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Last updated: Monday, May 30, 2016 4:08:05 PM

Starc to be at peak fitness to face Windies, Proteas
Brisbane, May 21 (IANS) Test opener Joe Burns has said Mitchell Starc has fully recovered from injury and will be in peak fitness for next month's tri-nations series against the West Indies and South Africa in the Caribean.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 12:02:14 PM

Key gene linked to diabetes, Down syndrome identified
Sydney, May 20 (IANS) Researchers have identified a gene that can cause defects in insulin secretion in people with Type-2 diabetes as well as in those with Down syndrome.

Friday, May 20, 2016 4:00:04 PM

Australian Uber driver sues company for deactivating account
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) A Perth Uber driver has sued the ride-sharing company for terminating his account without notice and leaving him with 80,000 Australian dollars worth of car loans, the media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:08:04 PM

Australian minister warns against 'illiterate' immigrants
Canberra, May 18 (IANS) Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on Wednesday warned that accepting "illiterate" immigrants would threaten social services and the country's job market.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:58:04 PM

Australian researchers set new solar cell efficiency record
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Australian researchers have created a device that has set a new world record for solar efficiency, the media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:56:04 PM

Artificial intelligence boosts key Bose-Einstein experiment
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) In a first, a team of physicists is using artificial intelligence (AI) to run a complex experiment to create an extremely cold gas trapped in a laser beam known as a Bose-Einstein condensate -- thus replicating the experiment that won the 2001 Nobel Prize.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 4:34:04 PM

Australia coach recalls China-based footballers for friendlies
Canberra, May 17 (IANS) Australia head coach Age Postecoglou on Tuesday recalled a number of experienced footballers for his 23-man squad to face Greece in a two-match friendly series in Australia next month.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 2:28:04 PM

Teen suspected of planning terror attack arrested in Australia
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) An 18-year-old, suspected of planning a terror attack, was arrested by Australian police in an operation in Sydney that was held alongside other police raids in Melbourne.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 11:26:03 AM

Coal dust risk to Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) A study released on Tuesday has found that a high concentration of coal dust can quickly kill coral on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 11:14:04 AM

Australian Olympians to receive anti-Zika condoms
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Australian Olympic athletes will be given Zika virus-proof condoms for the Rio Games to help fight against the spread of the virus.

Monday, May 16, 2016 1:40:04 PM

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