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Big Cat mysteries

Taniwha mystery solved: salt water crocodiles visit NZ?

March 17, 2017 iwishart 0

There are Aussie pelicans in the Kaipara, but is the Maori ‘taniwha’ or Ngarara based on encounters with another Aussie migrant? An old scientific study from the 1980s indicates Australian saltwater crocodiles are occasional summer […]

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Science

Mini-skirt invented 7,000 years ago

March 7, 2017 iwishart 0

New discovery rocks human history studies Ancients wore mini-skirts, necklaces, and smelted copper, 8,000 years ago, report scientists   Belgrade (dpa) – A “sensational” discovery of 75-century-old copper tools in Serbia is compelling scientists to […]

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Australian edition

SCIENCE: July 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

COPY CATS Entrepreneurial American scientists are destined for the dog house, says Susanne Quick It’s just another brown brick building in a suburban American business park. But Suite J at the Waunakee Business Center in […]

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SCIENCE: Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

TO HELL AND BACK Was life on early Earth as bad as all that? And what does that mean for life on other planets? Robert S. Boyd reports A scientific quest called “Mission to Really […]

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Australian edition

SCIENCE: Mar 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MORE THAN JUST A CHILLY PLACE The moon’s still out there, but what is it good for? Maybe the next century of Asian economic growth, says Pat Sheil Since Eugene Cernon closed the hatch on […]

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Australian edition

SCIENCE: May 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

SMART OF DARKNESS You’d have to be pretty dim to buy the latest scare story being pushed by the greenies Nobody knew it at the time, but thirty years ago the environmental movement suffered the […]

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Australian edition

SCIENCE: Nov 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

A CASE OF THE SHAKES New research says that earthquakes may be contagious, reports Sandi Doughton Geologists used to answer with an emphatic “No” when asked if mega-earthquakes like the one that hit Southeast Asia […]

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Australian edition

SCIENCE: June 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ORBIT OR OBIT? There’s a lot of talk of space tourism after Spaceship One, but not much about the risk, says Pat Sheil So a privately-funded manned flight has finally made it into space. Some […]

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SCIENCE: Apr 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

RELATIVITY, SCHMELATIVITY Sure, Einstein hit it big in 1905. But let’s not forget the really important inventions of a century ago – like the windscreen wiper, says Pat Sheil The Japanese thumped the Russians in […]

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Australian edition

SCIENCE: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MANY HAPPY RETURNS Researchers have finally discovered the secrets behindthe mysteries of female orgasm, writes Pat Sheil To the male of the species, being involved in a female orgasm is a wonderfully fulfilling experience. It […]

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Dioxin’s Toxic Legacy: Jan 07 issue

January 26, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

A TOXIC LEGACY UPI’s Christine Dell’amore profiles new research on Dioxin’s reproductive dangers New evidence on the effects of dioxin in the Vietnam-era herbicide Agent Orange suggests the chemical interferes with the reproductive systems of […]

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