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Researchers reveal Eucalypt’s nano properties

( -- Murdoch University nano scientists have discovered that a eucalyptus plant native to south west WA has unique self-cleaning and water-repellent properties which could make it a gold mine for new nanotechnology ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Plate tectonics coming of age

( -- Plate tectonics in its current form is believed to have started one billion years ago. A study of two billion year old rocks from African gold mines has now shown that the same process of subduction we observe ...

dateNov 24, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Gold mining ravages Peru

For the first time, researchers have been able to map the true extent of gold mining in the biologically diverse region of Madre De Dios in the Peruvian Amazon. The team combined field surveys with airborne mapping and high-resolution ...

dateOct 28, 2013 in Environment
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