Christine Kenneally


Christine Kenneally
Christine Kenneally is the author of The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language. She has written for the New Yorker, the New York Times, Slate and New Scientist.



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Rejecting the Centre

Dance

Chunky Move’s Anouk van Dijk

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Work and play

Society

Melbourne Zoo at 150

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

I heart New Yorker

Society

Amelia Lester

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Triple zero’s emergency

Society

Why dialling ‘000’ may not save your life

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Speech bubbles

Society

Dubious real estate coverage

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Lousy science

Society

Lice infestations in Australia

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Archive this

Society

“That’s red tape,” said Kate Cumming, a senior project officer at New South Wales State Records, pointing at a 20-centimetre high spool of thin white ribbon. Unravelled, it would run for half a kilometre. “That’s what we use to wrap records …

White-rumped Vultures, once abundant in north-east India, are considered a threatened species. © Corbis

Primary care

Society

Tim Flannery’s ‘Here on Earth’



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