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Scientists challenge Big Bang theory


August 21st, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) The beginning of the universe should not be ascribed to the Big Bang. It was more like water freezing into ice, say theoretical physicists from the ... Read more...

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Bees help flowers grow same hues across oceans


June 8th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Plants separated by vast oceans and 34 million years evolved to produce the same coloured flower petals because of their reliance on bees for pollination, according ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Qantas A380 flight passengers ‘very very lucky’ plane didn’t explode: Expert


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19(ANI): Qantas' A380 flight QF32 passengers and crewmembers were "very, very lucky" that the highly flammable jet fuel in the aircraft's wings did not ignite from the ruptured fuel pipe ... Read more...

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Commonwealth nations showcase power textiles in Delhi


September 25th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A showcase of textiles from the Commonwealth countries has brought the distinctive dress choices of historical leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Kwame Nkrumah and Queen Victoria in ... Read more...

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‘Hobbits’ were normal, not malformed humans


June 28th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Homo floresiensis, dubbed the 'hobbit', who inhabited the Indonesian island of Flores some 13,000 years ago were not malformed humans, scientists have confirmed.When the remains of a tiny, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women spend on impulse, men on the biggest and best


October 13th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 13 (ANI): Women are more likely to act on impulse and give in to bargains whereas men blow the dough on getting the biggest and best product, according to a ... Read more...

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How consumers find authenticity in brands


August 25th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): A new study has shed some light on how consumers find authenticity in various brands."Consumer identity goals (or their idealized images of themselves) underpin assessments of whether ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scary anti-drinking ads don’t work, says leading expert


April 28th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 28 (ANI): Advertising campaigns designed to tackle problems such as alcohol among youngsters fail to work, says a prominent communications expert.Noel Turnbull, adjunct professor in the School of Applied Communications ... Read more...

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Asia on alert over Mexico swine flu outbreak (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 27 (DPA) Countries across Asia and the Pacific put their health authorities on high alert Monday and stepped up measures to screen travellers as concerns grew over an outbreak of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nude picture not Pauline Hansons, says ex husband


March 18th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.18 (ANI): The ex-husband of Australian politician Pauline Hanson, Walter Zagorski, has said that the lady posing in bawdy photographs that were released to the media were not Hansons. If I ... Read more...

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Australia’s fires taken as a portent of global warming


February 11th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Sonja Parkinson, whose Kinglake home was among more than 750 houses destroyed in Saturday's blaze north of Melbourne, blames state authorities in Victoria."We saw the fire and heard the roar over the ... Read more...

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Flames spark deadly fight-or-flight decisions in Australia


February 9th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (DPA) Kinglake was a picture-perfect high-country town 100 km north-east of Melbourne that was home to 600 people. On Saturday a forest fire barrelled through and now it's little ... Read more...

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Aussies have a hit and miss approach to safe sex


January 13th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): A new survey has found that Aussies have less idea about safe sex, and rely more on the hit and miss approach to it.As per the finding ... Read more...

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Aloe vera, garlic, green tea most popular herbal medicines Down Under


October 11th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 11 (ANI): The most popular herbal medicines used Down Under include aloe vera, garlic and green tea, according to a new study.Led by Professor Charlie Xue of RMIT University ... Read more...

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Coffee along with carbs the quickest way to refuel muscles after workout


July 8th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 8 (ANI): Drained after the workout? Well, just grab a cup of coffee along with a plate of carbs and you will be back in action, suggests a new ... Read more...

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Aussie professor cracks English code of reverse swing


May 10th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) In 2005, England stole the running from Australia in the Ashes series by reverse swinging the ball earlier than it had been done before. And now it has ... Read more...

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Oz professor reveals secret of Englands Ashes series victory


May 10th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
London, May 10 (ANI): In 2005, England stole the Ashes series from Australia by reverse swinging the ball earlier than it had been done before, according to a Melbourne engineer who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hobbit might have been human suffering from stunted growth


March 5th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
London, March 5 (ANI): A new theory has emerged about the identity of the small human skeleton called Hobbit, found on the island of Flores in Indonesia, suggesting that it is not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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