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Tiny microscope travels into our innards to speed up diagnoses
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Australian scientists have developed a miniature microscope that travels inside the human body in order to detect cancer early, creating a new diagnostic discipline, Endomicroscopy.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 11:50:15 AM

Electronic 'ears' guide drills into mine shaft
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Australian scientists have successfully used an electronic 'ear' to track and control a drill operating 300 metres below the earth's surface.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 11:23:52 AM

Cabbies threaten to blockade Melbourne airport after Indian's stabbing
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Taxi drivers Wednesday threatened to blockade Melbourne airport as a 45-year-old man was charged with attempted murder following a stabbing attack on an Indian student, who was working as a part-time taxi driver, in the Clifton Hill suburb.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 9:09:16 AM

Melbourne cabbies protest attack on Indian student cab driver (Lead)
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) Hundreds of taxi drivers blockaded a major intersection in the heart of Melbourne Tuesday after an Indian student, who was a part-time taxi driver, was found with severe stab wounds early morning.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 7:12:01 PM

Giant squid could grow to 750 kg: expert
Wellington, April 29 (DPA) A colossal squid being slowly thawed in New Zealand for an examination by a team of scientists could have grown to about 750 kg if it had lived out its life in the ocean, expert Steve O'Shea said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 4:07:15 PM

Indian student taxi driver stabbed in Melbourne
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) A 23-year-old Indian student, who was also working as a taxi driver, was found Tuesday stabbed outside a hotel in the Clifton Hill suburb of Melbourne, the police said.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 11:26:07 AM

India's Polaris, Australian varsity sign deal on skill creation
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) A leading Indian software company, Polaris Software Pty Ltd., and the University of Western Sydney (UWS) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on skill creation that will contribute to local capacity building and help address the issue of IT skill shortages in Australia.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 11:25:04 AM

Immigrants miss out on Australia's best jobs
Sydney, April 29 (DPA) Immigrants from non-English speaking countries are finding that a university degree is not a passport to a well-paid job in Australia, a study released Tuesday showed.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 6:38:06 AM

Soap as good as disinfectant
Sydney, April 28 (IANS) A study has dispelled myths about the need for daily use of chemical disinfectants in childcare centres.

Monday, April 28, 2008 12:17:43 PM

Indian men go down to China, finish fourth
Perth, April 27 (IANS) India went down 1-2 to China to finish a dismal fourth in the four-nation men's hockey tournament here Sunday.

Sunday, April 27, 2008 6:25:54 PM

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