News Release Imperial College London 31. January 2013 Holidaymakers’ photos could help scientists track the movements of giant endangered sharks living in the waters of the Indian Ocean. A new study, led by a researcher from Imperial College London, is the first to show that these publically sourced photographs are suitable for use in conservation
News Release University of Aberdeen 06 February 2013 ————————— Pioneering drug discovery gets major funding to move to next stage A pioneering drug development team at the University of Aberdeen has received a £1.5M funding boost to accelerate the progress of multiple novel drug leads to tackle cancer and diseases such as debilitating inflammatory conditions
News Release Nova Southeastern University Friday, February 1st, 2013 ———————————— NSU researchers study the bacteria of a shark’s mouth to improve medical treatment for shark bite victims FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. — Researchers from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) are conducting a unique scientific study of bacteria found in the mouths of sharks to develop better medical
Curtin University, Western Australia Dr Miles Parsons Research Fellow / Centre for Marine Science and Technology Perth, Western Australia, January 2013 Curtin University’s Centre for Marine Science and Technology (CMST) has welcomed the Western Australian Government’s decision to award $273k from the Applied Research Program to develop sonar imaging techniques to detect sharks. The Hon.
Press Release The Blacktip Challenge January 21, 2013 Researchers Work With The Blacktip Challenge To Improve The Medical Treatment of Shark Attack Victims The Blacktip Challenge is an exciting combination of competitive sport fishing, adventure, entertainment, scientific research and education. As the anglers battle Florida’s winter weather, researchers from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and St.
Researchers have discovered the great white shark, one of the most feared ocean predators, can occasionally become prey for the mysterious cookiecutter shark, a lone predator one-tenth its size.
Courtmacsherry Sea Angling Centre Tagged Sharks Recaptured January 07, 2013 Its great to get news of the Tagging programme and dispatches from Shane O Reilly of the Inland Fisheries Ireland stated that 2 of the Blues that we tagged in 2009, one was recaptured on the 7th March 2012 in posn 1100 km West of
Public Release PLOS (Public Library of Science) 09. January 2013 Embryonic sharks in egg cases can sense predators’ electric fields, respond by reducing movement Baby sharks still developing in their egg cases can sense when predators are near, and keep very still to avoid being detected, according to research published January 9 in the open
Press Release University of Rhode Island 2013-01-04 Media Contact: Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892 Dover, Del., resident’s project takes top honors at URI event KINGSTON, R.I. – January 4, 2013 – University of Rhode Island sophomore Chelsea Stephens spent the last six months testing a new method of catching sharks that reduces the chance the animal will
Government of Western Australia Ministerial Media Statement Friday 7 December 2012 —————————- The following statement was issued by Science and Innovation Minister John Day. Research funding part of State Govt’s Shark Hazard Mitigation Strategies Strobe lights and bubble curtains to be explored as shark stoppers Oceans Institute granted more than $442,000 for two projects Four