Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) A majority of people believe that pollution, pesticides and stress are the major causes of cancer, according to a new survey.
Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:27:00 AM
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) An increase in household rainwater tanks, necessitated by severe drought and water restrictions, is posing a drowning risk for toddlers.
Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:06:40 AM
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) Junior doctors are the ones who prescribe medicines and they are also the most likely to commit errors in prescribing, according to a medical expert.
Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:00:59 AM
Sydney, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian Navy has purchased sophisticated Australian minesweeping suites that will qualitatively enhance its ships' protection from underwater objects.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 4:15:45 PM
Wellington, Aug 20 (DPA) New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said Wednesday the situation in Fiji, whose military ruler has boycotted a regional summit meeting, was like Zimbabwe in the lead-up to its suspension from the British Commonwealth.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 3:12:45 PM
Wellington, Aug 20 (DPA) Thousands of spectators turned out to watch about 30 topless women take part in a so-called Boobs on Bikes parade through Auckland's main street Wednesday after a judge rejected a city council bid to stop it.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 1:44:34 PM
Sydney, Aug 20 (IANS) Use of five and 10 percent ethanol blend petrol was found to cut emissions only marginally in a project undertaken by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 1:44:01 PM
Melbourne, Aug 19 (IANS) The overwhelming success of the Indian Premier League has made the Australian Football League (AFL) turn to India for all the right reasons.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 4:36:33 PM
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that connecting teachers to a sound system can dramatically improve pupils' test results and reduce classroom disruption.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 2:51:15 PM
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) A beneficial bacteria, which wild rock lobster larvae host naturally, could help their farmed cousins ward off infections and remove a large barrier to commercial production.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:34:36 AM
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