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Water jets help mobile oil rigs move on

The use of water jets to more easily extract the anchoring legs of mobile oil rigs from deep inside the ocean floor, allowing them to move to new worksites, is the focus of a study through the University ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Environment
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Isolated boodies repopulate the mainland

Two populations of translocated boodies (Bettongia lesueur) which were set up to re-establish locally extinct species at Lorna Glen in the Murchison have created a thriving population made up of fertile hybrid ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Facebook help a matter of timing

Getting a response to a request for assistance on social media may have more to do with your request's timing than how many followers you have, research suggests.

dateMar 04, 2015 in Internet
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Banksias differ on resilience to climate change

Research into the germination requirements of four Banksia species (Proteaceae) endemic to the South West Australian Floristic Region (SWAFR) has found certain species may be more vulnerable to climate change ...

dateFeb 27, 2015 in Ecology
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