Exotic spider could hold the key to an anti-cancer drug

A Curtin Uni chemist is being awarded $32,000 to study how peptides from a Brazilian spider can kill cancer cells while sparing healthy cells. A Curtin Uni chemist is being awarded $32,000 to study how peptides from a Brazilian spider can kill cancer cells while sparing healthy cells. Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailCopy page link Click here to ...

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Cirque Du Soleil heading to Perth

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Roberto Quiros talks about his motivation and love for the high wire Click here to Read from the source

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Diary consumer survey results revealed

[unable to retrieve full-text content]6 thousand people were asked what their favourite brands are for quality and price Click here to Read from the source

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Vigilant homeowner thwarts scammers’ bid to steal $218k

A vigilant southern suburbs’ man has thwarted a brazen bid by scammers to rob him of more than $218,000 from a property purchase. Tim Hargreaves wants his escape to be a warning to others to not provide bank details via email and not open suspicious emails that could enable criminals to access a computer. He became suspicious when he kept ...

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Cotchin leads Tigers to victory over Magpies

Trent Cotchin has produced an outstanding captain’s game to lead Richmond to a 19-point AFL win over Collingwood at the MCG. Cotchin had 26 possessions, kicked two goals and laid two crucial tackles in the last quarter on Thursday night as the Tigers won 14.15 (99) to 11.14 (80). Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for ...

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Hasler gets win with contract on its way

Des Hasler has scored a double victory on Thursday night, Canterbury beating Brisbane 10-7 as the NRL club’s officials vowed to have a contract extension on the table within a month. The Bulldogs overcame a 7-0 halftime deficit at a wet ANZ Stadium, rebounding from a lacklustre opening 40 minutes in front of 7421 drenched fans. Footy Tipping and Fantasy ...

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‘Absolute miracle’: Dog lover finds missing pet 27km from home

A Perth dog lover has come to a couple’s rescue, finding and saving their beloved pet Zeus who ran away from home. Mike Holmes and Julia Kelly moved from Bassendean to Marmion with their dog Zeus, but the pet pooch did a runner on the first night at the new property. “He decided he was going back to Bassendean and ...

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Australian man dies after fourth floor jump at Bangkok airport

Passengers wait to board an aircraft at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.Picture: EPA An Australian man has died after reportedly jumping from the fourth floor of Bangkok’s international airport. It’s believed the 32-year-old was given first aid at the Suvarnabhumi airport before being rushed to Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital. But the man was pronounced dead at 8.06am local time. The Bangkok ...

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Cotchin leads Tigers to big AFL win

Trent Cotchin has produced an outstanding captain’s game to lead Richmond to a 19-point AFL win over Collingwood at the MCG. Cotchin had 26 possessions, kicked two goals and laid two crucial tackles in the last quarter on Thursday night as the Tigers won 14.15 (99) to 11.14 (80). Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for ...

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Air-con fires put heat on school costs

Fires triggered by faulty evaporative air-conditioners have caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to public schools in the past 12 months. The West Australian revealed a year ago that the Education Department was investigating “systemic issues” with school air-conditioners after a spate of destructive fires. Since then, schools have reported five more fires that started in air-conditioners, causing ...

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