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Scientists offer new take on selective fishing

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new, less selective approach to commercial fishing is needed to ensure the ongoing productivity of marine ecosystems and to maintain biodiversity, according to a paper in the Proceedings ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Ecology
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CSIRO telescope spots mega-star cradle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using a CSIRO radio telescope, an international team of researchers has caught an enormous cloud of cosmic gas and dust in the process of collapsing in on itself -- a discovery which could ...

dateApr 28, 2010 in Astronomy
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Massive Southern Ocean current discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- A deep ocean current with a volume equivalent to 40 Amazon Rivers has been discovered by Japanese and Australian scientists near the Kerguelen plateau, in the Indian Ocean sector of the Southern ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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New study for cleaner aviation fuel

(PhysOrg.com) -- CSIRO together with Australasia's major aviation players is leading a world-first study to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from air transport by helping to develop a sustainable aviation ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Stirring the ore pot with Chaos theory

(PhysOrg.com) -- Chaos theory could hold the key to making the in-situ leaching process a more effective ore extraction technique, according to a team of CSIRO Minerals Down Under Flagship scientists.

dateApr 16, 2010 in Engineering
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New CSIRO soybean a hit in Japan

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new soybean variety from CSIRO is gaining popularity in Japan due to its enhanced suitability as an ingredient in traditional Japanese dishes.

dateApr 12, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Honey, I shrunk the receiver

(PhysOrg.com) -- CSIRO and Australian company Sapphicon Semiconductor Pty Ltd have signed an agreement to jointly develop a complete radio receiver on a chip measuring just 5 mm x 5 mm that could eventually ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Engineering
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New fibre testing device gives cotton an edge

(PhysOrg.com) -- A 'fibre maturity' testing device designed to improve the quality of fibre produced by Australian cotton growers and yarn quality in overseas spinning mills has been licensed to new-start ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Engineering
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Marine reserves mend food chains, link by link

(PhysOrg.com) -- Conservation managers need to take a long-term view when assessing the value of marine protected areas, according to a paper in today’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Environment
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