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Buchanan's thumbs up for Pietersen's switch-hit
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) Unlike other former cricketers, former Australian coach John Buchanan feels English batsman Kevin Pietersen's 'switch-hit' should not be viewed with prejudice.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 4:01:39 PM

Ponting feels Australia still hold the edge
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting admitted that his team's performance is not as sharp as used to be in the past decade but insisted that they still hold the edge over their opponents.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:12:55 PM

'Mild' malaria strain is more deadly, says study
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) P. vivax, a strain of malaria thought to be mild and non-life-threatening is potentially fatal, according to a new study.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:11:37 PM

Whale sharks amaze with their deep sea dives
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) In a first, two scientists have recorded how whale sharks undertake an amazing dive and descend into the deep sea to conserve energy.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:10:27 PM

New Zealand cricketers oppose Champions Trophy in Pakistan
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) Clouds of uncertainty loomed large over the Champions Trophy in Pakistan as New Zealand Cricket Players' Association (NZCPA) joined voices with its Australian counterpart in strongly objecting to the holding of the event in September, the month of Ramadan, due to concerns over safety and security of players.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:09:08 PM

Was Haneef a victim of conspiracy for political gains?
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) Was Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef a victim of conspiracy for political gains? Documents obtained by Haneef's legal team under Freedom of Information laws indicate that the then prime minister's office became involved in the case within 48 hours of Haneef's arrest in connection with the botched British bombings July 2, 2007.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 2:07:56 PM

Tiny reef fish inspire submarine designers
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) The wing-like fins of tiny reef fish allow them to cruise at the human equivalent of 60 km per hour and also negotiate strong currents with ease.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 1:22:49 PM

Obese feel traumatised by 'negative' publicity
Sydney, June 18 (IANS) The obese feel overwhelmed and victimised by "negative" publicity about their condition, made worse by media reports and medical pronouncements.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 11:58:46 AM

Researchers closer to demystifying 'unknown' cancer
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) Promising new research into one of the deadliest but largely hidden cancers is likely to spur more intensive scientific efforts to improve treatment and save lives.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 1:17:02 PM

Mothers wanting to get back to jobs at disadvantage: study
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) Mothers who take breaks to bring up their newborns find themselves at a disadvantage when they get back to jobs, according to a study.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 1:11:28 PM

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