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2012-03-13 06:53:05

Australian scientists have bred a variety of durum wheat that can grow up to 25% better in salty soils.

2012-03-12 09:55:40

A team of Australian scientists has bred salt tolerance into a variety of durum wheat that shows improved grain yield by 25% on salty soils.

Image 1 - Discovery Gives Hope For Saving Coral Reefs
2011-09-27 07:31:49

An international team of scientists has achieved a major breakthrough in fishing sustainability on coral reefs which could play a vital role in preventing their collapse.

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2011-07-05 10:53:13

Australian scientists today announced they have sequenced the genome of the staghorn coral Acropora millepora, a major component of the Great Barrier Reef and coral reefs worldwide.

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2011-05-19 08:04:49

Bees can find their way home from an amazing 11 kilometers away over several days’ travel, thanks to their ability to remember landmarks and read information from the sky, a new study shows.

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2011-02-15 09:25:47

More than a third of coral reef fish species are in jeopardy of local extinction from the impacts of climate change on coral reefs, a new scientific study has found.

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2010-12-10 10:25:48

Contrary to the recently established theory that marsupials have excellent color vision, research has shown that the wallaby is a rare exception.

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2008-10-01 10:48:29

The roadmap to the future of the gorgeously-decorated fish which throng Australia’s coral reefs and help earn the nation $5 billion a year from tourism may well be written in their genes.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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