University of Queensland

Boss crocs: Rethinking crocodile management

(Phys.org) —University of Queensland ecologists have released research that will result in better crocodiles management and intervention. Dr Hamish Campbell, from UQ's School of Biological Sciences, and colleagues from ...

dateMay 02, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Flies sleep just like us

(Phys.org) —Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered that, like humans, flies sleep in stages of different intensities.

dateApr 19, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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'Blood test' for crook corals

(Phys.org)—Australian researchers are harnessing a world-first scientific discovery to develop a stress-test for coral, to measure how coral reefs are being impacted by pressures from climate change and human activity.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Ecology
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Australia's coastal wetlands 'need room to move'

(Phys.org)—As sea levels climb, Australia's coastal wetlands will be increasingly trapped between urban development on land and the rising ocean, imperilling the survival of their unique plants, birds and fish, leading ...

dateJan 14, 2013 in Environment
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Bacteria breakthrough for safer food

(Phys.org)—Chicken meat and other foods will be able to be screened for bacteria even faster and more effectively than ever, thanks to breakthrough nanobiotechnology research.

dateJan 14, 2013 in Biochemistry
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