Archive: 07/03/2013

Study tracks beef measles outbreak

A livestock feed supplement contaminated with human faeces is being blamed for an outbreak of parasite infection in a cattle feedlot in northwest NSW.

dateMar 07, 2013 in Other
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Oranges and lemons: Spot the difference

A computer recognition system that is 99% accurate can identify different fruits and vegetables, even the particular strain of apples or plums, for instance. Research to be published in the International Journal of Applied ...

dateMar 07, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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How quantum physics democratised music

Surprising connections between very different areas of physics and unexpected spin-offs from theory were explored by quantum physicist Prof. Sir Michael Berry in a lecture entitled "How quantum physics democratised music" ...

dateMar 07, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Australian R&D doesn't punch above its weight

Australia punches above its weight in terms of global research, producing more than we might expect given our small population. At least … that's the line we've been fed for years – but is it true?

dateMar 07, 2013 in Other
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