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Acid seas slow urchin reproduction
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Climate change and acidification of oceans will significantly reduce the reproductivity of certain marine species by 2100, a team of biologists has warned.

Friday, August 08, 2008 9:38:42 AM

Australians coo over Kidman's new baby
Sydney, Aug 7 (DPA) Nicole Kidman's hometown of Sydney was hoping Thursday for a glimpse of 'four-weeker' Sunday Rose as friends and relatives gathered at the Hollywood actor's harbourside home to greet the new baby and Kidman's husband, Keith Urban.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 2:22:42 PM

Smarter air traffic control could save 500 kg fuel per flight
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Tidy air traffic control could save 500 kg of fuel and reduce noise by 35 percent for a typical Boeing 747 flight between Sydney and Melbourne, according to a team of researchers.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008 10:51:48 AM

Great white shark bite hardest of them all today
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) The great white shark possesses the most lethal and formidable bite of any existing species, according to a new study.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008 10:31:17 AM

'India should be proud of its ancient rock art'
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian rock art needs more recognition globally and the country itself has to realise it is a repository of much more than the Indus Valley and Mughal periods, says an Australian expert.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008 7:55:05 AM

Pietersen not grounded, feels Warne
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne feels newly-appointed England captain Kevin Pietersen is too self-centric and the change of guard will make it difficult for them to win the Ashes next year.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 8:30:54 PM

Missing Indian nationals' visas expire this week
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian nationals who went missing from Auckland last month en route to the Catholic Church's World Youth Day festivities in Sydney will be deemed illegal after their visitor visas expire this week.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 2:09:05 PM

Australia wants to engage more with South Asia
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Australia, invited as an observer to the SAARC, is eager to engage more regularly with South Asian leaders.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 1:48:05 PM

China told Mugabe to stay away from Olympic opening: Report
Sydney, Aug 5 (DPA) Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe will not attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics because he was told by China's Communist Party to stay away, the Sydney Morning Herald daily reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 12:58:03 PM

Yeast's struggle to survive makes wine making possible
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Researchers studying yeast discovered that the process that turns grape juice into wine also helps the yeast to survive and obtain essential nutrients from the fruit.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 11:26:02 AM

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