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People Could meatballs made in a lab really taste like the real thing?

In August 2013, a team of Dutch scientists showed off their lab-grown burger (cost: $435,000) and even provided a taste test. "Stem cells are, in principle, capable of making omega-3 fatty acids. If we can tap into that machinery of the cell, then we could make healthier hamburgers," says Post, who is working on the fat content of lab-grown beef.Unfortunately, potentially carcinogenic compounds found would be harder to get rid of. Healthier omega-3 fatty acids could take its place.
The Age
03/05
44 Points

Crinkling, Australia's first children's newspaper launches

Riding the anti-digital sentiment creeping through the nation's classrooms is Crinkling News, Australia's first children's newspaper, which launched this week."Some people have laughed at the idea of starting a newspaper in Australia," said editor Saffron Howden, a former Fairfax Media journalist. Diya Mehta is Australia's youngest political correspondent.
The Age
23/04
11 Points
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Money Finance news you need to know today

At 0700 AEST on Tuesday, the local unit was trading at 77.49 US cents, up from 76.50 cents on Monday.2. PepsiCo’s net income and sales dipped in the first quarter, stung by a strong US dollar and some weakness overseas.8. US home builders’ confidence held steady in April, reflecting an overall optimistic outlook in the market for new homes even as a gauge of current sales fell slightly.6.
NewsComAu
19/04
10 Points
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Money Finance news you need to know today

At 0700 AEST on Thursday, the local unit was trading at 76.53 US cents, down from 76.54 cents on Wednesday.2. Five out of eight of the biggest US banks do not have credible plans for winding down operations during a crisis without the help of public money, federal regulators say.7. US retail sales unexpectedly fell in March as households cut back on purchases of cars and other items, further evidence that economic growth stumbled in the first quarter.8.
NewsComAu
14/04
8 Points
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Panama Papers: Don't blame Panama, says President Juan Carlos Varela

Today, Panama is committed to adopting all transparency reforms needed to satisfy the international community.In the 21 months of my administration, Panama has taken steps to increase the transparency and strength of our financial legal systems.We developed a robust treaty network that allows exchange of information. Our response to the current crisis will test our resolve and our potential.Juan Carlos Varela is President of Panama.New York Times.
The Age
12/04
2 Points
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Australia has a comparatively high rate of worker redundancies following corporate downsizes

But their new jobs are more likely to pay less than the ones they left behind.The report says Australia has a flexible labour market that allows employers to easily hire and fire workers. One in three Australian workers made redundant are paid less in their new jobs. Australia has a high rate of firing workers when companies downsize compared with many other developed nations, a report has found.
Leader
08/04
3 Points
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Australia has a comparatively high rate of worker redundancies following corporate downsizes

But their new jobs are more likely to pay less than the ones they left behind.The report says Australia has a flexible labour market that allows employers to easily hire and fire workers. One in three Australian workers made redundant are paid less in their new jobs. Australia has a high rate of firing workers when companies downsize compared with many other developed nations, a report has found.
Leader
08/04
1 Points

Australia has a comparatively high rate of worker redundancies following corporate downsizes

But their new jobs are more likely to pay less than the ones they left behind.The report says Australia has a flexible labour market that allows employers to easily hire and fire workers. Australia has a high rate of firing workers when companies downsize compared with many other developed nations, a new report has found.And while 70 per cent of workers who are laid off find a new job within a year, one in three will be paid less than they were in their old jobs.
The Age
08/04
3 Points
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Help Whyalla adjust, but don't prop up Arrium

They also have sought protection against cheap imports in the form of anti-dumping assistance. When applied to an intermediate product like steel, anti-dumping assistance raises the costs and undermines the competitiveness of all the Australian industries that consume steel.The other form of assistance being canvassed by the government . imposing expensive Australian steel on government defence contracts and other projects .
Financial Review
08/04
11 Points
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