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Revolutionary fuel cell design to make cheaper vehicles feasible
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) A reworked design of fuel cells used in the latest hybrid cars will help make vehicles more reliable and cheaper to build in the future.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:21:59 PM

Chest infections, not antibiotics make babies wheeze
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Chest infections, rather than administering antibiotics to babies within first three months of birth, cause wheezing among them a year later, according to the latest study on the subject.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:21:05 PM

Internet eclipses print media, radio as source of news
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) The Internet is rivalling and even eclipsing traditional media, particularly television, with users spending less time watching TV, listening to the radio and reading newspapers than non-users, according to a new study here.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:20:36 PM

Here come bugs that eat cancer causing substances
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Australian researchers have discovered a group of microbes that will eat up one of the most hazardous cancer-causing substances in a polluted environment and help save lives.

Monday, August 04, 2008 1:23:00 PM

Corals may not recover from bleaching
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Coral communities in Australia's Great Barrier Reef might not be able to recover from bleaching as easily as previously presumed, says a new study.

Monday, August 04, 2008 1:01:08 PM

Fangs evolving from teeth helped snakes spread worldwide
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Fangs which had evolved from early teeth enabled snakes to expand across all continents except Antarctica nearly 60 million years ago, according to a new study.

Monday, August 04, 2008 11:55:12 AM

Qantas flight makes emergency landing
Sydney, Aug 2 (DPA) A Qantas flight bound for Manila Saturday returned to Sydney and made an emergency landing.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 1:49:13 PM

Australian legal experts to help strengthen rights in Nepal
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) The Sydney Centre for International Law is leading a one-year project with the Kathmandu School of Law to improve respect for human rights among key actors in the criminal justice system in Nepal, including police, prosecutors and young lawyers.

Friday, August 01, 2008 2:20:05 PM

Australia to back India at IAEA
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) Australia will Friday support the safeguards agreement between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and India, but has reaffirmed that it will not sell uranium to India or any other country that is not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Friday, August 01, 2008 1:24:22 PM

Indian students boost Aussie campus cricket challenge
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian students feature significantly in the first Central Queensland University's (CQU) Chancellor's Challenge Cup cricket tournament scheduled for Aug 16-17 in Rockhampton, Queensland.

Friday, August 01, 2008 9:01:29 AM

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