Archive: 06/04/2012

Eastern bettongs bounce back

(Phys.org) -- The release of Eastern bettongs from Tasmania into the ACT’s predator-proof sanctuary at Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve last week, could be the key to help recover endangered Box Gum grassy ...

dateJun 04, 2012 in Ecology
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'Old' stereotypes affect young children

(Phys.org) -- If people think their toddlers are missing the old-person barbs that Homer, Bart and the others toss at Grandpa Simpson, they may want to change their minds—and the channel. Young children ...

dateJun 04, 2012 in Social Sciences
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The mysterious arc of Venus

When Venus transits the sun on June 5th and 6th, an armada of spacecraft and ground-based telescopes will be on the lookout for something elusive and, until recently, unexpected: The Arc of Venus.

dateJun 04, 2012 in Space Exploration
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NASA science grips two brothers

(Phys.org) -- NASA's Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) 2010 hurricane study was a multi-aircraft mission with a large cadre of researchers. Two who were principal researchers on several airborne ...

dateJun 04, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Molecular algebra in mammalian cells

(Phys.org) -- Mammalian cells can now do what an electronic calculator can: perform logical calculations. Swiss researchers have equipped cells with a complex genetic network that can do more than just one ...

dateJun 04, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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