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Games boost student nutrition in Nigerian schools
Education

Games boost student nutrition in Nigerian schools

Written by: Obidimma Ezezika, Assistant professor, Teaching Stream, University of Toronto Women selling farm produce in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. (Shutterstock)The worsening of dietary habits among youth appears to have no geographical bounds. And improving dietary behaviour has become a...

How not to defend free speech
Cultures

How not to defend free speech

Written by: Richard Moon, Distinguished University Professor, University of Windsor Faith Goldy, an alt-right champion who appeared in an interview on a white nationalist site, speaks outside Wilfrid Laurier Univesity in March 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Hannah Yoon “Newspapers across Europe...

How quantum computers could steal your bitcoin
Science

How quantum computers could steal your bitcoin

Written by: Marco Tomamichel, Senior Lecturer, School of Software, University of Technology Sydney Part of IBM Research's quantum computer. IBM Research/Flickr, CC BY-NDCryptocurrencies like bitcoin have recently captured the public’s imagination because they offer an exciting alternative to traditional monetary...

William Faulkner diagnosed modern ills in As I Lay Dying
Arts

William Faulkner diagnosed modern ills in As I Lay Dying

Written by: Sarah Gleeson-White, Associate Professor in American Literature, University of Sydney William Faulkner's novel depicts a poor rural family from Mississippi struggling to find their place in the modernising society of the 1930s. US Library of CongressIn our series,...

The science and art of reef restoration
Environment

The science and art of reef restoration

Written by: Adam Smith, Adjunct Associate Professor, James Cook University Silent Evolution by Jason deCaires Taylor. Taylor makes sculptures and sinks them beneath the sea to create artificial reefs. © Jason deCaires TaylorCoral reefs around the world are in crisis....

Curious Kids: Why do birds sing?
Environment

Curious Kids: Why do birds sing?

Written by: Michelle Hall, Research Fellow, University of Melbourne Do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-do! ShutterstockThis is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome...

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