Posts Tagged ‘tasmanian’

Scientists are trying to revive the Tasmanian tiger

In a groundbreaking achievement, scientists have achieved a remarkable feat – the isolation and sequencing of RNA molecules from an extinct species. This pioneering endeavor involved studying a well-preserved specimen of a Tasmanian tiger, which had been dried and stored at room temperature for over a century in a museum collection. The implications of this […]

Massive pod of whales stranded on Tasmanian coast

About 230 whales have been stranded on Tasmania’s west coast, just days after 14 sperm whales were found beached on an island off the southeastern coast. The pod, which is stranded on Ocean Beach, appears to be pilot whales and at least half are presumed to still be alive, the Department of Natural Resources and […]

Australian Scientists Hope To ‘De-Extinct’ Tasmanian Tiger In Next 10 Years

Researchers said they had partnered with Colossal Biosciences, a Texas company at the forefront of what’s known as the “de-extinction” movement. Source

Reintroduction of Tasmanian devils to Australian island wipes out entire population of little penguins

Tasmanian devils shipped to a small Australian island have had a “catastrophic” impact on birdlife there, experts said. The carnivorous mammals, which are endangered, were put on Maria Island, in 2012 in an effort to boost their numbers. But their arrival has wreaked havoc among the bird population and wiped out little penguins, according to […]

Are parents to blame for childhood obesity? Study shows 10 percent of parents are feeding their toddlers adult-sized portions

(NaturalNews) A British dietary group is blaming parents rather than junk food manufacturers for the growing epidemic of childhood obesity throughout the world, claiming that the portion sizes on many children’s food plates are simply too large for them to remain slim and fit. The ballooning of the next generation of youth, the […]

Scientists tinker with evolution to save Hawaii coral reefs

In this Sept. 28, 2015 photo, living coral is shown under a microscope at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology on Coconut Island, Hawaii. Scientists are preparing to transplant laboratory-enhanced coral onto reefs in Hawaii in hopes that the high-performing specimens will strengthen the overall health of the reef. Using assisted evolution, researchers from the […]

Tasmanian same-sex vote to put pressure on federal Labor

GAY activists say yesterday’s vote by Tasmania’s lower house calling for gay marriage — the first in an Australia parliament — will build pressure on federal Labor ahead of its national conference. State Labor MPs backed a Greens motion calling on the Gillard government to change the federal Marriage Act to allow same-sex couples to […]

Tasmanian Lower House set to back gay marriage

Updated September 20, 2011 15:23:27 Photo: The Tasmanian Parliament is expected to be the first in Australia to vote in support of same sex marriage. Tasmania’s Lower House looks likely to become the first in Australia to vote in support of same-sex marriage. Labor has indicated it will support a motion from its state power-sharing […]

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