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Kiwis help tackle Aussie pests

Laura Goodall posted in on August 20th, 2014.

New Zealand-designed software created to predict and tackle mouse outbreaks is being trialled in Australia. MouseAlert.org.au is a new, interactive website based on Google-type mapping technology that lets crop farmers record and view mouse activity in their area in real time. It helps inform the community about changes in mouse numbers or damage to crops and when to implement control […]

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New Zealand farewells Prof Sir Paul Callaghan

John Kerr posted in on March 26th, 2012.

Scientist and business visionary Prof Sir Paul Callaghan died in the company of his family at home in Wellington at 9am on Saturday the 24th March 2012, following a long battle with cancer. In the wake of his passing, news media, institutions and individuals have paid tribute to one of New Zealand’s most honoured scientists. […]

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