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Former V8 driver survives wild Bass crossing

Former V8 Supercars driver Christian D’Agostin has survived a treacherous passing of Bass Strait on his jet-ski, all in the name of raising awareness and funds for prostate cancer.

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Online gamers crack AIDS enzyme puzzle

Online gamers have achieved a feat beyond the realm of Second Life or Dungeons and Dragons: they have deciphered the structure of an enzyme of an AIDS-like virus that had thwarted scientists for a decade.

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Smart Cast “Likes” Your Broken Arm

Breaking your arm is an unpleasant experience – the pain, the weeks of healing, losing the ability to perform everyday tasks quickly and easily. But one invention seeks to ease those pains, breathing new technological life into the traditional plaster cast

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Ross Lyon to coach Fremantle

Ross Lyon will be announced as the new Fremantle coach after Mark Harvey was sensationally sacked by the Dockers late today.

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SPEED USA at Bathurst and Gold Coast

V8 Supercars has secured a coup with US network SPEED announcing it will televise both the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 and the Armor All Gold Coast 600 live and in prime time in North America next month – and the network’s commentary team will include one of Australia’s best motorsport exports, Leigh Diffey.

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Neil Crompton remembers Sept 8, 2006

Neil Crompton has kept a tight lid on his involvement in Peter Brock’s funeral … until now.

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Peter Brock’s Dakar race car revealed

Peter Brock’s last race car has broken cover – but it’s not the Daytona Coupe he was killed in at Targa West five years ago.

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Melbourne signs new three-year AGP deal

The Herald Sun has reported that the Melbourne City Council has signed a three-year, $500,000 contract to sponsor the Australian Grand Prix.

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McConville gets Lamborghini 12 Hour chance

Cameron McConville will drive a Lamborghini Gallardo LP560 in next year’s Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour at Mount Panorama.

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Technology news

$15m myki cards set to be pulped

FIfty million paper myki cards in storage will never be used, after the Baillieu government decision to dump all short-term tickets when the Metcard system is shut down.

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