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    CANBERRA—Just days after Elizabeth Blackburn of the University of California, San Francisco, became the first Australia-born woman to win a Nobel Prize, for work on telomeres, a report released here today has revealed that most of her female compatriots are low on Australia’s science food

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    Australia’s government plans to boost investment in science and innovation by about 25%, surprising a scientific community bracing itself for savage cuts amid the global economic downturn.

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