As play heats up at the Australian Open this week, so, too, has the debate around Australia’s most decorated tennis player, Margaret Court, and whether she should be feted on the 50th anniversary of her Grand Slam achievement.
No, a DNA swab can’t tell you if you’re gay, or likely to be obese, or depressed. And it can be damaging to believe so. The launch of a genetic app titled “How gay are you?” prompted a well-deserved outcry from scientists and the public last month, with media coverage branding it “disgusting” and “the latest bad idea”.
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Local Melbourne girl Adriana Pannuzzo is living her dreams in the Big Apple. Hard work and ambition is beginning to pay off for triple threat performing artist from Melbourne, Adriana Pannuzzo, who is pursuing her career in the United States.
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ES have launched their 2019 men's swimwear summer collection. Bon Voyage is a cheerful collection that travels back to the 60s, the height of the industrialization boom in Barcelona when thousands arrived from smaller towns and cities. It was called “Catalan Manchester “because of the number of factories situated in the popular Poblenou neighbourhood in Barcelona during the decade.
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