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New Evidence Pegs Semi-Aquatic Spiders As Fish-Eating Predators
2014-06-19 09:02:09

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the academic journal PLOS ONE, from zoologists in Switzerland and Australia, state that spiders all over the world not only prey on insects, but also feed on fish. Ecologists view spiders as an insect predator, but research has revealed that certain larger species of spiders will occasionally catch and consume small fish. Martin Nyffeler from the University of Basel, Switzerland and Bradley Pusey from...

2014-06-19 08:25:38

Distribution Agreement with Spectronics Inclusive Learning Technologies Pty Ltd to Help Beamz Education and Healthcare Products Bring Music to the Assistive Learning Community SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, today announced an initiative to expand its distribution into the Australian market with its Beamz Education and Healthcare products. Beamz signed an...

2014-06-19 00:21:58

~Cloud computing will be a major contributor to growth SYDNEY, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian data centre services market recorded revenues of $698 million in 2013; a growth of 17.2 percent over 2012. Revenue from co-location services increased by almost 17 percent during 2013 and accounted for about 69 percent of total market revenue. Managed hosting services revenue grew by 18 percent. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140619/119447 Frost & Sullivan's...

2014-06-17 23:14:26

The conference theme, “Creation and Innovation: Guidelines in the Digital Age” parallels the objectives of Doctor Evidence. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Synergies between the private/public sectors are increasingly popular in light of technology connectivity and increased transparency standards. Rarely do these objectives align as closely as this year’s partnership between Doctor Evidence LLC and the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N). Doctor Evidence will...

2014-06-16 23:13:13

Authors GA Mohr, Richard Sinclair, and Edwin Fear change readers' perceptions of the universe. Australia (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Throughout history, brilliant men and women have dedicated their lives to finding the truth about the universe. To this end, a multitude of theories ranging from the Steady State Theory to the Big Bang Theory have sprung up. In “The Evolving Universe” (published by Xlibris AU) authors GA Mohr, Richard Sinclair and Edwin Fear have combined their special...

2014-06-16 23:09:48

Anahata Software Company in Melbourne has just launched its ground-breaking range of tailor-made ICT solutions for the Horse Racing industry. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Anahata has pioneered the development of efficient and affordable ICT solutions through analysis, design and execution. The Horse Racing industry has benefited by the firm making a foray into the market to help businesses attain their objectives. Horse racing businesses are now able to compete at...

2014-06-16 20:20:43

THE HAGUE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") today announced the sale of a total of approximately 156.5 million shares in Woodside Petroleum Limited ("Woodside") representing a total estimated value to Shell of around US$5.0 billion on an after tax basis. The sale, which represents 19.0% of Woodside's issued share capital, is through an underwritten sell-down to equity market investors and a selective share buy-back by Woodside. "Today's...

2014-06-16 08:20:41

LISMORE, Australia, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cycclone Magnetic Engines Inc. today acknowledged the new Patent Policy announced by Tesla Motors on June 12, 2014. Tesla Motors new patent policy of applying an "open source philosophy" may suit their current commercial platform and market approach for their products however, Cycclone Magnetic Engines will not be following their lead. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140615/118317 On May 15, 2014 Cycclone Magnetic Engines...

2014-06-15 23:01:17

Anahata, the Australian Software Company in Melbourne has launched its innovative ICT solution customized for the Health & Fitness industry. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 Anahata has made a long awaited entry into the Health & Fitness Industry in Melbourne. Several businesses have improved their operations using the turnkey solution. Efficiencies have been improved and losses stopped since the industry adopted the customized ICT solution. In an industry...

2014-06-14 23:01:13

The Prepared Meals Production in Australia industry will continue to grow, driven by demand from time-poor, cost-conscious consumers. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Prepared Meals Production industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 The Prepared Meals Production industry in Australia has grown off the back of a number of favourable consumer trends over the past five years. Convenient and competitively priced goods...


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Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog, Litoria fallax
2014-05-26 10:53:47

The Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax) is a small and very common tree frog located on the eastern coast of Australia, from around Cairns, Queensland, to around Ulladulla, New South Wales. Individuals of this species are often found somewhere else, having been accidentally relocated by transported fruit boxes. Confirmed sightings of breeding pairs have confirmed their survival in Victoria’s cooler climate. This is a small species; the females can reach a maximum size of 25 to 30...

Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

Eastern Quoll, Dasyurus viverrinus
2014-05-19 12:50:49

The eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), or the eastern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range once included mainland Australia, but it is still common on Tasmania. This species is one of six living quoll species and was named for its ferret-like appearance. George Shaw, who classified it with possums in the Didelphis genus, first discovered it in 1800. Male eastern quolls reach an average body length of 23.6 inches and weight of 2.8 pounds. This...

Northern Quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus
2014-05-19 11:54:09

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), known by many other names including the satanellus and the northern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range extends from southeast Queensland to the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It prefers to reside in open rocky ranges and eucalypt forest. The northern quoll is the smallest of all Australian quoll species, with females reaching an average body length between 9.8 and 12.2 inches with a weight of up to...

Monterey Pine, Pinus radiata
2014-04-27 08:44:45

Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) is native to the Central coast of California and Mexico primarily the Guadalupe and Cedros Islands. The Monterey pine is planted extensively in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Kenya, and South Africa. The Monterey pine is closely related to the Bishop and Knobcone pine. The Monterey pine is a short to medium tree growing from 49-98 feet tall with some growing to 200 feet tall in perfect growing conditions. The crown is rounded with...

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