This is Lockheed's entry into the UCLASS competition to put a UCAV onto the carrier decks by the end of the decade to round out the carrier wing with F/A-18E/Fs and F-35Cs. Northrop Grumman has been stealing the lime light with the flights of the X-47B. Show More Summary
The second picture makes it look like the canceled Russian Mikoyan Skat. A lot like it, to be honest.
Experimental evidence that evolutionarily diverse assemblages result in higher productivityAuthor:1. Marc W. Cadotte (a)Affiliation:a. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada M1C 1A4;...Show More Summary
An international team of scientists have revealed a new species of ichthyosaur (a dolphin-like marine reptile from the age of dinosaurs) from Iraq, which revolutionises our understanding of the evolution and extinction of these ancient...Show More Summary
Because of Angelina Jolie’s revelation people are talking about the Myriad Genetics case is in the news again. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, look it up. Because of the patent Myriad can charge thousands of dollars for a test which would otherwise be much cheaper (and putting it out of reach of [...]
Environmental activists have just taken up a position off shore of the Brayton Point coal plant, near Fall River Massachusetts, in an effort to block access by a ship attempting to deliver coal there. THIS is their web site, where there is a live Ustream. One of the activists, Jay O’Hara, is tweeting from here:…
FTIR microspectroscopy of Ediacaran phosphatized microfossils from the Doushantuo Formation, Weng’an, South ChinaAuthors:1. Motoko Igisu (a, b)2. Tsuyoshi Komiya (a)3. Mika Kawashima (c)4. Satoru Nakashima (c)5. Yuichiro Ueno (d, e)6. Show More Summary
Staff awoke to the sound of the rescue phone ringing early on Saturday morning, with Ryan Erickson on the other end asking for help with a floating turtle. Ryan was just getting his morning of fishing started, working the Key … Continue reading ?
Sea urchins as broadcasting spawners, release their gametes into open water for fertilization, thus being particularly vulnerable to ocean acidification. In this study, we assessed the effects of different pH scenarios on fertilization success of Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis, collected at Spitsbergen, Arctic. Show More Summary
Today's featured book is 1990's Dinosaurs: A Picture Dictionary. Featuring evocative artwork by Tessa Hamilton, it features a welcome variety of animals due to its alphabetical imperative - an organizing theme which also forgives some temporally and geographically questionable pairings of animals. Show More Summary
A few years ago I predicted to some friends that ancient DNA would transform our understanding of the human past. The reason being that inferences of population movements via material remains were imprecise at best. We are beginning to see my prediction come to fruit (mind you, the prediction was not a bold or courageous [...]
This is the time of year, spring, when a lot of people switch to drinking bottled water instead of tap water. They do this because in their particular area the tap water seems to “go bad” … usually it is a mild smell or a slightly icky taste. This makes people fear their tap water,…
The Nebula Winter: The united view of the snowball Earth, mass extinctions, and explosive evolution in the late Neoproterozoic and Cambrian periods Authors:1. Ryuho Kataoka (a)2. Toshikazu Ebisuzaki (b)3. Hiroko Miyahara (c)4. Tokuhiro Nimura (d)5. Show More Summary
Vote with your wallet. Tired of the Koch Brothers ruining everything for everybody? Prefer to buy products from companies that contribute to Sandy relief? Do you just want to know which major megacorporation produced the item you are considering putting in your shopping cart? Wouldn’t it be nice to have an app that allowed you…
Source: U.S. Coast Guard Visual Information Gallery Following Oceana’s newly released report on the harmful impacts of illegal fishing, one of the questions that I as Oceana's Northeast representative was asked most often was, “Where...Show More Summary
This came up the other day, so I figured I’d note the answer(s) down and share it with you so we don’t have to look this up in the internet again until 2013 is over. The, I think they get new richest people. Most of these answers come from Forbes, which appears to be in…