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2014-06-03 23:16:15

Five Star Innovations and VividWorks to 'break the mold' in 3D online, visualization software with fully interactive and professionally staged virtual homes embedded in realty websites. Victoria BC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 An innovative visualization software application will hit the marketing forefront this fall, promising to change the way consumers look at everything from real estate listings to home furnishing products and services. VividWorks Ltd. of Finland has been working...

2014-06-03 23:11:16

Former Logical Choice CEO Announces Alive Studios, Providing Sales & Support for Letters alive® Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Cynthia Kaye, former CEO of Logical Choice Technologies, has launched a new vision for interactive classroom learning: Alive Studios, Inc. Dedicated to engaging early learners for success using augmented reality, Alive Studios is the first of its kind in the K-12 marketplace. The company will make its first public appearance at booth 3078 during the...

2014-06-03 23:01:49

Large cities occupy only 1 percent of global land surface, but draw water from almost half of that surface Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The Nature Conservancy announced the publication of the first global database of urban water sources and stress today in Global Environmental Change. The study estimates that cities move 504 billion liters of water—enough to fill 200,000 Olympic swimming pools—a distance of 27,000 kilometers every day. Laid end to end, all those canals and...

Specialized Leg Organs Help Spiders Glean Information From Their Silk
2014-06-03 11:11:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A spider’s web is more than just a home or trap for unsuspecting prey, it’s also a communications network capable of telling a spider information about prey, mates, and its own structural integrity. According to a new report in the journal Advanced Materials, spider silk can be tuned to a wide range of harmonics and these various frequencies provide a wealth of information to spiders, which sense the frequencies using leg organs...

2014-06-03 08:27:07

Go N'Syde Beverage Company Partners with The 40/40 Clubs to Create Revolutionary Beverage Brands NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former CEO of Def Jam and Founder of KWL Enterprises, Kevin Liles is pleased to announce the launch of Go N'Syde beverages in collaboration with The 40/40 Clubs. The partnership is the first of its kind - All Go N'Syde beverage bottles include an Augmented Reality integration platform. The unprecedented move will bring an entertainment network to...

2014-06-03 00:20:49

AeroTrak® Remote Particle Counters with Integrated Pump are independent monitoring systems condensed into an easy-to-clean 316L stainless steel enclosure. SHOREVIEW, Minn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TSI Incorporated, the leader in continuous particulate monitoring instrumentation, recently expanded its offering to include remote particle counters with an integrated pump. Designed to eliminate the need for an external vacuum source, this new line of AeroTrak® Remote Particle...

2014-05-31 23:07:23

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their Grand Canyon Adventure and California Condor tour, running September 23-30, 2014. On this professionally guided eco-tour, travelers will have the rare opportunity to observe the release of a group of California Condors into the wild. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Naturalist Journeys’ partnership to present a guided tour of the Grand Canyon California Condor release area with the Nature and...

2014-05-31 23:02:07

Sponsored by Disney and Target, IMMERSION 2014 features Disney Animation Studios, the Smithsonian, Google, Microsoft, Stratasys, Oculus, Oracle, Bitcoin and more. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Immersive Education Initiative today announced that all official Immersive Education events will now accept Bitcoin starting with IMMERSION 2014 in Los Angeles next week, followed by the European Immersive Education Summit in Vienna and the Immersive Researcher’s Summit in New York City....

2014-05-30 23:11:40

AlterSpace AVR, AILEENN and ImmersiON initiatives were officially launched today at the Augmented World Expo 2014 #AWE2014. Manuel R. Gutierrez-Novelo, architect of the three initiatives, presented the 'Let Technology Evolve' concept at the 'Future Technologies for the Interactive World' session during the AWE2014 conference. Santa Clara, California. USA. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 AlterSpace AVR is the convergence point for the Internet Of Things IOT, Augmented Reality AR,...

2014-05-29 23:06:14

New 3D augmented reality technology instantly locks on to a user's face and photo-realistically simulates makeup on their live video. Milan, Italy (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 SEPHORA, the leading beauty specialty retailer, and ModiFace, the leading global augmented reality virtual makeover technology provider, today announced the launch of a 3D Augmented Reality Mirror that can simulate cosmetics on a user's face in real-time and in 3D. The new patented technology, created by ModiFace,...


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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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