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Scientists are challenging the theory that icebergs made 1912, the year RMS Titanic was lost to the North Atlantic, an exceptionally hazardous year for shipping.
Research published in the scientific journal Palaeontology.
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Designing For The Third Age: Architecture Redefined for a Generation of ‘Active Agers’ reflects on the challenges facing most industrialised nations as people aged sixty-five and older continue to constitute an increasing proportion of the population. This book offers innovative responses to these problems on a practical and speculative level.
Rutting stags and clawing bears are but two examples of male animals fighting over a mate, but research in New Phytologist has uncovered the first evidence of similar male struggles leading to the evolution of weaponry in plants.
Poisons are silent, effective and cheap, making the especially dangerous in Africa where they are used for both pest control and illegal poaching. However, as a new study in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences reveals, they also kill un-intended wildlife
New research in Geophysical Research Letters analyses earthquake swarms caused by mounting volcanic pressure which may signal an eminent eruption.
The Wildlife Society Bulletin reveals how U.S. military helicopters are to wildlife strikes
New research in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry reveals the fatal impact of diesel fuel on plankton, a crucial food source which underpins the polar ecosystem.
The open air plays of the Ancient Greeks may offer us a valuable insight into the Mediterranean climate of the time, Weather reports.
The Wildlife Society Bulletin explores the fatal cost of human interaction with cougars and asks what state agencies can do to protect both species.
Tropical cyclones could be made stronger as global warming results in rising sea temperatures, reveals new research in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.
WIREs Climate Change explores how the politics of climate change has shifted from one of consensus, to overt tribalism, and asks how this may be changed by the rise of hitherto fringe political parties.
Geophysical Research Lettersexplores link between climate change and Arctic cyclones
APEC has opened the nomination period for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research, and Education, also known as the ASPIRE Prize, sponsored by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and Elsevier, which in 2014 will honor a young scientist whose work has made an outstanding contribution to ‘intelligent transportation.
Freely Available Special Issue published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Students, independent researchers and small businesses can now access many of the world’s best academic papers across science, technology, medicine and other disciplines through their local libraries. This is the result of a unique collaboration between librarians and publishers, who have made their journal content available for free to UK libraries under a new initiative, Access to Research.
Recently exposed arctic moss reveals temperatures have reached levels unprecedented in 44,000 years
Biotropica explores the migration of Marpesia chiron butterflies in the rainforests of Panama
Research in Conservation Letters asks if anti-poaching measures are repeating the mistakes of the ‘War on Drugs’
The management of future bushfires will become increasingly complex, with trade-offs that demand astute recognition and knowledge of current and future trends, as well as how these trends interact with each other in a dynamic and intricate world. Deploying empirical data, embedding experiential insights and involving stakeholder communities will also play a key role in how bushfires can be managed effectively.
Geophysical Research Letters study explores Rome airport's mysterious gas 'geyser'