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Active kids fall asleep much faster
Sydney, Sep 14 (IANS) Active kids fall asleep in 26 minutes, whereas the average child takes 45, says a new study.

Monday, September 14, 2009 10:37:17 AM

Woman gets prostate diagnosis in blood test mix-up
Wellington, Sep 13 (DPA) New Zealand woman Chris Price, 63, was told she had a problem with her prostate - a gland that only men have - after a routine blood test to check her diabetes, a newspaper reported Sunday.

Sunday, September 13, 2009 10:33:44 AM

India-born businessmen to lead India-New Zealand trade body
Wellington, Sep 12 (IANS) Two India-born men have been appointed senior officials of the India-New Zealand Business Council, a body set up to promote trade between the two countries.

Saturday, September 12, 2009 5:20:50 PM

Australian international Mark Viduka returns home
Sydney, Sep 12 (DPA) Former Australian captain Mark Viduka, who has had stints with Dinamo Zagreb, Celtic, Leeds, Middlesbrough and Newcastle during the 14 years he played football in Europe, is returning home, his agent announced Saturday.

Saturday, September 12, 2009 1:29:27 PM

Satyam pulls out of $75 mn Australian project
Canbera, Sep 11 (IANS) Mahindra Satyam has pulled out of a $75 million software development project that the disgraced Satyam founder had promised to set up in Australia's Geelong city, media reports said Friday.

Friday, September 11, 2009 6:08:19 PM

Scientists sound alarm bells over impending global catastrophe
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) Scientists have sounded the alarm bells over impending global catastrophe as existing governments and institutions are too powerless to head it off.

Friday, September 11, 2009 5:18:41 PM

Australia overtakes US as worst per-capita carbon-dioxide polluter
Sydney, Sep 11 (DPA) Australia has overtaken the US as the country that produces more carbon dioxide per person than any other, the British risk assessment company Maplecroft Ltd said Friday.

Friday, September 11, 2009 4:16:17 PM

South African runner Semenya a hermaphrodite
Sydney, Sep 11 (DPA) Leaked gender tests on women's 800-metre world champion Caster Semenya revealed that she is a hermaphrodite.

Friday, September 11, 2009 3:37:51 PM

Storing light pulses can boost quantum computing further
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) A new way of storing and 'echoing' pulses of light allows bursts of laser to work as a flexible optical memory and potentially assist in extending the range of quantum information systems.

Friday, September 11, 2009 2:59:46 PM

Warming turns global poor's staple into poison
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) Cassava - the staple of 750 million impoverished people in Africa, Asia and Latin America - is turning more toxic with much smaller yields, thanks to global warming and carbon levels.

Friday, September 11, 2009 12:33:35 PM

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