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10,000 steps, gym work-out increases productivity: Study


September 15th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Office workers who walk 10,000 steps a day and work out in the gym thrice a week can help their employers with increased productivity of $2,500 ... Read more...

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A new discovery can double submarine speeds


May 30th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) A discovery by Australian scientists could potentially open up ways for sea vessels like submarines to go much faster under water. A team led by a ... Read more...

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Reversal of optical Doppler shift could lead to ‘invisibility cloak’


March 7th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 7 (ANI): For the first time ever, researchers have demonstrated a reversal of the optical Doppler effect, an advance that could lead to the development of 'invisibility cloak' technology.The Doppler ... Read more...

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Oz visa system behind slump in Indian and international student numbers: Experts


November 13th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 13(ANI): Australia is facing years of decline before universities recover from a significant slump in international student numbers, experts have said.The experts believe that the current visa system takes too ... Read more...

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Stringent visa rules, fear of attack on ethnic students affecting Oz varsity export earnings


September 15th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept.15 (ANI): Universities in Australia rely heavily on foreign student fees to keep themselves financially afloat, but over the past 18 months, a number of factors have led to a fall ... Read more...

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Brisbane to own Australia’s first video-game nightclub


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 22 (ANI): Australia's first video-game nightclub is set to open in Brisbane next month.Mana Bar at 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, started by four gaming enthusiasts, will feature Nintendo Wii, ... Read more...

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Oz scientists closer to identify mystery light that lit up universe


June 21st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 21 (ANI): Scientists in Australia are getting closer to identify the mystery light that lit up the universe.The universe was covered in a thick fog of neutral hydrogen gas thirteen ... Read more...

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Galactic freak could reveal how galaxies form


March 25th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Astronomers have located a galactic freak, an extremely rare ultra-compact dwarf galaxy, that could be the missing link in understanding how galaxies and their clusters evolve. The dwarf ... Read more...

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Sugarfree chewing gum relieves stress


November 13th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) A simple yet cost effective way to reduce stress or anxiety is chewing sugarfree gum, according to a study. It also showed that chewing gum increases alertness and ... Read more...

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When it comes to cybersex, oldies beat youngsters hands down


October 24th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 24 (ANI): It''s not just the youngsters who are hooked on to the Internet for their daily dose of erotica, as an Australian researcher has found that older adults ... Read more...

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Secure couples manage conflicts better


September 23rd, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 23 (IANS) Couples who feel secure with each other are more likely to work out their problems in a spirit of give and take, rather than avoid them. Swinburne University ... Read more...

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Lasers to help capture movies of expanding universe


September 9th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, September 9 (ANI): Scientists are using new laser technology to improve the precision of telescopes, bringing the dream of watching the expansion of the universe in real time within reach.According ... Read more...

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Chewing gum may be the best stress buster


August 30th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Chewing gum can reduce stress and anxiety, according to a new research.The study, to be presented at the 2008 10th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, found that ... Read more...

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Changing physical constant may be constant after all


June 21st, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): A new analysis has found that variation in one of the fundamental constants of physics is not correct, and it is constant after all.According to a ... Read more...

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Regular blogging could improve your social life


March 4th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): A new Australian study has found that blogging can boost peoples social life, by making them feel less isolated, more connected to a community and more satisfied with ... Read more...

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One in three young Aussies cheat on their partner


February 18th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 18 (ANI): A recent survey has revealed that almost one third of Australian youngsters have been unfaithful to their partners at least once.The online survey conducted by Swinburne University, Victoria ... Read more...

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‘Yummy mummy’ pressure on the rise


December 6th, 2007 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec 6 (ANI): Women are increasingly becoming worried about the issues of shape and weight during pregnancy and post birth, partially due to the media's spotlight on celebrity yummy mummies, according ... Read more...

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