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Centrelink begin welfare ban on booze, tobacco

Evelyn Yamine The Telegraph RENT, bills and food are in but alcohol, cigarettes and gambling are out. A federal government trial in which Centrelink manages the money of welfare recipients began yesterday amid an angry protest. Bankstown, in Sydney‘s southwest, … Continue reading

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Sexually Rejected Flies Turn to Booze

Sarah C.P. Williams Science NOW Offer a male fruit fly a choice between food soaked in alcohol and its nonalcoholic equivalent, and his decision will depend on whether he’s mated recently or been rejected by a female. Flies that have … Continue reading

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The bitter taste of sugar prohibition

Rob Lyon Independent On Thursday, high-profile science journal Nature published a commentary by three academics, which argued that sugar is a toxin and that it should be subject to similar kinds of public-health interventions as alcohol. In other words, sugar … Continue reading

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