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Here’s a sticky IVF situation
Tamara Rajakariar | 25 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: IVF, moral issues, parenting
IVF after one of the parents has passed away - how do you feel about that?


Terrified Christians driven out of Mosul
Abdel Hamid Zebari | 24 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Iraq, Iraqi Christians, religious freedom
The Islamic State is expelling Christians from its newly-won territory.


Of astrophysics and atheism
Daniel Ross Goodman | 24 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, faith and science
Why we need religion in the space age.


The internet does not improve information flow just by existing
Denyse O'Leary | 24 July 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Internet use, media literacy, media spin
Any more than a cure for a disease works if no one applies it.


On July 23, 1944, Soviet troops found 800,000 pairs of shoes
Toby Thacker | 23 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Holocaust, World War II
This was the day that the world finally realised that the horror of the extermination camps was real.


Jewish births “Trending Upwards” in Israel
Marcus Roberts | 23 July 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: fertility rate, Israel, Jews
Is it because Israeli Jews are optimistic about the future?


Cinema Classics: A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
Ronan Wright | 23 July 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: Beatles, music documentaries
A charming blend of Beatlemania and swinging 60s nostalgia.


Gender gaps in college linked to divorce rates
Nicole M. King | 23 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: college gender gap, divorce, fathers
The absence of a father, in a typical post-divorce setting, affects the education of boys.


Can Putin survive?
George Friedman | 23 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin
Russia's strongman is far from finished, but events in Ukraine have weakened his position.


When will the rivers of hatred run dry?
Michael Cook | 22 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Gaza, Israel, Palestine, peace
Can Barack Obama earn his Nobel Peace Prize retrospectively by bringing peace to Israel?


The muddled iconography of women bishops
Carolyn Moynihan | 22 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Anglican Church, ordination of women
A Church of England decision adds to the confusion about the meaning of priesthood.


We could get beyond passwords. But do we want to?
Denyse O'Leary | 21 July 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: biometrics, Internet security, security
One problem with bioscanning is that unique identifiers can change (still unique but different).


New Zealand among most ethnically diverse countries
Shannon Roberts | 21 July 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: aging, demography, ethnicity, fertility, New Zealand
One in four people living in New Zealand in 2013 was born in another country.


Do you bribe your kids?
Tamara Rajakariar | 21 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: bribery, parenting
You could be losing more than $1,300 a year in the process.


Official advice from doctors: read to your kids!
Jennifer Minicus | 21 July 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags:
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends reading to children.


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