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Bulletins, Media bulletins, National Science Week

It’s day six of Science Week’s nine-day week with 831 events and dozens of great stories and talent, including:


Newcastle: RoboCup Junior: kid-controlled robots playing soccer, dancing, and coming to the rescue.


Renmark, SA: Future farming with agri-robots – a look at automation in farming today and in 2022.

2 SABusselton, WA: 50 years and 20,000 participants on what the Busselton Health Study has found.


Canberra: Celluloid’s secrets – the physics and chemistry of preserving our film history.

3 foodiesBrisbane: Science for foodies, with beer, wine and chocolate.

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