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Innovative collaboration brings Arctic science into the classroom
... a satellite phone hooked to a laptop computer for internet
communications. According to Holmes, "Getting kids excited about science is the most important thing. If they realize that science is an exciting process as opposed to a bunch of boring facts to memorize from textbooks, then this program will have be...
Internet viruses help ecologists control invasive species
Studying how computer viruses spread through the internet
is helping ecologists to prevent invasions of non-...traffic, including boat trailers and anglers. Like internet
viruses, which spread fastest when they attack the most widely-used email programmes, Muirhead and M...
Virtual microscopy project wins educational technology award
...ary PC screen, from any location with a broad band internet
connection. The method allows free navigation in a specimen with stepless zooming, and educational annotations as well as overlay graphics to easily be added to the virtual slides. According to the researchers, all steps from processing to viewing o...
'Dating agency' boosts hunt for disease genes
...r the first time be able to join together over the internet
to start the search for genes that underlie a rang...samples for a dozen diseases. Now we are using the internet
to sort out the logistics of distribution." Simon Pullum, the chief executive of Azura Group, a tec...
Scientist warns of threat to last stronghold of endangered turtle
...hem with satellite trackers the team are using the internet
to follow their journeys, which are among the longest in the animal kingdom. Dr Brendan Godley, of the University of Exeter, said: "Pacific leatherbacks have been decimated by incidental capture at sea and overexploitation so it's vital that we pro...