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Explainer: the ins and outs of peer review

January 31, 2016

Explainer: the ins and outs of peer review January 25, 2016 2.16pm EST Author Peter C. Doherty Laureate Professor, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity If you are …

Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks

January 29, 2016

Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks         Darwin Island, a remote oceanic region on the outskirts of the Galapagos Archipelago, is home to a growing population of great …

"Wind Tree"

January 29, 2016

 These Creative Wind Turbines Will Have You Rethinking What You Know About Wind Power Wind turbines don’t have to all look the same. Here are some that are helping cities …

Pitcairnia azouryi (updated information)

January 26, 2016

Pitcairnia azouryi Martinelli & Forzza. Rev. bras. Bot. 29(4): 603 (-605). Sao Paulo 2006 by V D C Manhaes et al in Phytotaxa 245(1): 59-65. 2016 Introduction Bromeliaceae is listed …

North Face's Douglas Tompkins: Chile offered land by widow

January 26, 2016

 North Face’s Douglas Tompkins: Chile offered land by widow Image copyright AP Image caption Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, widow of late American conservationist Doug Tompkins, left, met Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet …

New genetically engineered American chestnut

January 26, 2016

  Transgenic American chestnuts could soon take root. Claire Dunn New genetically engineered American chestnut will help restore the decimated, iconic tree William Powell, State University of New York College …