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Birds with badges

A New Zealand bird that conspicuously displays its status on the top of its head can provide valuable insight into the social conventions of all creatures, including humans, scientists have found.

Dec 03, 2013
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EU approves Thermo Fisher buy of Life Technologies

European regulators have approved scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s $13.6 billion acquisition of Life Technologies Corp., on the condition that they divest parts of their businesses.

Nov 26, 2013
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Plant identification becomes snap

Identifying New Zealand's unique native flora is set to become much easier with the launch of Flora Finder, a smart phone app developed by the University of Otago and MEA Mobile.

Nov 26, 2013
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Close encounters with tuatara

Anna Carter is conducting a climate modelling study on Stephens Island in Cook Strait, home to New Zealand's largest tuatara population.

Nov 13, 2013
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Help at hand to relocate threatened species

Australian and New Zealand scientists Thursday said they have devised the "first rigorous framework" on deciding whether to relocate endangered animals threatened with extinction by climate change.

Oct 17, 2013
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US shutdown threatens hopes for Antarctic reserve

The U.S. government shutdown is threatening a long-awaited deal to create the world's largest marine sanctuary in Antarctica. Americans are among the most enthusiastic proponents, but they might not make ...

Oct 16, 2013
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