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Light at the end of a stem cell tunnel
Michaela Kingston | 31 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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There was good news and bad news about human embryo research last week. As usual, everyone ignored the good news.


FOCUS ON BLOGGING Who needs drugs? I’ve got a blog
John Bambenek | 31 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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With more than 50 million blogs on the internet, it’s clear that too many people have too much time on their hands.


FOCUS ON BLOGGING
It’s dog eat dog in the blogosphere’s food chain
Matthew Mehan | 31 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Nature may be red in tooth and claw, but it's kind compared to the evolutionary struggle for supremacy amongst bloggers.


‘There is no greater adventure than having children’
Alegria Duran-Ballen and Adela Lo Celso | 31 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Even a car company can see that more bambini are the future for Italy, but the government still dithers.


Hoping against hope in Missouri
Michael Cook | 27 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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In November Missouri voters will decide whether their state should legalise therapeutic cloning. Are they being told the whole truth?


Living in a social laboratory
Carolyn Moynihan | 25 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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New Zealand's social progressivism is at odds with the respect for tradition embodied in its influential Maori community.


Numbing down: the effects of playing with violence
Carolyn Moynihan | 23 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Packaged to look like fun, violent video games can do serious damage by killing sensitivity to real violence, says an expert in the field.


Is daycare good for babies?
Carolyn Moynihan | 18 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Not if the stress and aggression studies are anything to go by, says an Australian author.


FOCUS ON DEVELOPING WORLD CHRISTIANITY
Winds of change come from the south
Michael Cook | 18 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Christianity is thriving amongst the burgeoning populations of Africa and Latin America. Will it become the Big Idea of the 21st century?


FOCUS ON DEVELOPING WORLD CHRISTIANITY
Latin rapture
Pedro Dutour | 17 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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A simple message, zealous followers and the weakness of mainstream churches have made Pentecostals the fastest-growing religious group in Latin America.


FOCUS ON DEVELOPING WORLD CHRISTIANITY
Kenyan churches here to stay
Martyn Drakard | 17 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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In God-hungry Kenya, churches provide the answers to spiritual and social needs.


The future of female altruism
Carolyn Moynihan | 14 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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A century ago women served society from the home and the caring professions. Today, the very idea of service seems subversive of women's rights.


Lebanon faces an uncertain future
Henry Bocala | 10 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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The bombs falling on Lebanon's cities and town jeopardise not only the lives of hundreds of civilians but the very existence of a unique society.


Has sex become irrelevant?
Michael Cook | 10 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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An entrepreneurial Texas woman has gone into the business of mail-order designer babies. Where did we go wrong?


White Guilt
| 10 August 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Guilt without remorse and victimhood without personal responsibility have corrupted race relations, argues a black American writer.


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