|megpie71 (megpie71) wrote,|
@ 2017-01-19 06:59:00
What Went Right - 19 JAN 2017
Another three articles about "what went right" (rather than "what went wrong") from the mainstream media.
New snail species discovered on Kimberley islands showcase 'amazing diversity', scientist says by Matthew Bamford (ABC Western Australia)
A group of scientists have been performing a survey of some remote islands off the Kimberley coast, and have found a number of new and unique snail species. The article includes some pictures of three of them.
Genetically modified fruit flies show promise in eradicating expensive Medfly by Michelle Stanley and Joanna Prendergast (ABC Rural, Western Australia)
A group of researchers in the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia have been experimenting with a genetically modified fruit fly imported from the United Kingdom, to determine whether it would be effective in reducing pest numbers of the Mediterranean fruit fly here in Western Australia.
Construction of powerful ASKAP telescope on 'home stretch' by Sebastian Neuweiler (ABC Western Australia)
The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder telescope is nearly finished construction, with one third of the antennas already functioning and the other two-thirds coming online over the next twelve months.
So there's my three stories for the day. If you've found any stories in your mainstream media feeds about "what went right", why not share them in the comments?
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