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Clear Seas Tuna to breed and rear 25,000 southern bluefin tuna next year

 bluefin tuna

Speaking at the international aquaculture science symposium in Adelaide, Hagen Stehr, the founder of Clean Seas Tuna, said that, after becoming the world’s first company to breed the southern bluefin tuna, his company now intends breeding and rearing as many as 25,000 southern bluefin tuna juveni

Kiwi rocket will soon touch skies

Kiwi rocket will soon touch skies

New Zealand is all set to scale yet another milestone in the space race with the launch of six meter long and 150mm in diameter rocket ‘Manu Korere’ designed by private company Rocket Lab under the supervision of former crown research scientist Peter Beck.

The rocket has been designed for scientific sub-orbital 'sounding' missions, informed Mr. Beck.

While further explaining about the rocket, Mr. Beck said that it would travel up to a distance of 120 kilometers and return to the earth forming a sub-orbital ballistic curve.

Discovery to undock from ISS on Tuesday

International Space Station

Seven astronauts at the International Space Station are returning to Earth via space shuttle Discovery.

Discovery and its seven astronauts are due to undock from the International Space Station on Tuesday.

The astronauts packed up Buzz Lightyear, the 12-inch toy, which has been at the ISS for over a year.

The astronauts will bring back a cargo module (5,000 pounds of unneeded items) from the International Space Station.

Research: Predictive texting on mobile phones making children more impulsive, less thoughtful!

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According to a recent research, led by Monash University epidemiologist Professor Michael Abramson, predictive texting on mobile phones was bringing about a change in the functioning of children's brains - encouraging them to act impulsively without thinking through a response.

The researchers opined that the mobile phone messaging system has not only propelled youngsters to become more impulsive and less thoughtful, but has also made them increasingly prone to committing mistakes elsewhere in life.