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'Space pups' on Earth bred from mouse sperm stored on the ISS

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:11:00 +1000

SPACE TRAVELLERS: Freeze-dried sperm that was stored in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS) for nine months has been used to produce healthy mice pups on Earth.


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Rapid greening of Antarctic Peninsula driven by climate change

Fri, 19 May 2017 10:02:00 +1000

FAST CHANGE: The Antarctic Peninsula is not only getting warmer, it's getting dramatically greener with a sharp increase in plant growth over the past 50 years.


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Remote South Pacific island has world's highest level of plastic waste

Tue, 16 May 2017 09:45:00 +1000

PLASTIC PILE UP: The beaches of World Heritage-listed Henderson Island are littered with more plastic debris than anywhere else in the world, a survey of the remote South Pacific wilderness finds.


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