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Simple antibiotics keep most super bugs at bay
Sydney, Aug 27 (IANS) Hospitals should avoid prescribing expensive broad-spectrum antibiotics for pneumonia to avoid developing drug-resistant super bugs, says a new study.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 12:25:26 PM

Australia will face crippling shortage of IT professionals
Sydney, Aug 27 (IANS) Australia is likely to face a crippling shortage in information technology professionals unless policies are changed, a new study has found.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 12:25:04 PM

Dress your wound with honey and seaweed
Sydney, Aug 27 (IANS) Researchers have created a dressing with a blend of honey and seaweed extract, which is about to hit the international markets.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 11:25:19 AM

Australians cheer another Bradman century
Sydney, Aug 27 (DPA) Australians Wednesday marked the centenary of the birth of Don Bradman, the nation's best-known son and a cricketer many believe is the greatest sportsman who ever lived.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:49:44 AM

Hayden wants to recover fully before tour to India
Melbourne, Aug 26 (IANS) Australian opener Matthew Hayden, who pulled out of the one-day series against Bangladesh due to a strained achilles tendon, feels that the break would see him return to international cricket with renewed strength for the tour to India.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 6:41:03 PM

Online game to foster awareness on warming among kids
Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) Computer animation students have designed an online game to help children understand ways they can reduce their impact on climate change.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 2:56:29 PM

Age derails appetite control cells, spurs excess hunger
Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) Scientists have discovered key appetite control cells in the brain that degenerate over time, spurring increased hunger and potentially weight gain.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 1:36:36 PM

Big bash planned on Bradman's 100th birth anniversary
Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) Australia will Wednesday celebrate the 100th birthday of Sir Donald Bradman - the greatest batsman the world has known and also a magnificent visionary and statesman of world cricket.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 1:23:12 PM

Climate change wreaks havoc on coral reefs worldwide
Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) Ocean warming is spurring the incidence of virulent coral diseases, already wreaking havoc on reefs worldwide.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 12:44:00 PM

Earthquake rocks eastern New Zealand
Wellington, Aug 26 (Xinhua) A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale Monday jolted the North Island in eastern New Zealand, the country's Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 6:31:25 AM

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