News tagged with collection

A novel method for collecting dolphin DNA

Scientists at Georgetown University, the National Aquarium and the University of Queensland are the first to extract DNA from dolphin blow (breath exhalations). The researchers found that blow-sampling, which involves colle ...

Aug 25, 2010
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Mapping the energy potential below our feet

Easy-to-access visualisation of the 'very shallow geothermal potential' (vSGP) of Europe has been made possible thanks to an EU-funded project. By harmonising pre-existing data relating to geological, hydrogeological, ...

Sep 03, 2013
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Government Web sites kept alive at Cyber Cemetery

(AP) -- It was a historian's nightmare. During the change from the Clinton to the Bush administration, Web sites affiliated with the Clinton White House went dark, and an unknown number of online documents ...

Sep 14, 2009
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Online biodiversity databases audited: 'Improvement needed'

The records checked were for native Australian millipede species and were published online by the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, GBIF and the Atlas of Living Australia, ALA. GBIF and ALA obtain most of their records fro ...

Apr 22, 2013
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Fungi collection key in identifying diseases

A collection of fungi maintained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) played a crucial role in helping scientists identify the specific fungus causing an anthracnose disease discovered in a southern ...

Jul 30, 2013
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