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Many gambling related crimes go unreported
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) A substantial percentage of gambling-related crimes goes unreported, because it is 'invisible' to authorities, says a new study.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:23:20 AM

Remorseful thieves return loot
Sydney, May 28 (DPA) A butcher in an Australian town arrived at work to find that money stolen from his shop earlier this month had been returned in an envelope that also contained an apology, a news report said Thursday.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:17:12 AM

Bake a plane, save it from structural damage
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new technology that involves baking the material that make up a plane to ensure the structural safety of the next generation of more fuel efficient and eco-friendly aircraft.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 10:54:11 AM

Gold-flecked nano-sensor detects poisonous mercury
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) Researchers led by an Indian Australian have pioneered a gold-flecked nano-sensor that can precisely measure one of the world's most poisonous substances, mercury.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 10:40:58 AM

Stem cells restore sight, almost miraculously
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) Stem cells cultured by researchers on a simple contact lens miraculously restored sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 10:29:29 AM

Huge blue whale washed up dead on New Zealand beach
Wellington, May 28 (DPA) A rare blue whale, measured at 27 metres long and estimated to weigh about 150 tonnes, has washed up dead on a New Zealand beach, news reports said Thursday.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 6:27:39 AM

T20 Champions League: McCullum won't ditch Otago for NSW
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) New Zealand opener Brendon McCullum would not dump his home side Otago for Australian side New South Wales (NSW) in the Twenty20 Champions League scheduled for October in India.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 6:42:47 PM

Fly ash, a source of fireproof concrete?
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Tens of millions of tonnes of fly ash, produced worldwide annually by coal fired power stations, could become a valuable source for fireproof concretes.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 12:13:34 PM

Scientist identifies two new animal viruses
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) A scientist in Australia has identified two new animal viruses, besides developing new tests for their detection and diagnosis.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 12:07:20 PM

Champions League dilemma for IPL's overseas players
Melbourne, May 26 (IANS) Indian Premier League's (IPL) overseas players are finding it tough to choose between their home teams and lucrative Indian franchises for the Twenty20 Champions League to be played later this year in India.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 4:42:48 PM

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