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Isolated boodies repopulate the mainland

Two populations of translocated boodies (Bettongia lesueur) which were set up to re-establish locally extinct species at Lorna Glen in the Murchison have created a thriving population made up of fertile hybrid ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Would you like greens with that?

What if the greens you need for tonight's dinner were grown on the roof of the office where you work? From a cook's perspective this is a dream – fresh produce and no time wasted on shopping. And the advantages ...

dateFeb 17, 2015 in Environment
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Stellar partnership doomed to end in catastrophe

Astronomers using ESO facilities in combination with telescopes in the Canary Islands have identified two surprisingly massive stars at the heart of the planetary nebula Henize 2-428. As they orbit each other ...

dateFeb 09, 2015 in Astronomy
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How to forecast extreme snowfall in Spain

As of yesterday, the entire Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands are in the midst of the first significant cold snap for three winters. However, intense snowfalls, like the one affecting the whole of ...

dateFeb 06, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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