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Dryland Soil Nutrients Will Be Disrupted Due To Warming Climate
2013-10-31 08:11:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A landmark study conducted by an international collaboration of scientists reveals that an increasing aridity due to global warming will disrupt the balance of nutrients in the soil and cause a reduction of productivity in the world's drylands. The study, published in Nature, investigated 224 dryland sites in 16 countries on every continent except Antarctica. University of New South Wales Adjunct Professor David Eldridge studied...

2012-05-08 23:03:48

Leaders in metrology and inspection innovation join forces to deliver new value for quality assurance professionals. Melborne, Australia & Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 Hi-Tech Metrology, the leading provider of metrology inspection innovation in Australia, and ShapeGrabber, a pioneering innovator of industrial 3D laser scanners for inspection and measurement, today announced a distribution agreement for the Australian market. Under the agreement, Hi-Tech Metrology will have...

Diverse Ecosystems Are Crucial Climate Change Buffer
2012-01-13 04:37:10

Preserving diverse plant life will help buffer the negative effects of climate change and desertification in drylands Preserving diverse plant life will be crucial to buffer the negative effects of climate change and desertification in the world's drylands, according to a new landmark study. The findings of the multi-author study, published January 12 in the journal Science, are based on samples of ecosystems in every continent except Antarctica. They confirm for the first time that...

2011-03-07 11:20:00

AKRON, Ohio, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastics News Global Group (www.plasticsnewsglobal.com), the world's largest plastics publishing operation, has announced several high-level changes in its editorial ranks. c Robert Grace, editor of Plastics News since its founding in March 1989, has been promoted to editorial director of the PN Global Group, which encompasses three print publications, five websites, seven electronic newsletters and multiple events. He also continues in his...

2008-07-30 09:00:56

By Matt Wolf Can one ever say too much about love or cease to marvel at the dramatic possibilities afforded by that most profound of emotions? Not on the evidence of a London theater given over of late to meditations, by turns beautiful and brutal, on the often unexpected course traveled by any and all amours. David Eldridge's gorgeous "Under the Blue Sky," at the Duke of York's Theatre, looks at the outset, for instance, as if it is going to chart romance come unstuck, in at least one...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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