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Maternal death rate in Australia among the lowest
Sydney, May 13 (IANS) Australia has one of the lowest maternal mortality rates in the world, with only 65 deaths being reported over a three-year period from 2003 to 2005.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 12:40:21 PM

Michael Clarke's fiancee's father passes away
Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Australian cricketer Michael Clarke's fiancee Lara Bingle's father, Graham, passed away after losing his fight with cancer.

Monday, May 12, 2008 4:20:11 PM

Why little fish diet to stay alive
Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Like humans, little fish also diet - not to look more presentable, but out of dire necessity. They don't want to get on the wrong side of more dominant fish and risk being gobbled up.

Monday, May 12, 2008 3:08:00 PM

New green building material set to arrive in India
Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Scientists have turned the ash waste from coal-fired power stations into a global environmental solution which promises to slash emissions in the carbon-hungry construction sector by at least 20 percent.

Monday, May 12, 2008 1:59:09 PM

Can't say 'no'? Crime may attract you
Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Criminals often can't say no. That's the conclusion of an in-depth study that seeks the link between self-control and crime.

Monday, May 12, 2008 1:56:36 PM

Asthmatic? Time to skip office!
Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Ever heard of "occupational asthma"? That's asthma caused by exposure to allergens present in the average office - and a new study says it's on the rise.

Monday, May 12, 2008 1:55:07 PM

New Zealand to send 30-strong team to Paralympics
Wellington: New Zealand will send a 30-strong team to the Paralympic Games in Beijing in September, Radio New Zealand has reported.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 4:45:54 PM

NSW coach Matthew Mott wants another year with IPL
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) Australian Matthew Mott will urge the employers back home at New South Wales (NSW) to allow him leave next year to continue his work in the Indian Premier League after being convinced the competition will revolutionise the game and become a showpiece event.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 3:24:48 PM

Aussie professor cracks English code of reverse swing
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) In 2005, England stole the running from Australia in the Ashes series by reverse swinging the ball earlier than it had been done before. And now it has been revealed how it was done.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 3:22:05 PM

New technique eases monitoring of sleep disorders
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) A new way of monitoring breathing patterns in sleep disorders could form the basis of an automated system, cheaper and easier to handle than current methods.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 2:43:01 PM

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