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Fish DNA For Fingers
2014-01-22 12:35:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from a team of Swiss researchers published in the journal PLOS Biology has found that our fish ancestors had the genetic machinery for fingers, but these structures did not develop until the evolution of limbs in amphibians. “The basics of the regulatory mechanism are there in the fish,” said study author Denis Duboule, a geneticist at the University of Geneva and Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne....

2013-09-30 23:39:09

The new CFO tablet edition is packed with the same useful, high-quality information you’ve come to expect from us—delivered in a deeper, richer format that’s uniquely suited to the iPad. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 CFO Publishing, leading publisher of news and information for senior finance professionals, today announced the release of their CFO Tablet Edition for the iPad, a new app built specifically for the tablet format that includes interactive graphics, engaging...

The Land Invasion Race: The Evolution Of Fins To Limbs
2013-07-07 19:51:23

Society for Experimental Biology Why did animals with limbs win the race to invade land over those with fins? A new study comparing the forces acting on fins of mudskipper fish and on the forelimbs of tiger salamanders can now be used to analyze early fossils that spanned the water-to-land transition in tetrapod evolution, and further understand their capability to move on land. Research conducted by Sandy Kawano and Richard Blob at Clemson University compared terrestrial locomotion in...

2013-01-31 12:26:17

DUBLIN, January 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digit Game Studios, Ireland's largest games developer, has closed a $2.5 million Series A funding round led by Delta Partners, with participation from the other existing investor ACT Venture Capital. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/542947-b ) "This latest funding round helps accelerate Digit in its goal of disrupting the industry with new cross platform technology and awesome games," said Richard...

2012-08-23 06:24:49

DUBLIN, August 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Digit Games to create a space for promising startups to develop their titles Digit Game Studios has announced the first two teams to take up residence as Batcat Games and Bitsmith games both of which received CSF funding from Enterprise Ireland recently. Digit will offer space, mentorship and access to markets through its existing team and network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/542947-b ) "It is...

2012-08-08 23:03:05

Online tech blog Rapid Tech Review is releasing a series of animated web videos that will introduce users to the website´s different features on emerging technology. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Online tech blog Rapid Tech Review has just announced that they will be releasing a series of animated web videos on YouTube and other channels that will help introduce their potential customers to their list of different features on emerging technology and the latest...

2012-02-28 08:00:00

Yakible Magazine and its related publications asks its readers to suspend common beliefs as it relates to the world of work, economy, politics, government and religion. Cheyenne, WY (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 In a recent interview with Yakible Magazine's Delwyn Smith (Editor-in-Chief), it was announced that the Wyoming based Lab313 Corp has launched a new set of digital media publications under the name of "Yakible" http://www.lab313.com/yakiblemagissue2. Yakible consists of three flip...

African Lungfish Research Hints At New Evolutionary Step
2011-12-13 13:44:14

Researchers have revealed that the African lungfish can use its thin pelvic limbs to propel itself forward. The team's discovery reshuffles the order of evolutionary events leading up to creatures being able to walk, and also suggests that fossil tracks long thought to be the work of early tetrapods could have been produced instead by lobe-finned ancestors of the lungfish. "In a number of these trackways, the animals alternate their limbs, which suggested that they must have been made...

2011-12-02 14:14:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's magazine marketplace is no longer harnessed to the printed page. As publishers continue to aggressively leverage a variety of digital channels to extend the reach of their brands, consumers are migrating to those new platforms in impressive numbers. According to the most recent release of Affinity's American Magazine Study - which reports the total magazine brand footprint across print, mobile and social platforms, as...

2011-09-19 09:00:00

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Magazines Canada released the second issue of CANADIAN MAGAZINES CANADIENS, a biannual, bilingual publication for Canadian magazine professionals printed on ancient forest-friendly paper. Targeting top decision makers in all disciplines of magazine publishing, CANADIAN MAGAZINES CANADIENS provides a global take on the innovations that drive today's publishing business and inspire future growth. The editorial and design of the magazine...