Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Little History about Confusing Diets

Dieting is the curse of the modern man. Today the whole world of dieting is a mismatch of information and claims. Even today I can find conflicting articles on the same website. One article titled “Forget Detox: Nourish Yourself “says, … Continue reading

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Indigenous Science: “Australia Had Ancient Trade Routes Too”

Trade and trading routes have developed and existed for many thousands of years all over the world.  In the period when Europe and Asia had the Silk Road and Spice Trade, Australian Aborigines were also using trade routes along overland … Continue reading

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Backyard Explorer North Queensland May 2012

Queensland Museum scientists will conduct free workshops this week in Atherton, Innisfail, and Cairns dedicated to assessing local biodiversity and the effect of human impact using data from insect trapping. These workshops will be funded with assistance from Landcare through Fiona … Continue reading

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New Ways of Looking at Old Treasures

The recent opening of Mummy: Secrets of the Tomb exhibition prompted delight on the faces of QM staff and the visiting public.  In addition to supervising the opening of the exhibition, British Museum expert Dr John Taylor identified a very significant old … Continue reading

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