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Semen secrets: How a previous sexual partner can influence another male's offspring

10/1/2014
Scientists have discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother's previous sexual partner in flies at least. This confronting idea, known as telegony, dates back to ancient Greek times, but was discredited in the early 20th... [Comments]Semen secrets: How a previous sexual partner can influence another male's offspring

Scientists wield plant viruses against deadly human disease

10/1/2014
Case Western Reserve University researchers hope to take a healthy salad up a level by growing a vaccine for an aggressive form of breast cancer in leafy greens. "In the long run, one could think about administering the vaccine either by eating the salad or making a pill from the plant tissue," said Nicole Steinmetz, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve Sch... [Comments]

Innovative Verwendungslösung für die Photonen-Upconversion

10/1/2014
TURKU , Finnland, October 1, 2014 Neuartiger Detektionstechnologie gelingt der Durchbruch im Bereich der Biowissenschaften   Die Biowissenschaften erlebten in den vergangenen Jahren ein Kommen und Gehen zahlreicher Detektionstechnologien. Einige davon sind Senkrechtstarter und andere entwickeln sich zum goldenen Standard. Die Photonen-Upconversion ist eine neuart... [Comments]

First-of-a-kind Solution for Utilizing Photon Upconversion

10/1/2014
TURKU, Finland , October 1, 2014 Novel detection technology is finally breaking through in the life science field  The life science field has seen numerous detection technologies come and go over the years. Some are shooting stars and others become the golden standard. Photon upconversion is a novel detection technology that has raised much enthusiasm among researcher... [Comments]

Microbes in Central Park soil: If they can make it there, they can make it anywhere

10/1/2014
Soil microbes that thrive in the deserts, rainforests, prairies and forests of the world can also be found living beneath New York City's Central Park, according to a surprising new study led by Colorado State University and the University of Colorado Boulder. The research team analyzed... [Comments]Microbes in Central Park soil: If they can make it there, they can make it anywhere

Biodiversity in the Mediterranean is threatened by alien species

9/30/2014
Millions of tourists visit the Mediterranean each year, but its deep-blue waters host the largest invasion currently underway on Earth. Almost 1,000 alien species, including fish, crustaceans, and algae are now established from other seas through human activities. In the open-access journal Frontiers in Marine Science , a multinational team of researchers analyzed data from a new information... [Comments]

Grouse moor burning causes widespread environmental changes

9/30/2014
Evidence of the environmental effects of moorland burning is published today in the first authoritative scientific study on the subject, with the aim of relieving tensions on both sides of the grouse moor management debate. The EMBER (Effects of Moorland Burning on the Ecohydrology of River basins) project has shown that heather burning on moorland, which is practised predominantly to... [Comments]

First comprehensive meshfree numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue achieved

9/30/2014
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have completed the first comprehensive numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue using a method that uses the pixels in an image as data points for the computer simulationa method known as mesh-free simulation. The researchers, le... [Comments]First comprehensive meshfree numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue achieved

The cultural side of science communication

9/30/2014
EVANSTON, Ill. --- Do we think of nature as something that we enjoy when we visit a national park and something we need to "preserve?" Or do we think of ourselves as a part of nature? A bird's nest is a part of nature, but what about a house? The answers to these questions reflect different cultural orientations. They are also reflected in our actions, our speech and in cultural arti... [Comments]

Rating the planet's oceans

9/30/2014
The most comprehensive assessment conducted by the Ocean Health Index rates the Earth's oceans at 67 out of 100 in overall health. In addition, for the first time, the report assessed the Antarctic and the 15 ocean regions beyond national jurisdiction (high-seas areas) all critical regions f... [Comments]Rating the planet's oceans

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