australia which lost 37 people in the trag... Read more

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Business News

Small business program driving success across NSW

Small business program driving success across NSW

Geoff Provest MP Tuesday 22 July 2014. Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business Andrew Stoner and Member for Twee... Read more

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World Bank watch out, the BRICS Bank is a game-changer

World Bank watch out, the BRICS Bank is a game-changer

Banking on success. Ria Novosti/EPA The top news from this year’s BRICS summit was the announcement of a New Developmen... Read more

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World News

Gaza Under Fire – a Humanitarian Disaster

Gaza Under Fire – a Humanitarian Disaster

GAZA CITY, Jul 22 (IPS)  - As a result of over two weeks of Israeli bombardment, thousands of Palestinian civilians have fled their homes in the north... Read more

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SMART Appoints Westcon Group as Distributor for Enterprise Solutions in Australia and New Zealand

SMART Appoints Westcon Group as Distributor for Enterprise Solutions in Australia and New Zealand

SYDNEY, Australia July 21, 2014 SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT) (TSX: SMA), a leading provider...

Opinion

States Must Stop Using Terrorists as Political Instruments

States Must Stop Using Terrorists as Political Instruments

Iran Review’s Exclusive Interview with Shireen T. HunterThe Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group, which consists of Baathist and Takfiri forces, has conquere... Read more

On 'human shielding' in Gaza

On 'human shielding' in Gaza

20 July 2014. All fighting within cities and all bombardments of urban spaces, even the most "precise and surgical", is a potential death trap for civilians. Consequently, the... Read more

Israel's Gaza Genocide Redux

Israel's Gaza Genocide Redux

USA 20 July 2014.   I delivered the following Oral Argument before the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal Commission for the Indictment of Israel for genocide, war crimes, and c... Read more

Why No Vetoed Resolutions on Civilian Killings in Gaza?

Why No Vetoed Resolutions on Civilian Killings in Gaza?

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 18 (IPS)  - As the civil war in Syria continues into its fourth year, the Western nations sitting on the U.N. Security Council (UNSC) have unsuccessfully t... Read more

Health

World’s Most Expensive Food to impress your clients

World’s Most Expensive Food to impress your clients

Is wining and dining a standard arsenal in your client hunting? A fine dining meeting may be that last hammer to nail down a valued account. But just ... Read more

Natural hormone therapy no panacea for menopause symptoms

Natural hormone therapy no panacea for menopause symptoms

Menopausal women have been driven towards the false promises of bioidentical hormone therapy. Lisa F. Young Natural or bioidentical hormones are plan... Read more

Entertainment

Golden Age Cinema & Bar Releases Winter Program Part II

Golden Age Cinema & Bar Releases Winter Program Part II

Sydney 15 July 2014. On bitter winter nights, a golden glow emanates from three small windows on Commonwealth Street in Surry Hills, luring passers-by... Read more

Technology & Science

Paying commuters to get on their bike is not enough

Paying commuters to get on their bike is not enough

Many cycle to work, but many more might - if the price is right. ProfDEH The French Ministry of Ecology and Sustainable Energy Development has launch... Read more

The right to be forgotten is fundamental in the digital age

The right to be forgotten is fundamental in the digital age

It’s not that simple anymore. photosbybrionna The current debate over the right to be forgotten, spurred by a European Union ruling that allows peo... Read more