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Suspected terrorist cell busted in Australia
Sydney, Aug 4 (DPA) Police swooped on a suspected Islamic terrorist cell Tuesday in Melbourne to forestall a possible suicide attack on an Australian Army barracks, authorities said.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 6:18:41 AM

Mother's mental condition affects teenagers
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) Teenagers whose mothers have mental health problems are likely to suffer behavioural problems, says a new study.

Monday, August 03, 2009 11:46:50 AM

Small female twins more likely to be obese adults
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) Female twins who are small at birth have a greater likelihood of being obese as adults, according to a new study.

Monday, August 03, 2009 10:38:53 AM

North Korea helping Myanmar build nuclear reactor: Report
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Myanmar is building a secret nuclear reactor and plutonium extraction facilities with North Korean help, with the aim of acquiring its first nuclear bomb in five years, a media report has said citing evidence from defectors.

Sunday, August 02, 2009 4:07:17 PM

Amazing flying-crawling bat traced to 20 mn-year-old ancestor
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) A bizarre bat species that is as much at home walking four-legged on the ground as winging through the air has been traced back to an Australian ancestor 20 million years ago, with the same rare ability.

Friday, July 31, 2009 6:30:01 PM

Australian PM once cleaned toilets
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Friday said he once worked as a cleaner at a sawmill, 'cleaning the loos'.

Friday, July 31, 2009 1:21:41 PM

Monitoring vibes can detect hidden damage in bridges
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Monitoring changes in vibrations can detect hidden damage in bridges, said an Australian researcher.

Friday, July 31, 2009 12:57:38 PM

'Silent' strokes don't leave any outward symptoms
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Beware of the 'silent' stroke that doesn't leave any outward symptoms, but causes brain damage. It afflicts people over 60, especially those with high blood pressure.

Friday, July 31, 2009 12:50:54 PM

Australia to back foreign students if college shuts
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Following the closure of a Sydney college where many Indians were studying, the Australian government has assured foreign students that they will be granted 'a comparable place to complete their course' or a refund in fees.

Friday, July 31, 2009 11:23:06 AM

Electronic nose not as good as natural nose
Sydney, July 30 (IANS) Electronic noses developed by researchers are nowhere as sensitive as natural noses of the common house fly known as Drosophila, according to the latest research.

Thursday, July 30, 2009 4:25:32 PM

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