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Contents: Science Progress  Volume 100 Number 2 2017

Posted on 25. May, 2017.

Science Progress commissions world authorities to contribute articles on the most interesting, important and meaningful topics - ranging from cosmology to the environment, and publishes occasional issues on specific topics.


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Contents: Science Progress  Volume 97 Number 1 2014

Posted on 3. March, 2014.

Science Progress commissions world authorities to contribute articles on the most interesting, important and meaningful topics - ranging from cosmology to the environment, and publishes occasional issues on specific topics.


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Chemical speciation and fractionation of metals in wine - free content

Posted on 28. February, 2014.

The analysis of metals in wines is of great importance for authenticity purposes and quality control. The elements can influence the wine-making process or change its taste and quality.


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Science Reviews 2000 has a new Facebook page

Posted on 28. February, 2014.

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  Endangered Avian Species Captive Propagation - Free Content

Posted on 27. February, 2014.

Bird species, like plants and other animals are facing an unprecedented decline. Captive breeding as a conservation tool can be used as a substitute for wild populations in research and education, to provide demographic and genetic reservoirs for reinforcing or founding wild populations, and as a last resort for species that have no immediate opportunity for survival in nature.


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Gastrointestinal Diseases of Napoleon in Saint Helena: causes of death

Posted on 26. February, 2014.

One hundred and eighty one years after the death of Napoleon I, the circumstances of his death remain very controversial. Until relatively recently, it was assumed that he had died of stomach cancer. This diagnosis was essentially supported by the data in the remarkable autopsy performed and reported by his last doctor in Saint Helena, Francesco Antommarchi.


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Protonation equilibria of glycylglycine and histamine in aqueous solution of an anionic surfactant  

Posted on 26. February, 2014.

Peptides are an amazing, diverse and multi-faceted class of compounds constructed from relatively simple building blocks, the amino acids. They are components of tissues and exhibit a remarkable range of biological properties acting as antibiotics, hormones, food additives, poisons or pain-killers.


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Bidirectional selection for yolk testosterone content in Japanese quail

Posted on 25. February, 2014.

The variability of hormone levels in avian eggs has often been accounted for by adaptive yolk hormone-mediated maternal effects by which the phenotype of the next generation can be adjusted to environmental conditions experienced by the mother. The environment, therefore, represents an important variable that can create variations in the relative amounts of yolk hormones.


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Synthesis, crystal structure and Cu2+ recognition of novel azobenzene derivatives

Posted on 25. February, 2014.

Copper is the third most abundant transition metal following zinc and iron in human bodies and plays a crucial role in many fundamental physiological processes in organisms. However, exposure to a high level of copper even for a short period of time can cause gastrointestinal disturbance, while long-term exposure can cause liver or kidney damage.


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