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    The bizarre history of medical transplants from Indian kings to stem cells
     2 December 2021
    The history of medical transplants stretches back millennia and includes some bizarre and gruesome milestones.
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    Twitter's new Indian-American CEO highlights corporate Australia's lack of cultural diversity
    2 Dec: American technology giants including Twitter, Google, Microsoft and IBM are among American companies promoting people of Indian origin to CEO. But in Australia, it is rare for top publicly listed company chiefs to come from culturally diverse backgrounds, Nassim Khadem writes.... more
    The Loop: Hunt and Porter to quit politics, man dies in Queensland floodwaters, and the world's most expensive city is...
    1 Dec: Get yourself in The Loop with a speedy wrap of today's news.... more
    Legendary New Zealand giant eagle was a killer that ate like a vulture
    1 Dec: A Maori legend of a big bird capable of killing humans was very close to the bone, a study finds.... more
    The trailer for And Just Like That... has dropped. Here's what we learnt from it
    1 Dec: Fans have been picking at social media posts and paparazzi shots for details about And Just Like That... since it went into production, but the new clips reveal juicy clues about the lives of Carrie, Charlotte and Miranda.... more
    Alice Sebold's book Lucky shot her to stardom, while the man at the centre of it sat in prison. Now his conviction has been overturned
    1 Dec: Exploring Alice Sebold's experience of being raped and beaten by a stranger when she was a student at Syracuse University, Lucky went on to sell more than a million copies, while Anthony Broadwater – the man at the centre of the story – sat in prison for 16 years.... more
    England's women's football team beat Latvia 20-0, Ireland defeat Georgia 11-0 on big night of Women's World Cup qualifiers
    1 Dec: Ellen White breaks the goalscoring record for England's women's football team in a 20-0 rout of Latvia, while the Republic of Ireland also get into double figures against Georgia in Women's World Cup qualifiers.... more
    Biologist Merlin Sheldrake says without fungi, 'there would be no land plants'
    1 Dec: The biologist says there's a lack of research into fungi despite more than 90 per cent of plants dependent on the micro-organisms to help them to extract nutrients.... more
    Empire actor Jussie Smollett was initially viewed as a hate crime victim, lead investigator says
    1 Dec: After claiming to be the victim of a racist and homophobic assault by Donald Trump supporters, former Empire star Jussie Smollett is on trial accused of orchestrating a hoax.... more
    The Loop: Maxwell was Epstein's 'number two' says pilot, Dr Oz wants to run for US Senate, and Rihanna a national hero
    1 Dec: Here's your TL;DR for this morning's news.... more

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