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Researchers Make Artificial Muscle From Fishing Line

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February 22, 2014
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A group of international researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas created an artificial muscle from fishing line and thread. Video provided by Newsy


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Newsy (Apr. 30, 2014) — Researchers used part of a pig bladder as a cellular fertilizer to help regrow muscle in patients after significant muscle loss from injury. Video provided by Newsy
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Humpback Whale Tagging

Humpback Whale Tagging

National Geographic (Apr. 9, 2012) — In the busy waters of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of Boston, ships and submerged fishing gear pose a threat to humpback whales. Researchers with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Census of Marine Life tag the aquatic giants to gain a clearer picture of the humpback’s underwater habits, foraging strategies and movements. The data collected is used to redirect water traffic and implement safer fishing practices to keep these whales out of harms’ way.
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Australia: From Tuna Hunter to Sushi Saver

Australia: From Tuna Hunter to Sushi Saver

Deutsche Welle (Apr. 30, 2012) — Bluefin tuna are threatened by extinction as the global appetite for the fish soars. A fishing ban is unlikely, so one solution is to breed the fish in underwater cages. But they're not easy to rear in captivity. In Australia, German-born Hagen Stehr is working to mimic natural living conditions of the fish in his onshore farm. The idea is to create an artificial model of the journey to their spawning grounds in order to trick the fish into reproducing.
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Illegal Salmon Fishing Continues in Fraser River

Illegal Salmon Fishing Continues in Fraser River

CBC (Aug. 27, 2013) — Five more nets and a fishing boat were seized overnight from people illegally fishing for salmon in the Fraser River, officials said Sunday.
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