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  1. Royal commission report makes preventing institutional sexual abuse a national responsibility
  2. To fight the catastrophic fires of the future, we need to look beyond prescribed burning
  3. Royal commission recommends sweeping reforms for Catholic Church to end child abuse
  4. CBA admissions will make class action easier but shareholders still have a lot to prove
  5. A gas shortage next year is unlikely, but that's the only good news
  6. So you've got your ATAR, now what? Here are some options
  7. Science or Snake Oil: do skinny teas boost weight loss?
  8. We found evidence of early humans in the jungles of Borneo
  9. Racist reporting still rife in Australian media
  10. The psychology of Christmas shopping: how marketers nudge you to buy
  11. Friday essay: the myth of the ancient Greek 'gay utopia'
  12. Flying home for Christmas? Carbon offsets are important, but they won't fix plane pollution
  13. Vital Signs: Australia heads into 2018 with mixed economic signals
  14. Calling all parents – Australia's future female scientists need your support now
  15. Sydney's closer to being a zero-carbon city than you think
  16. Grattan on Friday: The 'China factor' is an unknown in Bennelong but a big issue for Australia
  17. Greater skills diversity on boards might actually be worse for business
  18. Explainer: the politics of heavy metal
  19. Should I roll my baby back over if she rolls onto her stomach in her sleep?
  20. Measures to increase cycling in Australia are predicated on failure
  21. Instead of congratulating ICAN on its Nobel Peace Prize, Australia is resisting efforts to ban the bomb
  22. Not just heat: even our spring frosts can bear the fingerprint of climate change
  23. It's official: 2016's Great Barrier Reef bleaching was unlike anything that went before
  24. Australians working in China should expect fallout over questions of political interference
  25. A bubble? We don't even know how to value Bitcoin
  26. Between innocence and experience: the sexualisation of girlhood in 19th century postcards
  27. Structuring thought and imagination brick by brick, Lego is more than child's play
  28. Cutting funding for hospital complications is unlikely to change patient care – here's why
  29. Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate byelection in stunning upset; Bennelong is tied 50-50
  30. Why we removed an article on the My Health Record
  31. The off-topic Conversation #144
  32. Engineers, philosophers and sociologists release ethical design guidelines for future technology
  33. Westfield's history tracks the rise of the Australian shopping centre and shows what's to come
  34. What the robots of Star Wars tell us about automation, and the future of human work
  35. What is going rotten in the franchise businesses plagued by scandals
  36. Sexting: technology is changing what young people share online
  37. Reporting a few cases of negative side effects from long-acting contraceptives is alarmist and damaging
  38. NAPLAN 2017: results have largely flat-lined, and patterns of inequality continue
  39. Schools are not adequately preparing young Australians to participate in our democracy
  40. Vocational education and training sector is still missing out on government funding: report
  41. The growing skills gap between jobs in Australian cities and the regions
  42. The government is miscounting greenhouse emissions reductions
  43. New Zealand discovery of fossilised 'monster bird' bones reveals a colossal, ancient penguin
  44. Curious Kids: Why do humans not have fur like chimpanzees and gorillas?
  45. Young workers are most likely to use their phones while driving – here's how can we change that
  46. The grim reality of the brothels of Pompeii
  47. Your vagina cleans itself: why vagina cleaning fads are unnecessary and harmful
  48. Surprise! Digital space isn't replacing public space, and might even help make it better
  49. Modern science tackles a biblical secret -- the mystery ingredient in holy incense
  50. Universities spend millions on accessing results of publicly funded research