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lunar eclipse
2014-09-19 10:34:26

Dr. Tony Phillips, Science@NASA On Wednesday morning, Oct. 8th, not long before sunrise, the bright full Moon over North America will turn a lovely shade of celestial red. It's a lunar eclipse — visible from all parts of the USA. [ Watch the video: ScienceCasts: A Colorful Lunar Eclipse ] "It promises to be a stunning sight, even from the most light polluted cities," says NASA's longtime eclipse expert Fred Espenak. "I encourage everyone, especially families with curious children,...

quantum mechanics
2014-09-18 02:30:59

Tatiana Arizaga, UC Irvine Chemists further discover that it’s oscillating from one quantum state to another UC Irvine chemists have scored a scientific first: capturing moving images of a single molecule as it vibrates, or “breathes,” and shifts from one quantum state to another. The groundbreaking achievement, led by Ara Apkarian, professor of chemistry, and Eric Potma, associate professor of chemistry, opens a window into the strange realm of quantum mechanics – where...

2014-09-17 23:05:14

The Inorganic Advanced Phase Change Material market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-inorganic-advanced-phase-change-materials-2179009446.html (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Inorganic Advanced Phase Change Material market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the Europe Inorganic...

2014-09-17 08:36:37

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Galaxy Corp. (OTCQB: NXGA), a leading developer of innovative content solutions and fully immersive Consumer Virtual Reality technology, is proud to announce that Ron Diaz, the President of iDiaz Entertainment, has joined the Company's management team to head Next Galaxy's Strategic Partnerships & Business Development in Latin America, with the responsibility of producing events and concerts for the company's Ceek platform...

2014-09-13 23:02:06

A little dirt won’t hurt, or will it? Recently the City of Ventura challenged their residents not to wash their cars to show support of water conservation during one of the worst droughts in California’s history; however, not washing a car has damaging repercussions, thus Auto Detail Supplies Outlet (http://www.autodetailsuppliesoutlet.com) is introducing solutions for both water conservation and a clean car. West Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Auto Detail Supplies Outlet,...

2014-09-11 08:31:49

Dolby Family Ventures, Google Ventures, Formation 8, Lux Capital, Tencent and Others Participate REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AltspaceVR, the social platform for virtual reality, announced today that it has raised $5.2 million in seed funding to continue development and build out its team. Investors in this round of funding include Dolby Family Ventures, Formation 8, Google Ventures, Lux Capital, Foundation Capital, Rothenberg Ventures, SV Angel, Haystack...

Egyptian Hieroglyphs
2014-09-10 04:54:50

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So great is the range of artwork depicting animals in ancient Egyptian artifacts that scientists have utilized them to study the ecosystem of the Nile Valley over 6000 years. They concluded that species extinction and reduced ecological stability were caused by a drying climate and growing human population. The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, looked at a range of artwork detailing large mammals, and...

2014-09-09 08:37:57

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Galaxy Corp. (OTCQB: NXGA), a leading developer of innovative content solutions and fully immersive Consumer Virtual Reality technology, is proud to announce the release of a first of its kind virtual reality audio headset - Ceekars(TM). Ceekars(TM) is the world's first integrated Virtual Reality (VR) audio headset specifically optimized to work with the Oculus Rift and other head mounted VR devices that lack audio to provide dynamic,...

2014-09-08 23:07:41

Traditional methods for understanding catalyzed reaction kinetics typically require many chemical reactions run under artificially high concentrations of various reaction components. Reaction Progress Kinetic Analysis (RPKA), on the other hand, can provide similarly useful information using simple graphical depictions for significantly faster optimization and more cost-effective research and scale-up. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to present a new, on-demand webinar...

Is The Fossil Record Too Incomplete?
2014-09-04 03:17:32

University of Bristol Do all the millions of fossils in museums around the world give a balanced view of the history of life, or is the record too incomplete to be sure? This question was first recognized by Charles Darwin and has worried scientists ever since. Methods have been developed to try to identify and correct for bias in the fossil record but new research from the Universities of Bristol and Bath, suggests many of these correction methods may actually be misleading. The...


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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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cacodemon
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'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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