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Pizza tossing physics to inspire micro-motor design
Sydney, April 28 (IANS) Scientists have unravelled the physics of the perfect pizza toss, which will help them design micro-motors thinner than a human hair.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 10:46:56 AM

Gillespie, Martyn to play in America's Twenty20 league
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Australian cricketers Jason Gillespie and Damien Martyn, who had joined the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL), have been signed-up by the American Premier League (APL), the Twenty20 league, that is set to start in New York City in October.

Monday, April 27, 2009 6:09:07 PM

Economists tot up cost of possible pandemic
Sydney, April 27 (DPA) Even a mild influenza pandemic could cost 1.4 million lives and $330 billion in lost production worldwide, Australian economists have estimated.

Monday, April 27, 2009 4:20:22 PM

Training vets to operate, virtually
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Prospective vets no longer need to enter a veterinary surgery for clinical training - even before stepping into the operation theatre, veterinary students can now get a feel of the instruments, sterilisation techniques and patient preparation.

Monday, April 27, 2009 1:33:19 PM

70 percent of hepatitis C cases curable with early treatment
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Up to 70 percent of hepatitis C cases are curable if early treatment is sought, according to a new international study.

Monday, April 27, 2009 12:27:49 PM

Australian boycott may end Hewitt's run in Davis Cup
Melbourne, April 26 (IANS) Australia's decision to pull out of the Davis Cup tie in Chennai may end the stellar Cup career of its most experienced campaigner, Lleyton Hewitt.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 6:54:56 PM

TA to appeal if suspended for Davis Cup pull-out
Melbourne, April 26 (IANS) Tennis Australia (TA) Sunday said it will appeal if the International Tennis Federation (ITF) suspends them from the Davis Cup after their pull-out from the tie in India.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 4:43:47 PM

Tamils in Australia protest to boycott Sri Lankan goods
Canberra, April 26 (Xinhua) About 800 of Tamil protesters rallied in Sydney's Central Business Distinct Sunday, stopping traffic and residents in their tracks.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 3:59:07 PM

Australian dad froze off 'hated' right leg
Sydney, April 26 (DPA) An Australian father-of-three who had 'hated' his right leg for 25 years told Sunday how he plunged it in a bucket of dry ice for six hours so surgeons at a Sydney hospital had no choice but to amputate below the knee.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 2:31:57 PM

Australia pulls out of Davis Cup tie against India
Sydney, April 25 (IANS) Tennis Australia (TA) announced Saturday that its team will not go to Chennai for the Davis Cup tie against India next month because of security concerns. This may result in a one year suspension of the team from the competition.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 9:01:27 AM

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