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2014-04-02 23:00:47

Particle Measuring Systems, the world’s most comprehensive provider of environmental monitoring solutions for aseptic manufacturing, has expanded the FacilityPro product family. The family of products include scalable, innovative control systems for viable and non-viable environmental monitoring applications. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Particle Measuring Systems announces the introduction of a newly-expanded line of FacilityPro environmental monitoring systems, designed...

Promiscuous Female Fruit Flies Prevent Male Extinction
2014-04-02 17:14:08

University of Liverpool Female fruit flies with a large number of sexual partners are playing an invaluable role in preventing the extinction of males, research at the University of Liverpool has shown. Scientists have found that flies in the northern parts of the United States are more inclined to have multiple partners in order to reduce the occurrence of an X chromosome which causes the production of only female offspring. This selfish genetic element (SGE) tries to replicate...

Not so dirty: Methane Fuels Life In Pristine Chalk Rivers
2014-04-02 16:47:40

Queen Mary, University of London Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have found that naturally high concentrations of the greenhouse gas methane contributes to energy production in chalk rivers, in a new study published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Chalk rivers, found from Dorset to Cambridgeshire, sustain a diverse range of protected animals and plants, and are renowned globally for fly fishing, an industry worth more than £4M on the Rivers Test...

2014-04-02 12:26:50

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is increasing its commitment to open science with the launch of the 'Nature Partner Journal' series. This high-quality, online-only subject specific portfolio of journals brings Nature's reputation for impact and excellence to open access and publishing partnerships. The Nature Partner Journals will be characterized by landmark partnerships with institutions, foundations and academic societies. The home for Nature Partner...

2014-04-01 23:00:45

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Market research report provides in-depth analysis and categorizes global market on the basis of Sensors, Components and Technology. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/augmented-reality-virtual-reality-market-1185.html) (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 According to a new market research report of “Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Market by Sensors (Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Haptics), Components (Camera, Controller, Gloves, HMD),...

2014-03-31 23:32:03

Social media campaign seeks to heighten awareness about freshwater by engaging the next generation. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On Monday, March 31, The Nature Conservancy will engage more than 1 million people in an automated social media flash mob to raise awareness about local and global water risks and the role of nature in providing clean water. This online activation—the first of its kind undertaken by the 62-year-old Nature Conservancy—will utilize ThunderClap, a...

2014-03-31 23:02:01

Argital, a natural cosmetic company in South Italy, announced their distributor for the United States of America, Argital USA. Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Today, Argital announced their distributor for the United States of America, Argital USA http://www.ArgitalUsa.com. Argital was founded in 1976 with the aim of producing and improving the knowledge of clay-based products and the properties of clay itself. USA distributor, Torsten Kunert, based in Marina Del Rey,...

corn belt magnitude of fluorescence
2014-04-01 05:15:08

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online During the Northern Hemisphere's growing season, data returned from satellite sensors shows that the Midwest has more photosynthetic activity than any other region of the planet, according to a recent NASA report. School children are taught that plants convert light to energy through the process of photosynthesis. What is less known, however, is that chlorophyll also emits a fraction of the absorbed light as fluorescent glow, which...

Lunar Eclipse Tetrad Expected To Begin In April
2014-04-14 11:07:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Skywatchers across North America will want to mark their calendars for April 15 – the next lunar eclipse. Expected to be visible across the entire United States, weather permitting, the upcoming eclipse is the first of four total eclipses expected to occur over the next year-and-a-half at two-month intervals – a phenomenon known as a tetrad. There are three types of lunar eclipses: penumbral, partial and total. A penumbral...

Marinate Meat In Beer Before Grilling To Help Reduce Harmful Substances
2014-03-27 07:24:07

American Chemical Society The smells of summer — the sweet fragrance of newly opened flowers, the scent of freshly cut grass and the aroma of meats cooking on the backyard grill — will soon be upon us. Now, researchers are reporting that the very same beer that many people enjoy at backyard barbeques could, when used as a marinade, help reduce the formation of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats. The study appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry....


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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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