Archive: 30/01/2009

DNA in dung to reveal first true cassowary count

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a world first, CSIRO scientists will use an innovative DNA technique to deliver reliable data about north Queensland’s Cassowary population and by doing so develop a greater understanding of this endangered ...

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Sports technology for para-athletes: Closing the gap

This issue of Sports Technology, published by Wiley-Blackwell, spotlights recent developments that seek to close the gap between able-bodied athletes and para-athletes, with two published articles highlighting running prostheses.

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Two rockets fly through auroral arc

After days of waiting for precise aurora conditions, a team from the University of Iowa finally saw the launch of its two scientific sounding rockets from Poker Flat Research Range. The NASA rockets launched Jan. 29, just ...

dateJan 30, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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