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Australia, Japan score wins in World Cup qualifiers
Sydney, Nov 20 (DPA) Football fans were convinced Thursday that Australia would make it to a third World Cup, after their team snatched a goal in injury time to clinch a 1-0 victory over Bahrain in Manama.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 10:47:50 AM

Skinny? You aren't really the best model
Sydney, Nov 20 (IANS) Many in the the fashion industry think that only skinny models sell but their average sized counterparts may just be as alluring and effective in fashion ads.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 9:41:41 AM

Kangaroo genome mapped for first time
Sydney, Nov 19 (IANS) Researchers have launched the world's first detailed map of the kangaroo genome. The map and sequence will open up new areas of research into how genes are turned on and off during development of all mammals.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 10:08:57 AM

Cancer patients upset they're not told of drugs cost
Sydney, Nov 19 (IANS) Oncologists upset cancer patients by not telling them about the steep cost of drugs and treatment.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 9:43:55 AM

New Zealand's new government sworn in
Wellington, Nov 19 (DPA) New Zealand's new government was sworn in Wednesday, officially clearing the way for Prime Minister John Key to attend this week's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit meeting in Peru.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 8:15:14 AM

Lee hopes to attain peak speed in mid-30s
Melbourne, Nov 18 (IANS) Fast bowlers are generally on the downswing after they cross 30, but Australian pace spearhead Brett Lee feels that he would reach his peak speed in mid-30s.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 5:05:18 PM

Symonds and Clarke patch up at cocktail party
Melbourne, Nov 18 (IANS) Andrew Symonds and Michael Clarke chose a cocktail party to patch up and strengthen their strained bond of friendship.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 2:43:46 PM

Freddie's tips helps Watson to blossom
Melbourne, Nov 18 (IANS) Australian cricketer Shane Watson revealed that tips from Andrew Flintoff helped him blossom as an all-rounder.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 2:40:33 PM

New system identifies compounds that inhibit Alzheimer's
Sydney, Nov 18 (IANS) A rapid screening system to identify compounds that can inhibit the progression of Alzheimer's disease has been developed by scientists.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 9:51:29 AM

Bod Pod to help fight obesity
Syndey, Nov 18 (IANS) A new Bod Pod will accurately measure fat and muscle mass with the potential to boost research on obesity and athletic performance.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 9:48:00 AM

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