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Aussie astronomers discover newly formed stars

SYDNEY, March 7 (PNA/Xinhua) -- The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research in Western Australian has discovered newly formed stars within a cluster of old stars, making scientists rethink what they know about stellar maps, it was announced Tuesday. A star...

Australia could achieve 100% renewable energy with hydro storage: research

CANBERRA, Feb. 27 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Pumped hydro power, where water is pumped uphill and stored to generate hydroelectric electricity on demand, could help transform Australian into a 100 percent green energy nation, according to researchers at the Australian National...

Australia to host ASEAN special summit in 2018

CANBERRA, Feb. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Australia is expected to host the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)-Australia Special Summit in 2018, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Thursday in a statement. It will be the first time that Australia hosts an...

Australia’s Ross River virus could become global epidemic: researchers

CANBERRA, Feb. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Australia's Ross River mosquito-borne virus has the potential to one day become a global epidemic, Australian researchers have admitted. The Ross River virus (RRV) is Australia's most common mosquito-borne disease and was reported in higher...

Aussie men lead world life expectancy due to healthy ‘outdoor lifestyle’

CANBERRA, Feb. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Aussie men have the longest life expectancy in the world because of the nation's strong public healthcare system and a lively "outdoor lifestyle," one of the nation's leading demographers said on Thursday. According to the...

Australia announces new, blind-friendly 10 dollar bank note

https://youtu.be/Q5ZFzAbTxQE CANBERRA, Feb. 17 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Australia will introduce a brand new ten dollar bank note in September, in what will be the second in a series of new notes featuring tactile "raised dots" to help the vision-impaired. The Reserve Bank...

Heatwaves occurring earlier, more often in Australia — climate report

CANBERRA, Feb. 8 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Australia is experiencing hotter, longer and more frequent heatwaves, a climate change report from the nation's Climate Council revealed recently. Data released in the Climate Council's Cranking Up The Intensity: Climate Change and Extreme Weather...

Victoria faces most severe bushfire risk in history — scientist

SYDNEY, Feb. 8 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Victoria is at a greater risk of severe bushfires than ever before, a leading scientist has warned. David Peckham, a former bushfire scientist with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), said that Victoria could soon be...

Australian millennials unhappiest in the world

SYDNEY, Feb. 8 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Millennials in Australia have been revealed to be the unhappiest in the world, according to a global survey released by Deloitte on Wednesday. The study explored the worldview of those surveyed, and found that millennials...

Sexual orientation plays no part in mental health risk: Australian study

CANBERRA, Feb. 10 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Homosexual and bisexual people are no more likely to be at risk of poor mental health compared to their straight counterparts, the results of an Australian study have shown. Researchers at the Australian National University...
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