No More Displaying of Tobacco Products

No More Displaying of Tobacco Products

A new law is to be introduced for Queensland's retail outlets as displaying of tobacco products like cigarettes is to be banned soon. This initiative might help the tobacco users to quit the usage of products as display articles have the power to attract the customers.

Victorian Opposition Appeals for Extended Pathology Review

Victorian Opposition Appeals for Extended Pathology Review

Following an uncertainly looming over the jobs of health care workers in the Bendigo Hospital, as revealed by a review of pathology services, the Victorian Opposition is hell bent to seek an extended review for the same.

Victoria’s Grape and Wine Industry Suffers Loss Due To Bushfires

Victorian Department of Primary Industries

In the wake of a massive loss of $300 million to Victoria's grape and wine industry, scientists from Victorian Department of Primary Industries (DPI) have developed a web-based risk assessment tool to identify the quantum of risk posed by smoke taint in grapes and wine.

Seven Councils Join Hands to Combat Climatic Change

Aiming to address the global issue of climate change, a clan of local councils has come together with the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority.

Syphilis Screening May Reduce Infant Deaths and Stillbirths, Says Research

Syphilis Screening May Reduce Infant Deaths and Stillbirths, Says Research

A simple screen for syphilis during pregnancy can reduce the number of deaths among the pregnant women and further number of stillbirths as well as infant deaths, suggested a recent study. The syphilis credits cause more than 500,000 deaths and stillbirths especially in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Marine biologists are struggling to figure out why humpback whales, typically solitary creatures, are hanging out in densely packed “super groups” off the coast of South Africa.

Sprint, U.S. Cellular kick off preorders for LG G6

After Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and AT&T, telecommunication services providers Sprint and U.S. Cellular have also kicked off preorders for the LG G6 on their respective networks.

It mayn’t be easy to colonize Mars: Buzz Aldrin

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who was a part of the Apollo 11 Moon mission in July 1969, has cautioned that Elon Musk-led SpaceX’s ambitious plan to send humans to Mars to colonize the Red Pla

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted that two Russian FSB agents played a key role in the 2014 Yahoo hacking attack which compromised hundreds of millions of Yahoo email accounts.

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Urinating and pouring alcohol on a jellyfish sting are some of the most commonly suggested home remedies.

Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Marine biologists are struggling to figure out why humpback whales, typically solitary creatures, are hanging out in densely packed “super groups” off the coast of South Africa.

Sprint, U.S. Cellular kick off preorders for LG G6

After Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and AT&T, telecommunication services providers Sprint and U.S.

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Hundreds of millions of people to switch off lights to mark Earth Hour

People around the globe are being urged to switch off their lights for an hour on Saturday night to mark Earth Hour and support action on climate change.

‘Bad luck’ mutations boost cancer risk more than one’s behavior: research

A new research has suggested that genetic mutations that develop into cancer are caused by simple random errors occurring during replacement of cells, indicating that ‘bad luck’ mutations boost can

Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

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