Wednesday, March 12, 2008

The Latest from Science Online Magazine

Have a quick look at the latest two issues of Science Online Magazine, which were published on 29th February & 7th March 2008. Please note, that I select only some of the titles. Click on the links to access the UJ full-text issues.

7 March 2008Vol 319, Issue 5868, Pages 1303-1414

* News of the Week
- NATURAL DISASTERS: Ecologists Report Huge Storm Losses in China's Forests
- PHYSICS: Test of Hawking's Prediction on the Horizon With Mock 'White Hole'
- PLANETARY SCIENCE: Electron Shadow Hints at Invisible Rings Around a Moon
* News Focus
- NEAR-EARTH OBJECTS: Preparing for Doomsday
- PALEONTOLOGY: Experts Find No Evidence for a Mammoth-Killer Impact
- PLANT SCIENCES: Corn Genomics Pops Wide Open
* Letters
- Editorial Expression of Concern
- Rewarding Reviewers
- Rating Reviewers
- Preventing Inequity in International Research
* Books et al.
- COMPUTERS: News from Avatar Editors
* Perspectives
- GEOLOGY: Canyon Cutting on a Grand Time Scale
- OCEANS: On Phytoplankton Trends
* Brevia
- Dimethylsulfoniopropionate as a Foraging Cue for Reef Fishes
* Research Articles
- Long-Term Sea-Level Fluctuations Driven by Ocean Basin Dynamics
* Reports
- Fiber-Optical Analog of the Event Horizon
- Age and Evolution of the Grand Canyon Revealed by U-Pb Dating of Water Table-Type Speleothems
- TOPLESS Mediates Auxin-Dependent Transcriptional Repression During Arabidopsis Embryogenesis
29 February 2008Vol 319, Issue 5867, Pages 1157-1268
Special issue: Quantum matter
* Perspectives
- Quantum Gases
- Quantum Liquids
- Quantum Critical Electron Systems: The Uncharted Sign Worlds
* News of the Week
- SCIENCE EDUCATION: Florida Standards Support Evolution--With a Twist
- PEER REVIEW: NIH Urged to Focus on New Ideas, New Applicants
- SCIENTIFIC MISCONDUCT: Chemist Found Responsible for Ethical Breaches
- ANNETTE SCHAVAN INTERVIEW: German Science Takes an International View
* News Focus
- RESEARCH FUNDING: Are Epigeneticists Ready for Big Science?
- ATOMIC PHYSICS: Insights Flow From Ultracold Atoms That Mimic Superconductors
- PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Rocking the Cradle of Humanity
* Books et al.
- EVOLUTION: Happening Now, Outdoors
* Education Forum
- INQUIRY LEARNING: Integrating Content Detail and Critical Reasoning by Peer Review
* Perspectives
- CELL BIOLOGY: No ESCRTs for Exosomes
- PHYSICS: Complexity in Fusion Plasmas
- CHEMISTRY: An Enlightening Structure-Function Relationship
- CHEMISTRY: Getting Specific About Specific Ion Effects
* Brevia
- Ubiquity of Biological Ice Nucleators in Snowfall
* Reports
- Proton Radiography of Inertial Fusion Implosions
- Land Clearing and the Biofuel Carbon Debt
- Use of U.S. Croplands for Biofuels Increases Greenhouse Gases Through Emissions from Land-Use Change
- Leading-Edge Vortex Improves Lift in Slow-Flying Bats

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