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Science & Medicine, Medicine

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The migratory birds have flown about 10,000kms all the way to the arctic for food, sex, and to hatch the next generation of flying machines.

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No time to think

January 20th, 2017

We need to protect our thinking time in this world of "hurry sickness"

Kara Swisher, executive editor ofRecodeis easily the best connected, most feared journalist in Silicon Valley. Recorded live at the Walkley's Storyology conference, she tells Marc Fennell why Twitter is likely to be sold in the next six months, explores the companies that she believes are true innovators and also explains why she gave birth...

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Science, values and ethics

January 18th, 2017

The ethics, values and science surrounding the bionic body.