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2013-07-24 23:23:00

Label Power announces the arrival of the new STw.1110 thermal barcode printer from Source Technologies. Brisbane, Queensland (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Australia's leading label printer supplier, Label Power, has recently added a new compact thermal barcode printer for desktop applications. The STw.1110 is the first model in the new ST Workstation Series from Source Technologies and is part of an overall strategy to expand the product portfolio to meet the evolving requirements and demands...

Seven Decade-Long Experiment Catches Tar Dripping For First Time
2013-07-19 13:03:08

[Watch Video: Pitch Drop Experiment Comes To An End] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Set up by Ireland's Trinity College in 1944 and Australia's University of Queensland in 1927 -- a very specific event had never been witnessed before. Even an attempt to catch it with a webcam in 2000 failed because of an equipment malfunction. It represents the world's longest running experiment. If you're thinking "get to the point!" then you might know the frustration of...

2013-06-24 19:39:56

The performance of Australia’s mining industry in restoring the native landscape could one day be judged by ...koalas. Everyone has heard of kangaroo courts – but new research suggests that, at least in some parts of the country, koalas and other native animals may be best placed to adjudicate whether or not minesite rehabilitation is a success. And even farmers, local government and urban developers may one day find themselves facing an animal tribunal, suggests Dr Jonathan Rhodes...

2013-05-29 23:31:05

Label Power expands its range of colour label printers with the new Colordyne CDT-1600S colour label printer. Brisbane, Queensland (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Label Power, Australia´s leading label manufacturer and supplier of printing solutions, expands its range of colour label printers with the new Colordyne CDT-1600S label and tag printer. “The CDT-1600S is a revolutionary desktop style, colour sheet-fed printer which will completely change the way our customers look at colour...

Study Explores Links Between Depression, Stroke And Age In Women
2013-05-17 14:41:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In yet another recent study highlighting the connection between mental and physical health, two researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia found that depressed women in their 40s and 50s are more than twice as likely to have a stroke as women who are not depressed. The team included 12 years worth of data in their study, which was recently published in“¯Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association....

2013-05-15 04:21:00

SYDNEY, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 18 finalists for Tourism Australia's 'Best Jobs in the World' - three for each of the six dream jobs - have been chosen and will travel Down Under next month to spend a week undergoing the final stage of the global competition. For downloadable print and broadcast campaign materials visit the following link: http://medianet.multimediarelease.com.au/bundles/199f65c8-6e27-4b28-9651-eef8f9595a8a The lucky candidates from 12 countries will face...

2013-04-08 12:31:46

University of Queensland, Leeds, Tufts, and others acknowledge the importance of Data Citation Index for discovering, attributing and leveraging prior research PHILADELPHIA, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that numerous institutions around the world are using its Data Citation Index solution to aid in the...

2013-02-08 23:05:00

Queenslanders will soon be lining up to see some of Asia and the Pacific´s most unique art, as Santos continues its support of the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) to bring the seventh world-renowned Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7) to Queensland. Brisbane, Queensland (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Santos Chief Executive Officer David Knox said APT7 was a great way of showcasing the arts to Queensland. “Santos is not only bringing this unique cultural event to GoMA and...

Remnants Of Tropical Storm Oswald Still Strong Seen By NASA
2013-01-25 10:42:44

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that a band of thunderstorms on the eastern side of Tropical Storm Oswald's remnants still contained some punch. Oswald's remnants have triggered severe weather warnings in parts of Queensland, Australia. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the eastern side of the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Oswald the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument captured an infrared image of a powerful band of...

Massive Rainfall Totals From Tropical Storm Oswald Seen By NASA
2013-01-24 15:59:13

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Tropical Storm Oswald's heavy rains have caused flooding in Queensland, Australia and NASA's TRMM satellite measured almost two feet of rain fell in certain areas. Tropical cyclone Oswald's sustained winds have never been greater than 35 knots (~40.2 mph) but the storm's extreme rainfall has resulted in widespread flooding in Australia over northern Queensland. Many roads have been reported flooded resulting in some communities being cut off. NASA's...


Latest Queensland Reference Libraries

Dainty Green Tree Frog, Litoria gracilenta
2013-10-09 11:31:55

The Dainty Green Tree Frog (Litoria gracilenta), known also as the Graceful Tree Frog, is a tree frog that is native to eastern Queensland, and north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. It ranges from northern Cape York in Queensland to Gosford in New South Wales, with a small and most likely introduced population in Hornsby Heights in Sydney. It is the faunal emblem of the City of Brisbane. It is a slender and medium sized frog, reaching a length of 1.8 inches. It features a rich green...

Yellow-bellied Glider, Petaurus australis
2013-08-16 10:22:01

The yellow-bellied glider (Petaurus australis) is a species of gliding possum that can be found in eastern areas of Australia. Its range extends from Victoria to northern Queensland. It prefers a habitat within eucalypt forests, at elevations of up to 2,296 feet above sea level. This species holds two recognized subspecies, one of which is locally common and one that is rare to encounter. The yellow-bellied glider can reach an average body length of 11.8 inches, with an average tail length...

Whiptail Wallaby, Macropus parryi
2013-06-07 13:25:42

The whiptail wallaby or pretty-faced wallaby (Macropus parryi) is a member of the Macropodidae family that can be found in eastern areas of Australia. Its range extends from Cooktown, Queensland to Grafton, New South Wales. This species is light in color, with grey to brown fur occurring on most of its body. The chest is typically black or white in color, and the face holds black stripes underlined by white stripes. This species receives its common name, the pretty-faced wallaby, from these...

Lemur-like Ringtail Possum
2013-04-30 14:16:43

The lemur-like ringtail possum (Hemibelideus lemuroides), also known as the brushy-tailed ringtail or the lemuroid ringtail possum, is the sole member of its genus. It is most closely related to the greater glider. Its range is small, encompassing the area between Cairns and Ingham in Queensland, Australia, with one small population occurring on Carbine Tableland. Its bushy tail helps distinguish it from other ringtail possums, and the lack of membrane under the arms and legs help distinguish...

2012-06-14 10:02:09

Symbol: SEPUP3 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   PAPU7 Panicum pumilum auct. non Poir.     SEGLP2 Setaria glauca (L.) P. Beauv. var. pallidefusca (Schumach.) T. Koyama     SEGLP Setaria glauca (L.) P. Beauv. var. pallidifusca (Schumach.) T. Koyama, orth. var.     SEPA18 Setaria pallidefusca (Schumach.) Stapf & C.E. Hubbard     SEPA82...

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