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New digital map reveals more secrets about Antarctica


December 16th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) A new digital map configured by British and Australian scientists has revealed astonishing new geological facts about Antarctica, not known till now.BEDMAP2 is a detailed digital ... Read more...

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Glowing trees to replace street lights? Impractical, says Aussie scientist


February 24th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): An Australian scientist has said that a radical idea to replace street lamps with trees that glow in the dark may not be as practical as it sounds. ... Read more...

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Oz scientist discovers world’s rarest coral in Pacific


July 30th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): An Australian scientist has found what could be the world's rarest coral in the remote North Pacific Ocean.The coral bears a close physical resemblance to the critically endangered ... Read more...

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Oz inventor of Black Box dies at 85


July 21st, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): An Australian scientist who invented the black box flight data recorder, has died, at the age of 85.David Warren came up with the idea for the cockpit ... Read more...

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Jabulani ball just too round to fly straight, say experts, critics


June 30th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 30 (ANI): Scientists have said the controversial World Cup Jabulani football is far from perfect, 20 days after the tournament's start.Puzzled experts have concluded that the Jabulani ball may simply ... Read more...

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Australia to honour Ravi Shankar for commitment to music and humanity


March 18th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.18 (ANI): World-renowned sitar player, composer, teacher and writer Ravi Shankar will receive the University of Melbourne's highest honour - the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) - at a ... Read more...

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Human trial for revolutionary spoon-fed vaccines to begin Down Under


December 8th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): Human trials are set to begin on a technique that could revolutionize vaccination by replacing the syringe with the spoon.The Australian-pioneered technique promises to make having the annual ... Read more...

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Indian-Australian scientist gives new hope to cancer sufferers


August 7th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Usha Arvind Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) An Australian scientist of Indian origin has developed a new method to send nanocells to cancerous tumours so that tumours that are resistant to other drugs ... Read more...

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Flu virus was not lab creation, WHO says


May 15th, 2009 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 14 (DPA) There is no evidence to support a theory that the new influenza A(H1N1) virus was created in a laboratory, a World Health Organisation official said Thursday. Scientists associated with ... Read more...

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Swine flu created in lab accident, says Australian scientist


May 14th, 2009 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (DPA) A Canberra researcher reckons the swine flu virus could have been created inadvertently by scientists working with eggs to grow new viruses and test new vaccines. Retired Australian National ... Read more...

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HIV could become non-lethal with passage of time, says Oz scientist


March 11th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 11 (ANI): An Australian scientist has claimed that HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) may adapt so that it is no longer a life-threatening virus.Speaking ahead of the launch of Adelaide ... Read more...

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Indian-Australian reprogrammes skin cells to act as stem cells


February 5th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) A team led by an Indian-Australian scientist has reprogrammed skin cells to act as embryonic stem cells - a breakthrough that will allow unlimited access to study a ... Read more...

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Indian Australian scientist edges closer to cure for genetic diseases


January 21st, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) Scientists are edging closer to a potential cure for debilitating genetic diseases like Huntington's disease, Friedreich's ataxia and Fragile X syndrome, thanks to a recent breakthrough led by ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Colliders discovery of God particle would be no big deal, says scientist


September 12th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, September 12 (ANI): An Australian scientist has said that if the Higgs boson, which is referred to as the God particle in cosmic science, is not found in the mega-experiment ... Read more...

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BMI should be scrapped; it is highly flawed


September 7th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 7 (ANI): It might be considered as the best way to determine the health of an individual, but according to a group of experts, Body Mass Index (BMI) should ... Read more...

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Pumping sulphur gas into atmosphere could slow down global warming


May 20th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): An Australian scientist has proposed a radical solution to slow down global warming, by suggesting a technique which would place sulphur gas into the Earths stratosphere to ... Read more...

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Oz scientist pronounces mystery object space junk


March 29th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
Brisbane, March 29 (ANI): An Australian scientist says that a ball-shaped mystery metal object, which was found late last year on a remote western Queensland farm, was space junk.Mark Rigby, ... Read more...

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Indians must search for truth behind myths: scientist


March 7th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
By Madhushree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A cat has nine lives. Or may be not. A cat can survive death plunges from 32-storey buildings because of variations in speed, heartbeats and ... Read more...

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Oz scientist urges curbing developing worlds population to check global warming


November 20th, 2007 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): If you need to reduce mankinds impact on the environment, then something has to be done to halt the population growth in developing countries, suggests an eminent expatriate ... Read more...

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