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Larissa Nicholson is a journalist at The Canberra Times.
Larissa Nicholson Orphaned baby possums and kingfishers with broken wings are being cared for by the volunteers of ACT Wildlife.
Larissa Nicholson A well-educated GetUp member concerned about asylum seekers, the environment and the behaviour of Tony Abbott - meet the average March in March protester.
Larissa Nicholson Discovering the age of stars using a new technique may help build a much better understanding of the history of the universe, a Canberra scientist says.
Larissa Nicholson Hundreds of mentally ill Canberrans may struggle to access their entitlements under the NDIS, advocates say.
Larissa Nicholson Public servant Jeannie Southgate was travelling through eastern Europe nearly two years ago when she sought medical treatment for a severe headache.
Larissa Nicholson More than 3500 candles will light up the lawns of Parliament House on Saturday evening in a call for action on climate change.
Larissa Nicholson A self-described "discovery-junkie" with a passion for biodiversity will take his place among Australia's scientific elite this May.
Larissa Nicholson Heart disease continues to kill far more Australians than any other cause, according to new statistics released on Tuesday.
Katharyn Brine, Karan Gabriel and Larissa Nicholson Yass students will be given priority enrolment at schools in Canberra's north next year after the town's local Catholic secondary school closes.
Larissa Nicholson Natural bleach may have been responsible for kick starting life on earth, a Canberra researcher says.
Larissa Nicholson Using colourful design to remind parents to vaccinate their children has won a Canberra academic world recognition.
Larissa Nicholson Victory was 30 years in the making for Laurie Slater at the 2014 National Sheep Dog Trials.
Larissa Nicholson Canberra records its third road fatality in 2014.
Larissa Nicholson The University of Canberra said the move will not affect student residents.
Larissa Nicholson Suspicious fire at Weston cafe was the second in two years.
Larissa Nicholson The thrill of discovery and lots of international travel await those who choose a career in science: researchers.
Larissa Nicholson The unluckiest sporting club in Canberra has been dealt yet another blow, with its second burglary in less than a month.
Larissa Nicholson Tiny Antarctic creatures may have survived successive ice ages by sheltering in frozen caves created by hot steam from active volcanoes, scientists say.
Larissa Nicholson School could be brought closer to home for sick teenagers through the work of one dedicated Canberran.
Larissa Nicholson Australian scientists are helping to re-write the biology textbooks, challenging long held beliefs about the role of birdsong.