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When the boy band GOT7 held a fan meeting in Australia late last month, Twitter lit up with a series of hashtags that revealed a growing Australian appetite for catchy K-pop – the music genre originating in South Korea that is a heady mix of catchy tunes, synchronised dancing and eye-catching fashion.

Keeping the faith finally led actor Benjamin Rigby onto the set of a Hollywood blockbuster, reports Anders Furze.

Merryn Dawborn-Gundlach investigated the transition to university life of mature-age students.

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For older carers, sharing the load can reduce the likelihood of depression, Samantha Loi found.

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Health professionals are missing the mark on smoking guidelines for pregnant women, with a major overhaul needed, Susan Perlen discovered.

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The unique silo art trail is a tourism drawcard for the Wimmera-Mallee, but opinions differ on how permanent the artworks should be, reports Ben Rodin.

 

Alison Marlin explored how families have utilised technology to build intimacy within their relationships.

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Ann Maudsley looked at the history of the urban grid and its ability to adapt with an eye to improving planning policy in the future.

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The word “euthanasia” comes from the Greek, meaning “good death”. Caitlin Mahar traced the increasingly medicalised care of the dying and the parallel rise of euthanasia activism, asking when and why we decided death should be painless.

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Yemeni national Kamilia Al-Eriani investigated how her country’s 2011 pro-democracy uprising was impacted by a deeply-embedded culture of apprehension.

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