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+4C scenarios for Australia's future climate

(PhysOrg.com) -- The impacts on Australia of a 4 C increase in average annual temperatures – including major reductions in annual rainfall in southern Australia, marked increases in evaporation nationwide and reduced ...

dateJul 12, 2011 in Environment
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New oil detection technique developed

CSIRO scientists have developed a revolutionary technique for the rapid on-site detection and quantification of petroleum hydrocarbons (commonly derived from crude oil) in soil, silt, sediment, or rock.

dateSep 28, 2010 in Engineering
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Scientists use 3-D printing to track big fish

CSIRO scientists are using 3D printing to build a new generation of hi-tech fish tags made of titanium. The aim is to use the tags to track big fish such as marlin, tuna, swordfish, trevally and sharks for longer periods.

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Engineering
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Over 100 new sharks and rays classified

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australian scientists have completed an ambitious 18-month project to name and describe more than 100 new species of sharks and rays.

dateSep 18, 2008 in
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Fewer rain storms across southern Australia

(PhysOrg.com) -- Decreasing autumn and winter rainfall over southern Australia has been attributed to a 50-year decrease in the average intensity of storms in the region – a trend which is forecast to continue for another ...

dateJul 04, 2011 in Environment
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Is this the perfect prawn?

(PhysOrg.com) -- After 10 years of careful breeding and research, scientists have developed what could be the world's most perfect prawn.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Biotechnology
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