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MIL-Evening Report: Why battery-powered vehicles stack up better than hydrogen

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Why battery-powered vehicles stack up better than hydrogen

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jake Whitehead, Research Fellow, The University of Queensland Low energy efficiency is already a major problem for petrol and diesel vehicles. Typically, only 20% of the overall well-to-wheel energy is actually used to power these vehicles. The other 80% is lost through oil extraction, refinement, transport, evaporation, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Yes, Knickers the steer is really, really big. But he’s far short of true genetic freak status

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Yes, Knickers the steer is really, really big. But he’s far short of true genetic freak status

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sonja Dominik, Research scientist in animal breeding and genetics, CSIRO The story of Knickers the giant steer has gone viral on social media over the past week. Admittedly, the pictures show him towering over a herd of young Wagyu steers, with Wagyu being one of the smaller […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Warty hammer orchids are sexual deceivers

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Warty hammer orchids are sexual deceivers

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ryan Phillips, Senior Lecturer in Ecology, Environment & Evolution, La Trobe University Orchids are famed for their beautiful and alluring flowers – and the great lengths to which people will go to experience them in the wild. Among Australian orchids, evocative names such as The Butterfly Orchid, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Trust Me, I’m An Expert: the science of sleep and the economics of sleeplessness

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Trust Me, I’m An Expert: the science of sleep and the economics of sleeplessness

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sunanda Creagh, Head of Digital Storytelling How did you sleep last night? If you had anything other than eight interrupted hours of peaceful, restful sleep then guess what? It’s not that bad – it’s actually pretty normal. We recently asked five sleep researchers if everyone needs eight […]

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MIL-Evening Report: VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the government’s week from hell

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the government’s week from hell

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra [embedded content] Michelle Grattan speaks to Canberra University Vice-Chancellor Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics. They discuss the Coalition’s shift into minority government, the Liberal party troubles in the wake of the defeat at the Victorian election, Victorian […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Why Australia’s anti-vilification laws matter

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Why Australia’s anti-vilification laws matter

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Katharine Gelber, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, The University of Queensland This piece is part of a series on race and racism in Australia. The series examines this complex and incendiary topic, and the role it plays in contemporary Australia. You can read the rest of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Stone tools date early humans in North Africa to 2.4 million years ago

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Stone tools date early humans in North Africa to 2.4 million years ago

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Mathieu Duval, ARC Future Fellow, Griffith University When did early humans first arrive in the Mediterranean area? New archaeological evidence published today online by the journal Science (as a First Release) indicates their presence in North Africa at least 2.4 million years ago. This is about 600,000 […]

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MIL-Evening Report: What makes the G20 a force for global good – when its members agree they want it to be

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: What makes the G20 a force for global good – when its members agree they want it to be

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Christian Downie, Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow, Australian National University Compared to other international organisations, the G20 would seem to be one of the weakest. It has no formal mandate like the United Nations. It has no permanent staff or buildings like the World Bank. It certainly […]

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MIL-Evening Report: X-rays of rocks show their super-fluid past, and reveal mineral deposits vital for batteries

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: X-rays of rocks show their super-fluid past, and reveal mineral deposits vital for batteries

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Steve Barnes, Geologist, CSIRO New X-ray technologies reveal some of the incredible processes that took place in Earth’s geological history – and should help us identify new high value ores. We see that some of the most valuable accumulations of metals ever mined by humans formed from […]

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MIL-Evening Report: How believers in ‘white genocide’ are spreading their hate-filled message in Australia

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: How believers in ‘white genocide’ are spreading their hate-filled message in Australia

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kaz Ross, Lecturer in Asian Studies, University of Tasmania This piece is part of a series on race and racism in Australia. The series examines this complex and incendiary topic, and the role it plays in contemporary Australia. In October, the ABC’s Background Briefing outlined how the […]

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