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After 13 Years and 1.7 Million Flies Caught, a Model for Predicting Stable Fly Populations

Think for a moment about the date May 15, 2003. Any idea what you were doing that day? (It was a Thursday.) And can you think of anything that you’ve done a couple times a week, every week, in the nearly 14 years since? 819 more words

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Science Notes: Autumn Cherry Blossom


These scanning electron microscope pictures show a tiny part of a flower from the autumn-flowering cherry tree. It’s one of the stamens: the small round shapes are pollen grains. 213 more words

The Trees

Sampling has begun

This week despite a bad weather warning the team met up on a lovely sunny morning to take more comprehensive samples from the chosen trees.  Present were David Hackett, Professor David Taylor, Dr Clodagh Dooley and Olivia Hassett.

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Cordyline Palm

Cordyline Palm, Cordyline australis (Tree no. 214).

Of interest: internal structure of the trunk, fibrous hairs bunching. There are also some lovely small round lenticles (see image above) that we would like to further investigate.

Images: Olivia Hassett

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Friday Night Live starts with a bang...

The Royal Standard, 333 William Street, North Melbourne

Friday 27th January 7.00pm to 9.30pm 103 more words

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