Archive: 13/05/2009

VHS virus infects fish via their gills

Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) is a highly contagious disease of rainbow trout in fresh water, causing great economic loss in the European trout farming industry. In his doctorate, Bjørn Erik Brudeseth presented ...

dateMay 13, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Ancient trading raft sails anew

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time in nearly 500 years, a full-size balsa-wood raft just like those used in pre-Columbian Pacific trade took to the water on Sunday, May 10. Only this time, instead of the Pacific coast between ...

dateMay 13, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Character: The next great gaming frontier?

Recent releases like "Gears of War 2" and "Killzone 2" have offered gamers visual fidelity of unparalleled quality. For over a decade, improving visuals has been the focal point of development in gaming, and titles have ...

dateMay 13, 2009 in Software
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Abalone are treasured -- nearly to extinction

The authorities popped him near the docks in Port Angeles. On a March afternoon in 1994, a sleek fishing boat -- not-so-subtly named the Abalone Made -- came ashore after puttering around Freshwater Bay. The waiting cops ...

dateMay 13, 2009 in Ecology
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