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Why do older adults struggle to adapt to new environments?
Sydney, April 26 (IANS) The elderly are often unable to adjust to new surroundings. This is partly due to the deterioration of a brain circuit that plays a key role in goal-directed learning, a new study conducted on mice has found.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:10:03 AM

Australian teen arrested over terror plot
Sydney, April 25 (IANS) An Australian teenager was arrested and charged with plotting a terror attack on the nation's national day of remembrance.

Monday, April 25, 2016 8:08:04 AM

Kazakhstan's Golovkin beats Wade, retains title
Inglewood (California), April 24 (IANS) Kazakh middleweight boxing champion Gennady Golovkin successfully defended his world titles by knocking out American Dominic Wade at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Sunday, April 24, 2016 6:16:05 PM

A banana a day may keep blindness away
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) If you love apples, so also love the humble banana. Eating a banana daily is likely to boost eye health and prevent vision-related diseases, a study has found.

Saturday, April 23, 2016 3:28:04 PM

Secret of rich milk production during lactation revealed
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) Breastfeeding is essential for enabling newborns grow and develop well. A team of Australian researchers have discovered the secret behind this: breast cells develop two nuclei as the breast switches to lactation and nurtures the newborn.

Saturday, April 23, 2016 11:42:03 AM

Cyclone forces Fiji to relocate 29 villages
Suva, April 21 (IANS) At least 29 villages in Fiji will be relocated in the aftermath of tropical cyclone Winston that ravaged the Pacific island nation two months ago, state-owned Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) said on Thursday.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 4:44:04 PM

Fatty diet can trigger excessive daytime sleepiness
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Do you feel sleepy during daytime at work? Blame it on your love for oily samosas and cheese-laden pizzas -- not to forget a poor night's sleep -- for this.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 2:28:03 PM

Australia's iconic penguin-parade set for major facelift
Canberra, April 21 (IANS) Australia's iconic Phillip Island Penguin Parade, one of the nation's leading tourist attractions, is set for a $40 million facelift.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 9:26:03 AM

Australia launches new cyber security strategy
Canberra, April 21 (IANS) The Australian government on Thursday launched a $180 million cyber security strategy, in an effort to shore up Australia's defence against cyber attacks and online fraud.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 7:34:03 AM

India, Mongolia should take ties to next level: Mahajan
Ulan-Bator (Mongolia), April 20 (IANS) India and Mongolia "share common values and understanding" on a range of issues, and the "warm relationship" of the two nations needs to be strengthened further, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 9:06:04 PM

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