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2014-06-28 23:03:14

Imaginality enables children to hold a beating 3D heart in the palm of their hand and see how blood flows through it, investigate solar eclipses, or even become a dinosaur. MindSpace’s Kickstarter uses clever promotions to bring this ‘playful learning’ Educational Technology to mobile devices. CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Today, MindSpace Solutions Ltd launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring learning to life on mobile devices using Augmented Reality. Their...

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2014-06-25 03:48:57

Aaron Dubrow, National Science Foundation Aleksei Aksimentiev, a professor of physics at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, used the National Science Foundation-supported Stampede supercomputer to explore a cutting-edge method of DNA sequencing. The method uses an electric field to drive a strand of DNA through a small hole, or "nanopore," either in silicon or a biological membrane. By controlling this process precisely and measuring the change in ionic current as the DNA...

2014-06-21 23:02:00

Homemade paint recipes and a gift kids can make have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have a blast making paints with kitchen ingredients. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Homemade paint is fun. Homemade paint ideas and a gift kids can make have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have a blast making paints with ingredients found in the kitchen. Making spicy paint is perfect for kids to explore the kitchen supplies. Simply go on a color and scent...

2014-06-20 10:36:10

KIGAM Overturns common ideas about the different types of climate changes between the middle latitude areas of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres Korean research team revealed conflicting climate change patterns between the middle latitude areas of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres in relation to glacial and interglacial cycles which have been puzzled for the past 60 years. Doctor Kyoung-nam Jo from the Quaternary Geology Department of the Korea Institute of Geoscience and...

2014-06-19 23:00:32

Article discusses two companies joining forces to change the mobile advertising world. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As mobile quickly becomes the largest advertising platform companies are searching for the path to market leadership and technology is driving many of the solutions. Media Jobs reports on two companies, Blippar and Lavar, that have come together to bring Augmented Reality to the mobile world. New York-headquartered Blippar and Netherlands-based Augmented Reality...

2014-06-19 12:30:52

QUÉBEC, June 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This morning the National Battlefields Commission launched My Mobile Plains at the Discovery Pavilion of the Plains of Abraham. The new free mobile app, available in both English and French for multiple platforms, brings together technology and history to enhance the park user experience. Of particular note is the information-rich interactive map of the park featuring close to 200 points of interest. Clicking on these points brings users to a range of...

2014-06-19 12:28:51

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Windustries LLC today announces the release of the world's first virtual reality fan. The Petal Fan combines a new dimension of reality to bring gaming to the next level. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119524 Virtual reality is becoming even more real with the introduction of the new immersive technology Petal Fan. Petal Fan is the first portable fan that responds dynamically to virtual game effects simulating the...

2014-06-18 23:12:45

A new video by ElementsDatabase.com presents curious facts about the chemical elements to get visitors and students excited about chemistry. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 ElementsDatabase.com releases a new video (http://www.elementsdatabase.com) to present interesting facts about elements from the Periodic Table, their chemical and physical properties, occurrence, and more. The video introduces chemical elements, which are the building blocks of matter and the Universe, offering facts in an...

2014-06-17 23:11:02

MCP's newest specialty polymer is the latest addition to the company’s rapidly expanding line of Rovene resins and Tykote® barrier products. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Building on the success of developing acrylic polymer emulsions one customer at a time, Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. is excited to announce the release of Rovene® 6107. The new specialty polymer is the latest addition to the company’s rapidly expanding line of Rovene resins and Tykote®...

2014-06-17 12:24:56

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeted Victory, a leader in online advertising and integrated data management for political candidates, today announced a new partnership with The Data Trust, the premier right-of-center voter file and data management company, to offer easier access and sharing capabilities for The Data Trust's warehouse of data on more than 260 million Americans. The partnership is the first of its kind for The Data Trust, which has the exclusive list...


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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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