Archive: 27/06/2007

New reovirus isolated

CSIRO scientists have played a key role in discovering that bats are the likely host of a new virus that can cause a serious but apparently non-fatal respiratory tract illness in humans.

dateJun 27, 2007 in Medical research
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Female iguanas pay high costs to choose a mate

Picking a mate isn’t easy—if you are a female iguana. In a study published in the June 27th issue of the online, open-access journal PLoS ONE, Maren Vitousek of Princeton University and colleagues found that female Galápagos ...

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FDA approves quick malaria test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Binax NOW Malaria Test, the first rapid test authorized for laboratory use in the United States.

dateJun 27, 2007 in Medications
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Several tons of uranium and a town called Colonie

Recent research by the Department of Geology at University of Leicester, and at the British Geological Survey aims to improve understanding of how depleted uranium particulate behaves in the environment. PhD research student ...

dateJun 27, 2007 in Environment
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Tasmanian Tiger Extinction Mystery

A University of Adelaide project led by zoologist Dr Jeremy Austin is investigating whether the world-fabled Tasmanian Tiger may have survived beyond its reported extinction in the late 1930s.

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