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Is fabric-covered tech germier than metal or silicon?

According to Anton Peleg, professor of infectious diseases and microbiology at Monash University, we don’t know what that finish is. “Little research has been done to study microbial attachment of Alcantara, and we are not aware of any study comparing this to other surfaces. We have done some studies on …

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$167m scam: Ponzi schemer ‘King Perry’ pleads guilty to fraud

Santillo appeared Monday in federal court in Pennsylvania, to plead guilty to a federal fraud charge, having already entered a guilty plea last month to similar charges in New York. Each charge carries a maximum 20-year prison sentence. Prosecutors say Santillo’s victims include elderly people who lost their life savings. …

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Nine announces Tom Malone as new managing director of radio

Nine is also the owner of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. In an email to staff on Tuesday morning, Mr Malone wrote that growing up, he had loved watching cricket and rugby league, one day hoping to see his name on the list of credits one day. “This …

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‘Dynamic shifted’: The lowdown from Longmuir’s first day in charge

The session began with kicking drills from various ranges and short one-on-one handball drills before they split into three groups and worked on turning and kicking off a few steps. The players then did handball work that was short and intense before a more expansive drill that incorporated kicking and …

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‘We are all accountable’: Atlassian chief slams Morrison protest crackdown

Loading Prime Minister Scott Morrison pledged last Friday to develop a “series of mechanisms” to outlaw protests that boycott companies because of their support for a resources project or other venture. Labor has described the plan as a “thought bubble” and the Law Council has expressed concern about the danger …

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The Prime Minister’s anti-protest laws are attacks on investors too

“There are big ideological and demographic fractures in that majority,” says social researcher Rebecca Huntley, whose new book about climate and communication is out next year. Some people don’t want to be inconvenienced by Extinction Rebellion, others don’t mind a bit of Lock The Gate. Loading Images of protesters gluing themselves to …

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Scott Morrison urges patience on regional trade deal

“There is a bigger benefit to Australia in the broader integration of the Indo-Pacific,” Mr Morrison said. “The integration of the economies of the Indo-Pacific is incredibly important for the prosperity of the region, but also its security – of which Australia is also a beneficiary.” The Department of Foreign …

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Troubled water: PFAS pollution found downstream from Ipswich dump

Cleanaway stressed that the chemicals had been found in concentrations within limits for recreational and drinking water and that PFAS had been found in waterways upstream of its site. The department also played down the impact, saying “surface water in the area is not known to be used for drinking”. …

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High welfare standards key to public support for horse racing

It’s a fair bet that far fewer Australians will pause this year to watch the race that has traditionally stopped the nation. This year’s spring racing carnival has been badly tarnished by graphic footage of racehorses being killed at abattoirs and knackeries, and revelations of alleged animal cruelty and doping linked …

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Billionaire Cannon-Brookes top donor to cashed-up election climate fund

Other beneficiaries of the fund included Rob Oakeshott and Julia Banks, who each raised more than $100,000 ahead of the election, and ACT independent Senate candidate Anthony Pesec, who also received a $20,000 donation from former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull’s son Alex. Loading Mr Holmes a Court, who put $25,000 …

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