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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Touting tech tools of the future

While most people were turning their clocks backward over the weekend, Microsoft research chief Craig Mundie was moving his forward, five to 10 years into the future.

dateNov 05, 2009 in Software
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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 ...

dateSep 14, 2009 in Internet
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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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Trends in plant biodiversity data online

Today's herbaria, as well as all other collections-based environments, are now transitioning their collections data onto the web to remain viable in the smartphone-in-my-pocket age. A team of researchers ...

dateNov 14, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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