Australia


Australia Launches Telescope to Join $100 Million Search for Alien Life

Australia Launches Telescope to Join $100 Million Search for Alien Life

The Aussies have joined ranks with the Stephen Hawking-backed project of searching for alien life forms on other planets in the...

Nov 9 2016, 10:26am CST

Humans Arrived in Australia 10,000 Years earlier than Thought

Humans Arrived in Australia 10,000 Years earlier than Thought

Archaeologists in central Australia have discovered that humans arrived in the region 10,000 years earlier than previously thou...

Nov 3 2016, 4:57am CDT

Australia Launches Giant Satellite Antenna DSS36

Australia Launches Giant Satellite Antenna DSS36

A giant satellite antenna which could be used to track and communicate with manned space flights to Mars was launched Thursday...

Nov 3 2016, 2:49am CDT

New Dinosaur Species Found in Australia

New Dinosaur Species Found in Australia

A new dinosaur belonging to the Cretaceous Period was unearthed from Queensland....

Oct 21 2016, 3:55am CDT

Australia Weather Bureau Hacked by Foreign Spies

Australia Weather Bureau Hacked by Foreign Spies

A foreign power has managed to hack the Australian Bureau of Meteorology's computer system to steal sensitive documents and com...

Oct 12 2016, 12:21am CDT

Drones to Monitor Sharks in Australia

Drones to Monitor Sharks in Australia

Drones will be used at West Australian (WA) beaches on a three month trial to monitor shark activity and spot other dangers suc...

Oct 10 2016, 2:13am CDT

People Were Living in Australia Some 50,000 Years Ago

People Were Living in Australia Some 50,000 Years Ago

Archaeologists have been working all over Australia, including on the Dampier Archipelago, and they have found something quite...

Sep 7 2016, 10:20am CDT

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes in Hotel Room in Australia

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes in Hotel Room in Australia

Australia has its first case of an exploding Note 7....

Sep 6 2016, 1:51am CDT

Samsung Australia Recalls over 51,000 Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Australia Recalls over 51,000 Galaxy Note 7

 As part of its global recall of Galaxy Note 7 after reports of battery explosion surfaced, Samsung Australia has formall...

Sep 6 2016, 1:30am CDT

Australia Sues Volkswagen over Rigged Diesel Engines

Australia Sues Volkswagen over Rigged Diesel Engines

Australian authorities on Thursday announced that they have sued German car manufacturer Volkswagen over its rigged diesel eng...

Sep 1 2016, 7:18am CDT

Large 'Hypercarnivore' Marsupial Discovered in Australia

Large 'Hypercarnivore' Marsupial Discovered in Australia

The fossil of an extinct marsupial was recovered from New Riversleigh fossil site in Queensland....

Jul 26 2016, 5:19am CDT

Underwater Kelp Forest in Western Australia Ruined by Marine Heatwave

Underwater Kelp Forest in Western Australia Ruined by Marine Heatwave

A marine heatwave has wiped out Australia's underwater forest. The kelp forest has shown no signs of recovery in the past...

Jul 13 2016, 4:56am CDT

Australia to Use Underwater Robot to Explore Antarctic

Australia to Use Underwater Robot to Explore Antarctic

Australia's Tasmania state will soon take delivery of a new, world-class underwater robot which will help scientists explore n...

Jul 11 2016, 1:31am CDT

AIDS Epidemic 'Over' in Australia: Scientists

AIDS Epidemic 'Over' in Australia: Scientists

Australia's top scientists and health experts have declared that AIDS is no longer a public health issue in the country.The nu...

Jul 11 2016, 12:54am CDT

Australia's Melbourne Takes Selfie of Its Microbiome

Australia's Melbourne Takes Selfie of Its Microbiome

Sounds dirty and it is....

Jun 29 2016, 3:59am CDT

No Mass Shootings in Australia in 20 Years due to Gun Control Laws

No Mass Shootings in Australia in 20 Years due to Gun Control Laws

Apparently there have been no Australian mass shootings since the government passed stringent gun control laws. No guns equals...

Jun 23 2016, 6:32am CDT

Australia Buys Cattle Station for Conserving Great Barrier Reef

Australia Buys Cattle Station for Conserving Great Barrier Reef

The purchase of an Aussie cattle station has been dubbed the ideal solution by a green group for conserving the Great Barrier R...

Jun 22 2016, 6:43am CDT

Scientists in Australia Discover Chiral Molecule Outside Solar System First Time

Scientists in Australia Discover Chiral Molecule Outside Solar System First Time

Like a pair of human hands, certain organic molecules have mirror-image versions of themselves, a chemical property known as ch...

Jun 15 2016, 12:16am CDT

Scientists Discover Bizarre Group of Snail-Eating Marsupials in Australia

Scientists Discover Bizarre Group of Snail-Eating Marsupials in Australia

The entirely new family of extinct marsupials lived 15 million years ago and fed on snails....

May 27 2016, 9:38pm CDT

Evidence of Giant Earth-Shaking Asteroid Discovered in Australia

Evidence of Giant Earth-Shaking Asteroid Discovered in Australia

Scientists believe that a massive asteroid slammed into the Earth around 3.8 billion years ago and if it did, it would have lef...

