News tagged with geographical origins

Research confirms Chinese origin of NZ's PSA outbreak

University of Otago scientists have today published persuasive evidence that the PSA strains responsible for the outbreak in North Island kiwifruit orchards came directly from China, as did those responsible ...

Feb 28, 2013
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Twitter data crunching: The new crystal ball

Fabio Ciulla from Northeastern University, Boston, USA, and his colleagues demonstrated that the elimination of contestants in TV talent shows based on public voting, such as American Idol, can be anticipated. They unveiled ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Trails tell tails of how leaf miners conquered Europe

The leaf miner, Cameraria ohridella, still unknown three decades ago, has spread throughout the whole of central Europe. The insect made its way north, west and east by truck and rail. Fighting it seems impossible. ...

Jun 24, 2011
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