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2009-02-24 06:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) has announced that Professor Doug Hilton will be the Institute's next Director. Announcing Professor Hilton's appointment as Director-Designate, the President of the Board, Mr.

2005-12-23 10:30:00

Australian scientists have proved what is common knowledge to most people -- that teaspoons appear to have minds of their own.

2005-12-22 19:15:00

Australian scientists have proved what is common knowledge to most people -- that teaspoons appear to have minds of their own.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.