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Last updated: Friday, October 21, 2016 9:16:03 PM

Australian-designed rocket engine to be tested on ISS
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) An Australian-designed rocket engine is heading to the International Space Station (ISS) for a year-long experiment that could ultimately revolutionise space travel, authorities said on Thursday.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:30:03 PM

Cinnamon helps to cool stomach
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) Cinnamon just not enhances taste but significantly contributes in improving health by cooling the body by up to two degrees, according to research.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:42:05 PM

Australian researchers use modern methods to solve ancient murder mystery
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Using state-of-the-art equipment, Australian researchers have managed to solve an 800-year-old murder case pertaining to the death of an Aboriginal man.

Monday, September 26, 2016 4:50:04 PM

Copper film can detect glucose levels from body sweat
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Managing diabetes could become much cheaper and simpler as researchers in Australia have developed a copper film that can detect glucose from body fluids containing salt, such as sweat or tears.

Monday, September 26, 2016 4:26:03 PM

Australian immigration officers strike at airports, ports
Canberra, Sep 26 (IANS) Australia's Immigration and Border Force officials on Monday commenced a two-week long strike in airports and cruise ship ports across the country protesting against a long-running dispute with the government over pay rise, authorities said.

Monday, September 26, 2016 8:18:03 AM

6.8 magnitude quake rocks Fiji
Suva, Sep 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale shook the Fiji archipelago on Sunday.

Sunday, September 25, 2016 4:16:04 PM

Australia to offer new, 5-year visas to migrants' families
Canberra, Sep 24 (IANS) The Australian government on Saturday launched a new five-year visas for families of migrants in a bid to reduce decade-long waiting list seeking permanent residency.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 8:52:04 AM

Lower prenatal attachment may lead to infant developmental delays
Sydney, Sep 23 (IANS) A low sense of attachment between an expectant mother and her unborn child could be associated with some infant developmental problems like infant temperament and uncontrolled crying, a new study has found.

Friday, September 23, 2016 4:02:10 PM

Threat of 'lone wolf' terrorism rises: Australian PM
Canberra, Sep 23 (IANS) The downfall of Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East is fast approaching but the threat of urban terror from propaganda-fed "lone wolf" terrorists is only going to rise, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Friday.

Friday, September 23, 2016 7:38:05 AM

MH370: Australian analysts deny aircraft caught fire
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) The analysis of the debris found in the Indian Ocean from the Malaysian Airlines plane showed no signs of exposure to fire, official sources said Thursday.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 5:52:04 PM

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