Archive: 23/10/2009

Scientists nail quail mystery

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Massey biology researcher has used DNA analysis to prove quail on Tiritiri Matangi Island are Australian and not remnants of an extinct New Zealand species.

dateOct 23, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Mexico pushing for homegrown swine flu vaccine

(AP) -- Grappling with low supplies of swine flu vaccines, President Felipe Calderon persuaded drug makers this week to sell him 30 million doses, while 1,000 Mexicans lined up for an experimental vaccine they hope can speed ...

dateOct 23, 2009 in Medications
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SKorea's Hynix finally swings to profit

South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second largest memory chip maker, Friday announced a profit for the third quarter after seven straight quarters of losses.

dateOct 23, 2009 in Business
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New robot skier takes to the slopes (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new robot skier has been invented that can be fitted with off-the-shelf skis. This is not the first skiing robot, since Japanese scientists have produced their own (see PhysOrg.com article here), but is ...

dateOct 23, 2009 in Robotics weblog
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