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  1. Students Astonished by Stuttering StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2011 | Science Daily

    Secondary school students in Australia have helped reveal weird, jittery behavior in a pulsar called PSR J1717-4054. Pulsars are super-dense, highly magnetized balls of 'neutron matter' the size of a small city.

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  2. Semen Secrets: How a Previous Sexual Partner Can Influence Another Male's OffspringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2010 | Science Daily

    ... mated with, rather than the second male that sired the offspring. Neriid flies are depicted. Scientists at UNSW Australia have studied the flies and discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can ...

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  3. Oscars, Renner's family on hand at State TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2010 | Examiner.com

    It's not every day that a Modesto native gets an Oscar nomination. It's rarer still when a Modesto native is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.

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  4. Victoria loses young quick bowler Jake ReedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    ... for leading the Bushangers' pace attack for matches in Brisbane against Queensland on Saturday, South Australia on Monday and Tasmania on Wednesday will go to Clint Mckay. The 31-year-old endured a torrid 2013-14 which included him losing not only ...

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  5. McGuire demands Big Bash Stars a get job doneaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    Melbourne Stars chairman Eddie McGuire was promoting the ability of new team sponsor Acquire Learning to help people "get the job done" when he thrust a finger into the chest of nearby player James Muirhead and declared: "That's what you blokes have got to do this year: get the job done." While it was more playful than menacing, it was also pointed.

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  6. Viagra use can lead to vision disturbances in someRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Research at University of New South Wales found that sildenafil, an active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, can inhibit an enzyme which is important for transmitting light signals from the retina to the brain and its use in high doses can cause transient disturbances in the vision of some healthy people. Researcher Lisa Nivison-Smith said that side effects can include sensitivity to bright light, blurred vision and altered colour vision and people who have normal vision but who carry a single copy of the mutant gene for the blinding disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa, could be more susceptible to these changes.

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  7. Viagra may have long-term effect on visionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    An active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra could cause unusual visual responses in people who carry a common mutation that leads to an eye disease and may have long-term detrimental effects on their vision, researchers warn. Sildenafil can inhibit an enzyme which is important for transmitting light signals from the retina to the brain.

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  8. Aussies: Man paid American in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A police officer, left, speaks with two people outside of a house where a man was taken into custody during a counterterrorism raid in Seabrook in suburban Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

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  9. Toolstation League First Division: Corsham chief plumps for fresh facesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

    ... Pricey too. "One bit of bad news is that Nick Holton, who was our player of the season last season, is moving to Australia at the end of this month, so we're going to be losing him." On Tuesday night, an unfortunate bounce in the penalty area saw ...

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  10. S. Pacific flotilla to protest climate inaction at Australian portRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... your consent for us to set cookies. A stacker/reclaimer places coal in stockpiles at the coal port in Newcastle, Australia, June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz SYDNEY, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Protesters from 12 South Pacific nations plan to block ships ...

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  11. CSG risks can be managed: chief scientistRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... land and water, then they will continue to have difficulty in their quest to operate in this state." Cotton Australia chief Adam Kay, says the report had the potential to be "game-changing" for agriculture in the state if fully implemented. "If ...

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  12. WA teen part of global hacking ringRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... e from the Department of Homeland Security, the US Postal Inspection Service and in co-ordination with the Western Australia Police and the Peel Regional Police of Ontario, Canada.

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  13. Counter-terror laws pass through Parliament with bipartisan supportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: Sweeping new counter terrorism laws - including 10 year jail terms for journalists - have now passed both houses of Parliament. The first package of bills went through with the backing of the Coalition and the ALP, but strong warnings from the cross bench that it goes too far.

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  14. UPDATE 1-Japan's Marubeni may sell stake in Canada coal mine for as little as $1Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... Tuesday. Sumitomo said on Monday it and partner Vale SA will shut down their Isaac Plains coal mine in Queensland, Australia by the end of January next year because of the slump in coal prices. Prices of both coking coal, used mostly in blast ...

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  15. Viagra 'may cause blindness': Ingredient in the drug can...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... enables skin cancer to become more invasive. In the new study, researchers from the University of New South Wales, Australia, tested sildenafil on healthy mice and mice with one copy of this mutant gene. The researchers also found early signs that ...

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  16. $60,000 Monster Raffle To Benefit Australian Grassroots SurfingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    COOLANGATTA/QLD : Boardriders clubs across the country will reap the rewards from a Monster Raffle being run in conjunction with the Original Source Australian Boardriders Battle. The Original Source Australian Boardriders Battle is the biggest grassroots, boardriders event series in Australian surfing history with more than $120,000 in prize money and starts on October 4. It will involve more than 100 of Australia's best boardriders clubs in eight State qualifying rounds starting in October and culminate in a two-day, National Final for 20 clubs on the Australia Day Long Weekend on 24-25 January, 2015 at Cronulla in Sydney.

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  17. Rolf de Heer's Charlie's Country is the Australian entry for Best ...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... so. Upon receiving the news Rolf de Heer said, " David [ Gulpilil ] and I are delighted that Charlie's Country is Australia's nomination. For me, it's a privilege; for David, it's the crowning achievement in an extraordinary 44-year acting career." ...

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  18. Workers plan Simplot work ban over wage disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... its doors last year, citing the cost of production, competition with cheap imports and the high cost of labour in Australia. The union's Tom Hale said the only official counter offer yet to be made by the company was insulting. "If you're asking ...

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  19. Tony Williams desperate to repay Des Hasler's loyalty for Canterbury...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... criticised for making little impact in a Bulldogs jersey and was subsequently dropped by both New South Wales and Australia. "I reckon he is the best coach in the game. Regardless. I first went to see him in 2008 and liked him straight away. "He is ...

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  20. NSW bus drivers physically attacked, abused daily, survey suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    Bus drivers in New South Wales say they are facing daily abuse from passengers because of unrealistic public transport timetables. A meeting of 40 bus drivers working for private companies gathered at the Parramatta bus interchange to call on passengers to blame the NSW Government, not them, for late buses.

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