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Melbourne’s homeless share their insights of city as tour guides

Posted December 13, 2015 11:38:54 Photo: Pete Burns (right) requires two men and women on a walking tour of Melbourne’s inner east. (ABC News: Jessica Longbottom) Map: Melbourne 3000 A new social enterprise in Melbourne is hoping to give people experiencing homelessness a assisting hand by education them to work as tour guides. The enterprise…


Begin-ups share their want lists ahead of Innovation Statement

Posted December 02, 2015 21:50:48 Related Story: Opinion: Australia needs an innovation ‘skunkworks’ Map: Australia The Turnbull Government has been urged to make bold reforms in order to invigorate the nation’s commence-up and innovation sectors. Subsequent week, the Government will release its hugely anticipated Innovation Statement. The document aims to overhaul Australia’s innovation ecosystem, covering…


In their words: World leaders get in touch with for climate action in Paris

Posted December 01, 2015 09:26:32 Map: France Globe leaders speak at the climate change summit in Paris. Our agreement in Paris should give a typical platform for action. Australia is not daunted by the challenge. With fantastic optimism and faith in humanity’s genius for invention, we are confident that with collective leadership we will, with…


Tomatoes taste good because we slowed down their internal clocks

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: National Park Service) Tomatoes were most likely 1st domesticated in the Andean region of Peru and Ecuador. From there, cultivation spread to Mexico, exactly where conquistadors located them, returning with them to Europe in the seventeenth century. In the years considering that, we have bred them to create bigger fruit, to…