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Fish Feel Pain Similar To Humans, Study

Jun 20, 2014 AM EDT Fish feel the pain of others in a manner similar to humans, according to a new study by the Macquarie University in Australia.

Earth’s First Mass Extinction Caused by Volcanic Eruptions in Australia, Study

Jun 04, 2014 AM EDT An ancient volcanic eruption in Australia, some 510 million years ago, led to the world's first mass extinction, according to a study at the Curtin University.

Australia’s PM Tony Abbott Reveals Reason behind Cancellation of Deakin Visit

May 24, 2014 AM EDT Revealing the reason behind his decision to cancel a visit to Deakin Unviersity's Geelong campus, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that he did not want to give students a chance to protest.

African Songbird Mimics Alarm Calls to Steal Food, Study

May 07, 2014 AM EDT Drongos, an African bird, imitate other species’ alarm calls, to scare them away and steal their abandoned food, according to a University of Cape Town and University of Western Australia study.

Duck-billed Dinosaurs Had Fleshy Head Gear Similar to Rooster’s Combs, Study

Dec 13, 2013 AM EST Duck-billed dinosaurs and roosters share something in common; at least that's what a group of international researchers say.

Rip Currents - the Leading Cause of Death in Australia, Study

Nov 27, 2013 AM EST Majority of Australian deaths are caused due to ocean rip currents than combined bushfires, cyclones, floods, and shark attacks, according to a University of New South Wales (UNSW) study.

Three New Vertebrate Species from the ‘Lost World’ Discovered in Australia’s Cape York Peninsula

Oct 28, 2013 AM EDT Three new vertebrate species isolated for millions of years have been discovered in a James Cook University-National Geographic expedition to Cape York Peninsula in north-east Australia.

Absence of Hunting Causes Species to Decline, Study

Oct 28, 2013 AM EDT Unique hunting methods employed by aboriginal Martu people in Australia’s Western Desert lead to the increase in animal population and improved habitat, according to a team of researchers from the ...

Tim Minchin Accepts Honorary Doctorate from University of Western Australia

Sep 18, 2013 AM EDT Tim Minchin, renowned rock n roll superstar, received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from his alma mater, University of Western Australia (UWA) in Perth Tuesday night.

Julia Gillard to Serve As Honorary Visiting Professor at University Of Adelaide

Sep 17, 2013 AM EDT Julia Gillard, the former prime minister of Australia, will don a new hat of an honorary visiting professor beginning November at her alma mater, the University of Adelaide.

LinkedIn Reduces Age Limit to 14 in US; Introduces ‘University Pages’ To Help Teens with College Hunt

Aug 20, 2013 AM EDT In an attempt to attract more users, especially teens, LinkedIn has drastically dropped its age limit to 14 in the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, Australia and South Korea.

Top 10 Costliest Countries for Foreign Students Pursuing Higher Education

Aug 20, 2013 AM EDT Australia has been rated the costliest country for overseas higher education, according to a report by HSBC. The world's sixth largest country has surpassed the United States and Britain.

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