Scary ancient spiders revealed in 3-D models, thanks to new imaging technique
...ptomartus hindi was an ambush predator, living in logs and fronds, waiting for prey such as insects to walk by before catching and killing them. This stance
is seen in modern day crab spiders, which sit on the edge of flowers and wait for insects to land so that they can grab them.
The scientists also ...
ADA releases position paper on food and water safety
ADA's position paper, published in the August issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, represents the Association's official stance
on food and water safety:
It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that the public has the right to a safe food and water supply. The ...
ADA releases updated position paper on vegetarian diets
ADA's position, published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association , represents the Association's official stance
on vegetarian diets:
"It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian...
ADA releases updated position statement on functional foods
ADA's position, published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association , represents the Association's official stance
on functional foods:
"All foods are functional at some physiological level, but it is the position of the American Dietetic Association that function...
Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs
...nables them to bridge the physical gap between them and their conventional fighting forces. Today, these organizations frequently hold an advantageous stance
in this field," he points out.
The study also shows that terrorist organizations have created built-in advantages in the information warfare. For e...
Entomologists play matchmakers for cerambycid beetles
...for a large group of species, we found males have a particular type of glandular structure to produce pheromones. These males adopted a very specific stance
when they were releasing their pheromones, akin to doing pushups. Thus, from simply checking for the presence of the glands, or observing the behavio...
Fungi the cause of many outbreaks of disease but mostly ignored
...'s key recommendations include:
Evaluate the Impacts of Mold in Homes and Businesses
There is a serious lack of scientific data to support any stance
with respect to indoor mold toxicity or remediation. More effort should be devoted to testing and long-term monitoring of mold contamination and huma...
Qualifying date rule hinders German stem cell research
...n Federal Parliament reaches a decision on the Stem Cell Act, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) has reinforced its stance
on amending current legislation. The current qualifying date rule, in particular, strongly impedes German stem cell research, explained DFG Vice Presi...
Cell Press announces new partnership with the Biophysical Society
...eir work at its Annual Meeting and through its Journal, by its proactive lobbying in support of funding for all basic research, and by taking a strong stance
on public service, responsibility and outreach activities. The Society's members, now about 8,000 in number, work in academia, industry, and in govern...
Spider Venom Could Yield Eco-Friendly Insecticides
...th a bite that is deadly to humans and insects -- is an ideal source of venom for King's research. The spider "cooperates" by rearing up in a fighting stance
when provoked, making it relatively easy for researchers to aspirate venom directly from its fangs. Since Australian funnel-web spiders can live for m...