South Australian health officials are reminding people to use condoms when having sex as there has been a spurt in chlamydia and gonorrhoea cases. As per SA Health, 735 people have been diagnosed with gonorrhoea this year up to now, compared to 523 at this time in 2015. About 3,454 chlamydia cases have been reported so far this year, up from 3,352 in 2015.
In order to investigate medicinal cannabis use in epileptic children, Australian researchers are reaching out to parents who are willing to break the law to procure marijuana for the sake of their ailing children.
NSW health officials have warned people of a meningococcal outbreak as the peak season for the disease approaches and five cases were reported last week. This year, nearly four people have died and 40 cases have been reported in NSW this year.
University of Queensland’s professor Andre Drenth believes that the banana extinction threat is greatly exaggerated. He said the disease Sigatoka complex that has the potential to wipe out all banana supply in the world in as less as five years is not present in Australia. Moreover, in case of an outbreak, the country is totally equipped to deal with such an outbreak.
Using any head-mounted display, Windows 10 PC users can work on a virtual office, play with a virtual pet, interact with 3D maps, multitask on mixed reality, and even teleport overseas with Windows Holographic Shell.
Lockheed Martin would build its first R&D laboratory in Australia in Melbourne, while the city is one of two sites of IBM’s data centre. The choice of the city as one of the best places to live in and do business by multinationals like Lockheed and IBM was confirmed anew when a business magazine named Melbourne for the sixth straight year the most liveable city in the world.