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Methane Seeps Of The Deep Sea Are A Bacteria Feast For Lithodid Crabs
2013-10-08 09:54:33

Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR) Photos and analyses reveal more about a highly specialized food web The bottom of the deep sea is largely deserted. Oases occur for example at cold seeps where water transports dissolved elements from the seabed: Specialized microbes convert methane and sulfate from sea water to hydrogen sulfide releasing carbon dioxide. Highly adapted bacteria, many of which live in symbiosis with worms and clams, use the hydrogen sulfide for their...

2013-10-07 15:30:33

The kinds of traits that show genealogical relationships between species are often minute and easily overlooked. Dr. Neil Snow, a botanist at Pittsburg State University, published a paper in 1996 that included observations of some odd-shaped hairs on three species of grass native to Africa. Their odd shape stems from distinctly swollen tips that are then pinched into a small party-hat structure at the very apex. "A tongue-twisting technical term for that shape is 'clavicorniculate', but...

2013-10-01 23:32:02

In the early morning hours of August 21st, 2017 a Total Solar Eclipse sweeping over the entire United States will occur for the first time since 1918. Seven Directions Custom Tours has organized a special astronomy tour to include the best view of this once in a lifetime total solar eclipse. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Seven Directions Custom Tours is announcing a new astronomy tour to the best location in the USA for observing the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. The 2017...

2013-10-01 10:14:05

In the first study of its kind, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) Workforce Program has published the results of the National Geoscience Student Exit Survey, which documents the experiences of graduating geosciences majors. Initial findings support that these new graduates, at all levels, shared some common traits such as the importance of field experiences and exposure to Earth science at the K-12 level. The need for continued growth in the geoscience workforce is well documented...

2013-09-25 23:29:30

Krause Paint & Body Shop specializes in automotive paint and body repair in Bryan and College Station, Texas. They recently gained a new online resource that was created by AgniTEK. College Station, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 AgniTEK, a nationally-recognized company for their expertise in helping organizations leverage technology to improve businesses, is pleased to announce the launch of a website for Krause Paint & Body Shop at http://www.krausepaintandbody.com. The new...

2013-09-24 23:30:22

Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Market Report data point for each of the segment is categorized under the following verticals: technology, sensors & components, applications, and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/augmented-reality-virtual-reality-market-1185.html (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 According to a new market research report of "Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Market - By Technology (Mobile & Spatial AR, Semi & Fully...

2013-09-23 23:01:08

The 13th series of the Asia Coatings Markets in Singapore on 7-8 November 2013, brings together the who’s who of the coatings industry. This year, the event focuses on the increasing opportunities in Asia for the paints and coatings industry, which is primarily fueled by – steady growth in APAC marine coatings market, the progress in automotive sector, booming decorative sector and the gradual move towards green buildings. Singapore (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 13th Asia Coatings...


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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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