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2014/10/20 22:19
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Wodonga Middle Years College principal Russell Polson, Flying Fruit Fly Circus head of training Scott Grayland, Wodonga Senior Secondary College principal Vern Hilditch and Vietnam Circus and...
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2014/10/19 22:53
2014/10/19 22:53
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A Young councillor is calling on council and the community to have an “imperative” role in protecting its fruit industry following Wednesday’s breakfast with local orchardists. A Young councillor is...
2014/10/19 20:23
2014/10/19 20:23
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Irradiated fruit and vegetables from Australia are likely to go on sale here as early as next year. Importers have welcomed the move but growers say the products could be used in fruit drinks without...
2014/10/19 08:53
2014/10/19 08:53
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Researchers have discovered that entire genome of the common housefly could grant them new cures for human diseases. The scientists, by exploring the insect’s DNA that makes houseflies immune to...
2014/10/18 18:17
2014/10/18 18:17
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Yachts arriving on Northland shores from overseas will now be inspected by detector dogs. This comes after two Queensland Fruit Fly detections in Whangarei earlier this year. The pest has the...
2014/10/17 21:19
2014/10/17 21:19
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CURIOUS students gained insight into the life of a Muslim yesterday as young women wrapped their heads in hijabs and entered the Lavington mosque to gain an understanding about Islam and show their...
2014/10/17 16:31
2014/10/17 16:31
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A fly’s sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs, new University of Sussex research has found. Brain scientist Professor Thomas Nowotny was surprised to find that the...
2014/10/17 16:19
2014/10/17 16:19
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Albury City Council 1968 Winter Inspection. Pictured is Les Carret, Tom Pearsall, Ned Griffith, Barry Dangerfield, Ralph Marks, Vic Prendergast, Max Barry, Cleaver Bunton, Max Luff, John Roach, Eddie...
2014/10/17 04:26
2014/10/17 04:26
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Some stone fruit growers to leave industry due to fenthion ban Some stone fruit growers could leave the industry following the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority's (APVMA)...
2014/10/16 19:42
2014/10/16 19:42
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After mating, the female Fruit Fly Drosophila melanogaster dramatically shifts priorities as she prepares to lay eggs. "For example, the virgin flies are interested in sex. Once they're mated, it's...
2014/10/16 14:19
2014/10/16 14:19
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Call him Drosophila melanogaster in the lab, where a century ago the fast-breeding creature helped scientists understand chromosomes and set out mapping genes. At home he’s the common Fruit Fly, aka...
2014/10/16 12:38
2014/10/16 12:38
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Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson's disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called LRRK2 carry a well-established risk for Parkinson's disease. The...
2014/10/16 06:26
2014/10/16 06:26
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Fruit growers given 12 months to phase out fenthion use Cath McAloon and Olivia Garnett The pesticides regulator has announced a ban on the chemical fenthion, but it won't come into effect for...
2014/10/15 17:17
2014/10/15 17:17
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Biosecurity scare in Northland - Source: ONE News Overseas yachts arriving in Northland will face tougher biosecurity measures this summer, on the back of two Fruit Fly detections so far this...
2014/10/15 15:42
2014/10/15 15:42
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Cell migration is important for development and physiology of multicellular organisms. During embryonic development individual cells and cell clusters can move over relatively long distances, and cell...
2014/10/15 05:08
2014/10/15 05:08
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Study to investigate how neural stem cells differ from each other may contribute to the future development of better treatments for conditions such as dementia, psychiatric disorders and brain...
2014/10/14 23:20
2014/10/14 23:20
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In a series of experiments, biologists from several institutes in Belgium demonstrated that brewer's yeast makes fruity, floral smells to attract fruit flies. In the wild, yeast might live on rotting...
2014/10/14 17:37
2014/10/14 17:37
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But the smiles could be wiped off winegrowers’ faces if wood decay disease, which now affects 12 per cent of vines in all of France’s wine-growing regions, continues its relentless march across the...
2014/10/14 14:28
2014/10/14 14:28
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The genome of the common housefly, Musca domestica, can help humans cope with disease environments(Wiki Commons) Scientists have sequenced the entire genome of the common housefly and say the...
2014/10/14 03:44
2014/10/14 03:44
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Impervious pest Genome size: 691 million base pairs The common house fly can be a major nuisance, but its abilities to tolerate pathogens and decompose waste make it a useful research subject. The...
2014/10/20 22:19
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