Topic: University of New South Wales
Scientists in China have found what may be a new species of human. Fossils show a group of people with similarities to and differences from modern humans.
Paleontologists have unearthed a nearly complete skeleton of a Diprotodon, a fearsome three-ton wombat that rampaged across Australia some 2.5 million years ago until the arrival of the first humans.
07/06/2011 07:13 pm
As inflation rises and currency weakens, observers will be watching the Communist Party Congress for clearer signs about the government’s determination to stabilize Vietnam's economy.
01/11/2011 08:09 pm
Qantas A380 engine failure was possibly caused by an oil fire, according to Europe's top air safety official. The Qantas A380 flight last week had to make an emergency landing, due to the engine failure.
11/11/2010 10:31 am
Andalgalornis, a prehistoric, flightless, carnivorous bird that lived in South America, subdued its prey using a repeated attack-and-retreat strategy, landing well-targeted, hatchet-like jabs with its massive beak.
08/18/2010 07:31 pm
Modern humans have surprisingly powerful bites, a new study has revealed.
06/22/2010 08:07 pm
Australia's Labor government, which recently fell behind in the polls for the first time since taking power, has imposed a freeze on asylum seekers from Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.
05/17/2010 09:23 am
A new study found that, if greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current rate, global warming could bring potentially lethal temperatures.
05/12/2010 06:40 pm
NASA says no one was hurt in huge NASA balloon accident in Australia.
04/30/2010 10:37 am
The unmanned NASA balloon, designed to scan the sky for gamma rays, crashed during takeoff, smashing through a fence and flipping over an SUV.
04/29/2010 02:42 pm