More than 400 Melbourne Centrelink call centre workers sacked

5 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Workers were told on Tuesday by $2b British public service provider Serco that their employment would end on October 30.
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'Open up workplaces': Big businesses ask Victoria to move faster

5 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A joint letter from seven of Australia's top chief executives urges Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to move faster to open the state economy.
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Victoria at risk of repeating fatal hotel quarantine mistakes, as row breaks among departments

5 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A senior Department of Health and Human Services source has warned Victoria could repeat the bureaucratic failings that led to the bungling of the hotel quarantine system.
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Win for connections of Cox Plate runners with up to 1250 people to attend Moonee Valley

5 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Up to 1250 people will be allowed to attend Moonee Valley for the 100th anniversary of the Cox Plate, as strict social restrictions remain in place for Victorians watching the...
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Brisbane Metro budget blowout costs ratepayers $64 million

5 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Brisbane City Council said the year-long delays to the project's state government approvals had cost it millions.
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Fracture Risk Testing Tumbles During COVID Pandemic

Fracture Risk Testing Tumbles During COVID Pandemic

9 minutes ago   |   Medindia Health   |   5 articles

Prior to World Osteoporosis Day, a new study finds that the COVID-19 pandemic, which has severely affected the management of non-communicable diseases, is markedly impacting...
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Man not guilty of attempted sex attack after judge-only trial

25 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A judge has found a man not guilty of intent to commit a sexual offence, but guilty of common assault, over a 37-second attack in a Melbourne laneway in 2018.
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Blowout in city travel times predicted as lockdown eases

25 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A 70 per cent drop in public transport trips into the CBD because of infection fears could result in thousands of extra cars flooding roads.
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'Complex equation': Stranded Aussies' Christmas wish may not be granted

25 minutes ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The federal government insists it is exhausting every avenue to get more than 32,300 Australians stranded overseas home but can't say how many will be back by Christmas.
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UK plan to be first to run human challenge Covid trials

39 minutes ago   |   BBC

Work is under way to start trials in January where volunteers will be deliberately exposed to the virus.
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COVID-19 Update: India at Forefront of Vaccine Development

COVID-19 Update: India at Forefront of Vaccine Development

India is now at the forefront of vaccine development for Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday while virtually addressing the 'Grand Challenges' annual meeting. Read more ...

New Device can Identify Cancer Biomarker Like Blood Sugar

New Device can Identify Cancer Biomarker Like Blood Sugar

Canadian researchers has created a prototype for a hand-held device to measure a biomarker for cancer like a blood sugar monitor, paving the way for home-based cancer monitoring. Read more ...

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Car Accidents Common With Undetected Epilepsy

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Mouthwashes, Oral Rinses may Help Curb COVID-19

Mouthwashes, Oral Rinses may Help Curb COVID-19

Certain types of mouthwashes and nasal and oral antiseptic rinses have been found to potentially 'inactivate' novel coronaviruses that have a structure similar to the... Read more ...

WATCH: Antifa mob attacks pro-Trump free speech rally at Twitter HQ

WATCH: Antifa mob attacks pro-Trump free speech rally at Twitter HQ

A large Antifa mob attacked a group of pro-Trump attendees of a Free Speech Rally held at Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco. One video shows one of the men wearing black... Read more ...

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Some microorganisms can raise a person's blood alcohol to dangerously high levels, even if he hasn't touched a drop of alcohol his whole life. In a study published in the... Read more ...

Compound in honey bee venom found to destroy cancer cells within 60 minutes

Compound in honey bee venom found to destroy cancer cells within 60 minutes

Honey bees are known for producing honey, one of the most useful edible natural products in the world. Honey bees also play a crucial role in maintaining the health of natural... Read more ...

Food Safety Summit attendees get detail on sectors' COVID-19 response

Food Safety Summit attendees get detail on sectors' COVID-19 response

ROSEMONT, IL - The opening session today of the virtual Food Safety Summit covered what a range of sectors did in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Epidemiology, regulatory... Read more ...

This Woman Casually Ran a 5:25-Minute Mile at 9 Months Pregnant, and We're...

This Woman Casually Ran a 5:25-Minute Mile at 9 Months Pregnant, and We're In Awe Right Now

Mikemyler Someone find whether this is a world record pregnant zoomies track mile champion ♬ original sound - Mike Myler Anyone who runs a 5:25 mile has my immediate... Read more ...

Novel nutritional supplement boosts cognitive performance in Air Force Airmen

Novel nutritional supplement boosts cognitive performance in Air Force Airmen

A novel nutritional supplement combined with high-intensity exercise may boost working memory, reaction time, and processing efficiency for Air Force Airmen more than exercise... Read more ...