Quantcast

Latest Nature Stories

What Happened To The Tsunami Debris From Japan?
2014-02-21 13:02:07

University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST Outcomes from synthesis of model and observations The amount of debris in the ocean is growing exponentially, becoming more and more hazardous and harmful to marine life and therefore also to our ocean food source. Measuring and tracking the movements of such debris are still in their infancy. The driftage generated by the tragic 2011 tsunami in Japan gave scientists Nikolai Maximenko and Jan Hafner a unique chance to learn about the effects of the ocean...

2014-02-19 23:02:38

Microban International, Ltd., the global leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection, is pleased to announce that their partnership with Davis-Frost is now expanding into exterior paint. Huntersville, NC (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Microban International, Ltd., the global leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection, is pleased to announce that their partnership with Davis-Frost is now expanding into exterior paint. In March 2014, Davis-Frost will launch their...

Kleiber's Law Helps Explain The Shape Of Evolution
2014-02-18 06:34:32

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online During its lifetime, the heart of a mouse beats about the same number of times as an elephant. However, the mouse only lives about a year, while the elephant might live to the age of 70. Scientists have also observed that small plants and animals mature faster than large ones, and that nature has created radically different forms for life—from the loose-limbed beauty of a flowering tree to the fearful symmetry of a tiger....

2014-02-17 23:01:25

A University of Maryland physicist and colleagues solve a longstanding biological puzzle. College Park, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Why does a mouse’s heart beat about the same number of times in its lifetime as an elephant’s, although the mouse lives about a year, while an elephant sees 70 winters come and go? Why do small plants and animals mature faster than large ones? Why has nature chosen such radically different forms as the loose-limbed beauty of a flowering tree and the...

2014-02-13 23:25:31

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 5,685 new articles on tectonic evolution. As a comprehensive publisher of geographic and geological articles, EurekaMag.com coverage includes studies on the gradual development of the structure of the earth's crust and the large-scale processes that take place within it. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 5,685 new articles on tectonic evolution. While the site's...

2014-02-11 23:00:10

‘The Carpet Mind’ identifies laws that explain process of human thought. Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Anthony Penderis’ new exposé, “The Carpet Mind: The Laws of Thinking Defined” (published by AuthorHouse) defines his theory on laws that control the thought processes of the human mind. “The human mind is generally regarded as the 'last frontier' in neuroscientific circles,” Penderis explains. “No other subject on earth has been studied...

2014-02-10 16:22:48

DUBLIN, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vczq2s/emulsion_polymers) has announced the addition of the "Emulsion Polymers Market by Type, Application & Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vczq2s/emulsion_polymers ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Emulsion Polymers (EPs) include four...

2014-02-10 12:22:32

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a desert that was once an ocean, 35 fossilized bodies waited patiently for 250 million years to tell their story. It is the story of quantum speciation, or biodiversity explosion events, that abruptly, and seemingly out of nowhere, filled the earth with a wide range of biodiverse life forms. Biodiversity explosion events have remained one of our greatest planetary mysteries because of the lack of hard evidence as to how they...

2014-02-04 23:23:37

"Volleyball Extreme Edition” Gives Players Full Body Control of the Game for a Console-Like Experience on any Windows Device Herzelia, Israel (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Extreme Reality, the only company to bring full-body motion analysis and control via a device’s native or peripheral camera, and VTree Entertainment today announced the launch of “Volleyball Extreme Edition” a new motion controlled game for any webcam. Player’s movements are captured through any standard...

2014-02-04 23:02:15

Michelman will feature its Michem® Seal 8000 line of high performance sealers for exterior construction surfaces at the Middle East Coatings Show to be held on March 10-12, 2014 at the Dubai International Convention Center in the United Arab Emirates. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Michelman will feature its Michem® Seal 8000 line of high performance sealers for exterior construction surfaces at the Middle East Coatings Show to be held on March 10-12, 2014 at the...


Latest Nature Reference Libraries

Nature Photonics
2012-09-24 08:13:04

Nature Photonics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2007 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board with editorial decisions made by a fully-functioning in-house team. The journal covers research related to optoelectronics, laser science, imaging, communications, and other aspects of photonics. It publishes review articles, research papers, news and commentary, and research...

Nature Medicine
2012-09-24 08:10:29

Nature Medicine is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1995 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board, with editorial decisions being made by an in-house team. Nature Medicine publishes research articles, reviews, news and commentary pieces. Topics include cancer, cardiovascular disease, gene therapy, immunology, vaccines, and neuroscience. Research...

Environmental Chemistry (journal)
2012-09-24 08:00:51

Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published online bi-monthly by CSIRO Publishing. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of environmental chemistry, including those addressing the chemistry of air, water, soil, sediments, space and biota. Topics include atmospheric chemistry, geochemistry, climate change, marine chemistry, water chemistry, polar chemistry, fire chemistry, astrochemistry, earth and geochemistry, soil and sediment...

Southern Bog Lemming, Synaptomys cooperi
2012-07-27 12:32:47

The southern bog lemming (Synaptomys cooperi) is native to North America, and its range overlaps with that of the Northern Bog Lemming in southeastern Canada. It prefers a habitat within wetlands, grasslands, and mixed forests in eastern North America. It once held two subspecies, the Kansas and Nebraska, bog lemmings, but these are now extinct. The southern bog lemming can reach an average body length of 5.1 inches and a weight of around 1.2 ounces. Its body is round with contrastingly...

International Journal of Plant Sciences
2012-07-13 14:57:40

The International Journal of Plant Sciences is a scientific botanical journal published by the University of Chicago Press. It was known as the Botanical Bulletin from 1875-1876 and as the Botanical Gazette from 1876-1991. This journal covers botanical research including genetics and genomics, developmental cell biology, biochemistry and physiology, morphology structure, systematics, plant-microbial interactions, paleo-botany, evolution, and ecology. This journal also publishes important...

More Articles (37 articles) »
Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
Related