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Chilean biologist saving forests with frogs

(—Chilean biologist Virginia Moreno is besotted with frogs. So much so that she is taking on the might of the forestry industry to study one frog in particular – Chile's critically endangered mountain frog, Telmatobufo ...

dateOct 10, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Slick, slim rail design to unclog city routes

( -- A driverless, electric-powered light rail system designed to whisk commuters more efficiently around central Auckland (New Zealand) and across the harbour bridge could appeal to people who snub existing public ...

dateMar 11, 2010 in Engineering
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Bird molecules challenge to Moa's Ark theory

( -- The so-called "Moa's Ark" theory - that New Zealand's animal and plant life has evolved largely untouched over 80 million years since the Gondwana supercontinent broke up - is being challenged by new molecular ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Evolution
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