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Now barcodes to help hone diagnostics
Sydney, May 24 (IANS) You've seen barcodes on consumer products - now these, or something very similar, will soon be put to medical use.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 11:27:43 AM

Ultrasound can foretell probability of heart attacks
Sydney, May 24 (IANS) An extensive study has thrown up compelling evidence that heart attack patients should undergo ultrasound imaging to assess both muscle damage and heart relaxation.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 11:24:47 AM

Cricket's fastest man meets sprint's fastest
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) His towering frame and athleticism on the cricket field gives the impression that he could have well been a world-class sprinter. Imagine, Andrew Symonds and world champion Asafa Powell competing to outrace each other. Exciting thought, indeed.

Friday, May 23, 2008 5:04:52 PM

Food additives linked to ADHD in kids
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Conventional medicine has hitherto dismissed the notion that artificial colours and preservatives in foods are linked to hyperactivity in children -- but that link is now being taken seriously.

Friday, May 23, 2008 4:14:15 PM

Moody cautions CA on Twenty20 Big Bash
Melbourne, May 23 (IANS) Former Australian player and coach of the Punjab Kings XI Tom Moody has a few words of caution for Cricket Australia (CA) as it prepares to have its own Twenty20 tournament.

Friday, May 23, 2008 3:37:11 PM

Ponting's 35th century takes him past Gavaskar, Lara
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting, scoring his 35th Test century in the first Test against West Indies, has gone past cricket greats Sunil Gavaskar and Brian Lara and moved into second position behind Sachin Tendulkar in the elite list of Test century-makers.

Friday, May 23, 2008 2:35:56 PM

Australian-Indian behind computers that can read human emotion
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) An Australian-Indian is part of a consortium of scientists who are developing and licensing information and communication technologies (ICTs) that can interact with humans in an emotionally intelligent manner.

Friday, May 23, 2008 2:31:27 PM

Online dating first empowers, then disappoints
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Internet dating, which sparks such a rush of emotions between people even before they have met, often ends in disappointment and failure.

Friday, May 23, 2008 2:26:49 PM

'Tooth mousse' to protect against decay
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Now you can ignore parental warnings and gorge on chocolates - scientists have developed a "tooth mousse" that not only protects against decay, but actually "repairs" decayed teeth.

Friday, May 23, 2008 2:13:41 PM

Tania Zaetta may sue over charges she had sex with troops
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Australian entertainer turned Bollywood starlet Tania Zaetta may sue and demand compensation for unsubstantiated allegations made in a News Limited tabloid Thursday that she had sex with Australian soldiers while on an Armed Forces Entertainment Tour to Afghanistan.

Friday, May 23, 2008 9:33:38 AM

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