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 ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Prized mushroom collection returns to China

(AP) -- A Chinese scholar persecuted during the Cultural Revolution for smuggling a rare collection of mushrooms out of China before World War II was honored Saturday when the collection was returned more than 70 years later.

dateNov 07, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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US museum puts Asian art treasures online

Artistic treasures from Asia's past have found a place online after the Freer and Sackler galleries in Washington released its entire 40,000-piece collection on the Internet.

dateJan 05, 2015 in Internet
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