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No fairytale finish for Helen Glover after the mother of all comebacks

Usain Bolt redefined what is possible by running the 100m in 9.69 seconds, Nadia Comaneci did it by scoring perfect 10s, Michael Phelps by winning eight gold medals at one

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Powerful new ovarian cancer treatments may benefit more patients

WEHI researchers have made a discovery that could help more Australian women with ovarian cancer gain access to game-changing cancer treatments called PARP inhibitors. The research team found tumors from

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Samsung considering another Texas location for $17 bln chip factory

Samsung Electronics has applied for tax breaks to potentially build its planned $17 billion U.S. chip factory in a location in Texas other than Austin, where it has an existing

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Google sets all-time records as search and YouTube profits soar

Last quarter, Google roared out of the post-pandemic-peak period with a record $17.9 billion in profit, finally joining other tech giants that had been raking it in despite (or perhaps

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Make-up brushes could be causing your acne and other skin problems, says expert

Cleaning our make-up brushes is one of those tasks that always get pushed to the bottom of the to-do list, which means that they end up not being washed as

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‘Bittersweet’: Kyle Chalmers falls achingly short at his brilliant best

Kyle Chalmers has been to hell and back. Standing in the bowels of the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Thursday, he listed the agony his body had been through since he

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ADHD drug class leads to fewer side effects in preschool children

About 2.4 percent of preschool-age children have an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. For these children, behavioral interventions intended to redirect a child or otherwise replace negative behaviors with positive ones

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Japan beefs up diplomatic efforts on regulating digital currency

Japan is beefing up its diplomatic efforts to regulate digital currencies globally, three officials told Reuters, a sign of the government’s growing alarm that a proliferation of new forms of

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eBay cyberstalking conspirator sentenced to 18 months in prison

Former eBay security manager Philip Cooke has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in an intense stalking campaign against a pair of eBay critics. A Massachusetts

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Nutella fans are losing their minds after learning ‘correct’ way to eat the spread

Every day it seems a new life hack or tip goes viral online and makes us feel like we’ve been doing just about everything ‘wrong’ all these years – and

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