May 17 2016, 5:01am CDT

Coal Dust Risk to Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Coal Dust Risk to Australia's Great Barrier Reef

A study released on Tuesday has found that a high concentration of coal dust can quickly kill coral on Australia's Great Barrie...

May 17 2016, 2:29am CDT

World's Oldest Axe Discovered in Australia

World's Oldest Axe Discovered in Australia

An ancient axe was found in Australia by the experts....

May 11 2016, 5:56am CDT

World's Oldest Axe Found in Western Australia

World's Oldest Axe Found in Western Australia

A tiny stone flake found in Western Australia is a remnant of the earliest known axe with a handle, archaeologists have claimed...

May 11 2016, 1:01am CDT

Australia to Further Cut Antarctic Research Funding

Australia to Further Cut Antarctic Research Funding

Australia's national scientific agency will cut further funding and jobs from its Antarctic research field, in a move that scie...

May 9 2016, 9:34am CDT

Australia to Eradicate Carp with Herpes Virus

Australia to Eradicate Carp with Herpes Virus

The Government of Australia is to eradicate carp populations via the judicious use of the herpes virus. Over $15 million is bei...

May 4 2016, 8:38am CDT

Australia launches new cyber security strategy

Australia launches new cyber security strategy

Canberra, April 21 (IANS) The Australian government on Thursday launched a $180 million cyber security strategy, in an effort t...

Apr 21 2016, 5:50pm CDT

5-million-year-old Whale Tooth Washes Ashore in Australia

5-million-year-old Whale Tooth Washes Ashore in Australia

A giant fossilized whale tooth -- believed to be five million years old -- was washed ashore on an Australian beach.Paleontolog...

Apr 21 2016, 4:05am CDT

Lines for Model 3 Start to Form at Tesla Motors Stores In USA, Canada and Australia

Lines for Model 3 Start to Form at Tesla Motors Stores In USA, Canada and Australia

The Model 3 pre-order begins on Thursday. The first Model 3 customers are already in line and camping over night....

Mar 30 2016, 10:14am CDT

Mysterious Fairy Circles Discovered Also in Australia

Mysterious Fairy Circles Discovered Also in Australia

The mysterious circular bald patches found in Western Australia are identical to what had been discovered in Africa earlier....

Mar 15 2016, 9:13pm CDT

CSIRO Climate Scientists Face Job Cuts in Australia

CSIRO Climate Scientists Face Job Cuts in Australia

The downsizing of 110 climate science personnel is to take place in Australia....

Feb 9 2016, 5:19am CST

Funnel-web spider

Deadly Funnel-Web Spider to Be Milked For Anti-Venom Program in Australia

The largest spider specimen to be milked for its venom has been delivered to the Australia Reptile Park, where the deadly funne...

Jan 25 2016, 9:15pm CST

24 New Beetle Species Found in Australia

24 New Beetle Species Found in Australia

Two dozen novel beetles have been found in Aussie rainforests in the latest search operations....

Jan 25 2016, 5:10am CST

Miley Cyrus Seen Kissing Ex Liam Hemsworth in Australia

Miley Cyrus Seen Kissing Ex Liam Hemsworth in Australia

Miley Cyrus was seen getting all lovey dovey with her ex-fiance Liam Hemsworth in the Land Down Under....

Jan 4 2016, 6:57am CST

Apple pay

American Express Card Users in the US, Canada, Australia to Be the First to Use Apple Pay

Members of American Express Card in major global markets such as the United States, Canada, and Australia will be eligible now...

Oct 28 2015, 10:12am CDT

World’s Longest Volcano Chain Discovered in Australia

World’s Longest Volcano Chain Discovered in Australia

The longest continental volcanic chain stretches 2,000 kilometers across Australian continent...

Sep 16 2015, 12:59am CDT

Beyonce Inspired Skyscraper Will be Built in Australia

Beyonce Inspired Skyscraper Will be Built in Australia

The structure of 68 story "Premier Tower" is inspired by Beyonce's body shape...

Jul 8 2015, 6:28am CDT

Johnny Depp to Face 10 Years in Prison for Taking Dogs to Australia

Johnny Depp to Face 10 Years in Prison for Taking Dogs to Australia

Johnny Depp has been warned against bringing his dogs to Australia and could face ten years in jail and a heavy fine....

May 26 2015, 10:18am CDT

Baby Spiders Rain Down in Australia

Baby Spiders Rain Down in Australia

It almost seemed to be a hoax. But as they say, truth is stranger than fiction. It’s raining spiders in the Land Down Under tha...

May 19 2015, 8:39am CDT

Johnny Depp’s Dogs Pistol & Boo Leave Australia

Johnny Depp’s Dogs Pistol & Boo Leave Australia

Johnny Depp’s dogs Pistol & Boo leave Australia just hours before the deadline ends!...

May 15 2015, 7:14am CDT

Johnny Depp’s Dogs Under Trouble in Australia

Johnny Depp’s Dogs Under Trouble in Australia

Johnny Depp’s dogs Pistol & Boo will be killed by Australian authorities if not taken out of the country soon!...

May 14 2015, 3:31am CDT