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SCIENCE

Why a cockatoo trick in Australia has experts enthralled

A couple decades in the past, a Sydney scientist seen a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. Not every resident would be thrilled, but ornithologist Richard Significant was impressed by the ingenuity.

It’s fairly a feat for a fowl to grasp a bin lid with its beak, pry it open, then shuffle significantly ample alongside the bin’s edge that the lid falls backward — revealing edible trash treasures within.

Intrigued, Important teamed up with scientists in Germany to analyze how a lot of cockatoos uncovered this trick. In early 2018, they uncovered from a study of citizens that birds in

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TECHNOLOGY

Germany, Australia sign hydrogen accord to enhance decreased-emissions technological know-how

FRANKFURT, June 13 (Reuters) – Germany and Australia on Sunday signed a bilateral alliance on hydrogen generation and trade to consider to facilitate a renewable vitality-based mostly hydrogen source chain in between the two international locations.

Financial system Minister Peter Altmaier and Schooling and Research Minister Anja Karliczek signed a letter of intent to set up a “Germany Australia Hydrogen Accord” with Australian Energy and Emissions Reduction Minister Angus Taylor, the German Economic system Ministry stated in a statement.

It stated the cooperation was about enabling “the import of sustainably manufactured hydrogen in relevant volumes, which is an essential element

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