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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...

2014-01-30 23:30:28

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 47,389 new articles on geochemical interpretation. As a comprehensive publisher of geographical articles, EurekaMag.com extensively covers scientific interpretation of geochemical data which include measurements using the tools and principles of chemistry and explains the mechanisms behind the earth's and other planets' geological systems including its crust and oceans. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) January 30,...

2014-01-28 12:26:30

One man's mission to help save the endearing primates from extinction NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is an unusual looking monkey called the crested black macaque that is endemic to rainforests in Indonesia, which includes the island of Sulawesi. These striking black primates, sporting punk hairstyles and copper-colored eyes, first caught the attention and won the heart of wildlife cameraman and biologist Colin Stafford-Johnson 25 years ago. But since then,...

2014-01-27 12:21:46

Energy Software Rocks Vinmar International HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molecule Software announced today the selection of its software by Vinmar International, a $4Bn global petrochemical marketing and distribution company. Molecule will be replacing a leading legacy ETRM vendor's flagship product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/DA51839LOGO) Vinmar selected Molecule for its ease of use, cost leadership, and quick implementation. Said Vishal Goradia,...

2014-01-16 23:31:37

Anywhere the new Oculus Rift virtual reality headset makes an appearance, amazed reactions attract a small crowd, which eventually becomes a waiting line to try out virtual reality for the first time. The virtual experience, developed by Arch Virtual (http://www.archvirtual.com), uses the Oculus Rift headset to create a deeply immersive and engaging experience, leaving the player feeling as if they have suddenly been transported to another place. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) January 16,...

Our Understanding of the Universe MAXI-mized By The International Space Station
2014-01-16 08:31:10

NASA Look up at the night sky … do you see it? The stars of the cosmos bursting in magnificent explosions of death and rebirth! No? Well, then maybe you are not looking through the “eyes” of the Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image (MAXI) investigation, mounted on the exterior of the International Space Station Kibo module. MAXI, along with other sky watching instruments, such as Swift, collect data that help researchers discover, study and understand the physics behind the powerful...

2014-01-15 16:22:47

SANBORN, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studica, the education source for software and technology products now offers academic discounts for students, teachers and schools on a variety of Augmented Reality Solutions from Metaio. Metaio is a worldwide leader in Augmented Reality research and technology. Studica strives to offer our education customers the most current and emerging technologies. Augmented Reality (AR) can be defined as an enhanced version of reality created by...

2014-01-15 08:26:34

New toolbox offers agencies and brands actionable augmented reality through a combination of image recognition technology with easy AR content creation for more compelling consumer marketing solutions BARCELONA, Spain, and NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Catchoom, a cloud-based object recognition technology, today announced the introduction of CraftAR, the ultimate Augmented Reality (AR) toolbox. CraftAR combines image recognition with AR content creation capabilities...


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...

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