Scientists claim that they have found a way to kill the deadly prostate cancer tumors. They say that the malaria drug in use today is capable of degrading stubborn cancer tumors. They recommend it for the same, promising further studies in the field.
Evacuation of rebel-controlled districts of Aleppo is back on track after a second deal was set on Tuesday. It is expected to begin within hours, confirmed the Syrian military and rebels. The plan is seen as a road to victory for President Bashar al-Assad in his attempt to end years of fighting.
The health benefits of vitamin D is common knowledge, and scientists are now connecting them to the brain. Research done in the field shows that vitamin D deficiency may cause autism and a range of other neurodevelopmental disorders including autism.
Kanye West said it was just a meeting to discuss multicultural issues. He even hinted at the distant possibility of running for the White House
Scientists have found a way to reverse neuropathy-related pain.
Flight Centre is facing the prospect of paying a fine of $11 million when it loses a High Court battle with ACCC. The company had received the same punishment in 2013 but was turned down on its appeal to the Federal Court. ACCC appealed against the verdict and has now gained favourable judgement.
Students in South Australia are to get meningococcal vaccine free of cost. The attempt comes as part of a study conducted by the University of Adelaide in collaboration with South Australian Health. Up to 60,000 teenagers and adults are believed to benefit from the drive.
Exxon Mobile Chief Executive Tillerson may become the next US secretary of state. Even though he is a renowned dealmaker, he may face stiff resistance from the Senate, experts observe.
Social isolation lowers chances of surviving breast cancer, say scientists. They could even determine the link between loneliness and the risk of cancer recurrence and premature death. The larger your social network is, the higher is the chance of survival.
Australian Tax Office website is down. The agency says it was caused by a hardware issue.
Scientists have found the tail of a 100 million-year-old dinosaur. It is for the first time that they are getting a tail that contains muscles and bones. The finding will lead to a better understanding of evolution, they believe.
Victorian Government is planning to introduce a bill on assisted dying in 2017. If it becomes a law, ailing Victorians will have the right to end their life. The bill has support from within the Government. However, they call for stringent and regular reviewing.
Facebook is asking its users to flag fake news. The feature is available as a survey at the end of an article which asks the reader to rate the extent of misleading language used therein.
BMW's remote locking mechanism helped Seattle Police Department to nab an alleged thief. The 38-year-old man found the car unlocked and took it for a ride. When the owner reported the theft, police contacted BMW and requested for assistance. The company locked the vehicle remotely trapping the suspect inside and the police arrested him.
Mission Australia, a non-denominational organisation, conducted a survey whose results were published on Dec. 5. The survey found out that mental health is the main issue young Australians face today.
Malcolm Turnbull plans to axe Tony Abbott's Green Army. The scheme is an environmental program that offered employment to around 15,000 young Australians. However, the Government had to axe to make savings.
NAB will increase the variable interest rates for home loans from Monday.
Australia's refugee resettlement agreement with US has received a stinging blow. The shocking revelation comes after President-elect Donald Trump's comments during a rally. He said that he would stop the flow of refugees to the US from the Middle East.
Shortage of gas is threatening the existence of Australia's largest wool manufacturer, Victoria Wool Processor. The company was unable to acquire a natural gas dealer.
Facebook to use artificial intelligence in its video streaming service to detect violence and nudity
Facebook is working on a mechanism that automatically detects offensive content in its live video service.
NASA has launched hunt for a space poop genius. The organisation is desperate to have an effective waste management mechanism for use by 2020.
Westpac's RAMS is increasing fixed home loan rates by 0.4 percent. The company is the first big lender to increase interest rates.
Peter Dutton's "stupid" words incited death threat, alleges indigenous senator Pat Dodson, who said Australia should stand with the poor, the weak and the vulnerable.
Apple is planning a one-day shopping event on Black Friday 2016 after missing out last year.
Ellen Degeneres was denied entry into the White house. The star was to scheduled to receive the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom along with 21 other celebrities.
A thunderstorm on Monday led to a spike in asthma cases in Melbourne. The rarest of the rare of event called "thunderstorm asthma" created an unprecedented emergency.
Earth is getting crowded with every passing day. This forces man to look to the stars to live in. The situation gives rise to the idea of colonisation of space and the invention of EM drive, a space engine that moves forward without fuel makes it a reality.
An Australian boy diagnosed with meningococcal disease is back home. He had to spend six months in hospital. The infant lost all four limbs. But he is progressing fast to the surprise of his parents and doctors.
Apple Inc. is planning to enter the wearable market with smartglasses. It is the company's first venture, targeting users enjoying location-based games like Pokémon Go.
The surprise win of US President Donald Trump has cast doubts on the Australian refugee swap deal with America. However, the government of both the countries hope that the deal will remain in place.