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Scientists say that turtles communicate with each other before hatching


November 30th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists in Australia say turtles communicate with each other when hatching so that the weaker ones could have the chance to survive. The researchers concluded that stronger ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rise in injuries to fast bowlers due to ODIs: Hadlee


November 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Legendary New Zealand fast bowler Richard Hadlee says the current crop of fast bowlers are getting injured frequently because of their bowling style in ODIS.Hadlee feels ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Select Ponting on merit, not stature, says Mark Waugh


November 30th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Mark Waugh feels that Ricky Ponting's place in the team should be based on merit and not stature."Ricky Ponting is a great player, ... Read more...

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Ponting is elephant in the room, says Cairns


November 30th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns called Australian great Ricky Ponting the "elephant in the room" and said Cricket Australia (CA) needs to end his 16-year ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Women take more risks in company of other women


November 30th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Women tend to take more risks at the workplace when they are in the company of other women, suggests a new study.Alison Booth, researcher at the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scientists identify four anti-cancer compounds


November 30th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Four new anti-cancer compounds have shown promise in inhibiting the growth of tumours, according to a new approach.Jason Smith, doing his M.Phil. in biomolecular sciences from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Traces from old n-tests found in Antarctic moss


November 30th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Nuclear weapons, tested 50 years ago, have left their imprint on living moss shoots in the Antarctica.These imprints, known as atmospheric radiocarbon 14C or bomb spikes, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New cell type boosts immunity to infection


November 30th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) A new type of cell actually boosts the body's ability to fight off infections and threatening diseases, reveals a study.It recognises lipid antigens, or foreign molecules, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cummins should play in all three formats, says his agent


November 28th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Australia's new pace sensation Pat Cummins' agent is unhappy with captain Michael Clarke not being in favour of the fast bowler playing in all forms of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lawson criticises CA’s selection policy


November 28th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Geoff Lawson has lashed out at Cricket Australia's (CA) selectors for leaving out young pace sensation Pat Cummins from the first Test against ... Read more...

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Spiders’ cobweb chemical repels invading ants


November 27th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Golden orb web spiders know how to protect their web silk from invading ants -- they just add a chemical to repel the latter. The properties ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Without dads boys go wild, girls unaffected


November 27th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Adolescent boys are likely to turn to delinquency if they do not have a father figure in their lives. However, the presence or absence of fathers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breakthrough may pave way for new malaria drugs


November 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Researchers have shown how the malaria parasite can survive in a type of white blood cell in the spleen -- a breakthrough that could lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Have no intentions to retire, says Ponting


November 24th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting said that he has no plans of retiring any time soon and asked the selectors in his no-nonsense way to give ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man leaves behind $1 million in Australian restaurant


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man has a very expensive memory lapse. The police in Australia are searching for a man who walked out of a restaurant leaving behind 1 million ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Cummins has an uncanny similarity to Steyn: Arthur


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur finds an uncanny similarity between teen sensation Pat Cummins and South African fast bowling star Dale Steyn.Arthur was the South Africa coach ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

John Buchanan says Australian team vulnerable


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) New Zealand's director of cricket John Buchanan believes that the re-building of the Australian team has left it vulnerable.Buchanan feels there are surprises in store for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fanie de Villiers offers help to struggling Mitchell Johnson


November 20th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 20 (IANS) Former South African swing bowler Fanie de Villiers is ready to help out-of-form Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson.Johnson has hardly troubled the South African batsmen in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Susan Boyle is in love!


November 20th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 20 (IANS) Scottish Singer Susan is thinking of shifting to Australia as she fell in love with the country during her recent trip."Susan loved Australia, especially the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chemical spill shuts down Australian station


November 19th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 19 (IANS) A railway station in Australia was shut down Saturday following a chemical spill from a 25,000 litre freight train, officials said.Emergency workers were called to the ... Read more...

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Australian nurse charged with five murders


November 19th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 19 (IANS) A 35-year-old male nurse in Australia was Saturday charged with five murders after a nursing home blaze in Sydney killed five elderly patients.Three people died when ... Read more...

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Restless legs? There could be brain malfunction


November 18th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that people suffering from restless legs syndrome, which causes uncomfortable sensations in the limbs, have reduced function in an area of the brain ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New treatment to heal spinal injuries


November 17th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 17 (IANS) A new approach to treating spinal injuries among animals could pave the way for prevention of paralysis in thousands of people worldwide every year. Ben Goss, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why India broke off from supercontinent


November 16th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) The discovery of two sunken islands in the Indian Ocean could provide the missing link to why India, Australia and Antarctica broke off from supercontinent Gondwana.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mini strokes elevate death risk


November 16th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) People who suffer stroke-like attacks have a mortality rate 20 percent higher than the general population.In one of the largest studies of its kind, over 20,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists stumble upon ’stop cancer’ gene


November 16th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled upon a gene that halts a common form of skin cancer, potentially opening the way to better treatment in future.Stepen Jane, professor of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australian economy growing as projected: Survey


November 16th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) The Australian economy is growing at an annual pace close to the projected long-term trend, according to a survey released Wednesday.The survey was by Westpac Banking ... Read more...

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Magnets can help stroke patients speak


November 16th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Stimulating the brain with magnets is likely to improve the language skills of stroke survivors.Researchers led by Caroline Barwood from the University of Queensland's School of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fear of predators forced primates into social group


November 15th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Fear of predators made our solitary primate ancestors descend from the trees and unite into groups for daytime activity, says a new study. "It has been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 60 Indian firms to showcase products at Australian trade fair


November 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Over 60 Indian companies and artisans will showcase their unique products at an international trade fair here -- Australian International Sourcing Fair -- from Nov 22-24.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Infectious bugs alter DNA to become resistant


November 14th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) The 'golden staph', a group of common infectious bugs inhabiting our skin surface, becomes resistant to antibiotics by just making a small change in its DNA, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exercise best medicine for chronic disease


November 11th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 11 (IANS) Fitness is the best medicine to prevent and manage chronic disease, a leading cause of deaths worldwide."Obesity is just a symptom of an underlying disease-sedentary lifestyle. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jarrod Lyle leads in Australian Open golf, Woods tied eighth


November 10th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) Local golfer Jarrod Lyle led the Australian Open after firing 7-under-par 65 in Thursday's opening round at The Lakes Golf Club here.The 30-year-old cancer survivor, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

John Daly storms out of Australian Open


November 10th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) Temperamental American golfer John Daly walked out after putting a series of balls in the water in the disastrous 11th hole during the opening round of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brain’s response to stress can predict dementia


November 10th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) A memory stress test could make it easier to predict who has greater chances of developing dementia.Researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR), with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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