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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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Kew Scientists Discover the Largest Genome of them all

Posted on 11. October, 2010.

Scientists at Kew’s Jodrell Laboratory have discovered that Paris japonica, a striking rare native plant of Japan, has the largest genome of them all – bigger than the human genome and even larger than the previous record holder - the marbled lungfish. The results are published in the Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society.


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Contents: Chemical Speciation And Bioavailability Volume 22 Issue 3 2010

Posted on 11. October, 2010.

Chemical Speciation & Bioavailability covers all aspects of environmental science and pollution.


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Join the Campaign

Posted on 7. October, 2010.

Join a dedicated group of concerned scientists, engineers and supporters of science who are campaigning to prevent destructive levels of cuts to science funding in the UK.


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New Directory Set to Help Conserve Cuba's Birds

Posted on 6. October, 2010.

The National Centre for Protected Areas (CNAP, BirdLife in Cuba) has launched an Important Bird Areas (IBAs) directory for Cuba. Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves en Cuba details 28 IBAs – Cuba's highest priority sites for bird conservation – covering over 2.3 million hectares or 21% of Cuban territory.  IBAs support critical populations of globally threatened birds, species with restricted-ranges, and those birds that congregate in significant numbers for breeding, feeding or on and migration.


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Alarming drop in numbers of endangered Sokoke Scops Owls seen in Africa

Posted on 6. October, 2010.

The number of Sokoke Scops Owls, a tiny endangered owl found in Kenya and Tanzania, has dropped sharply in the last 16 years, according to a new study by The Peregrine Fund, the National Museums of Kenya and an organisation called icipe. The study was published in Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology.


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The Sulfonamide Motif as a Synthetic Tool

Posted on 5. October, 2010.

Sulfonamides are well known motifs in medicinal chemistry, forming a large family of antibacterial agents as well as being found in numerous other drugs.  The chemistry of this functional group, however, is less well documented.  This review seeks to bring together the various applications and advantages of this motif in organic synthesis, which includes the sulfonamide as an activating group, protecting group, leaving group and as a molecular scaffold.


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Beta-Glucans as Immunomodulators in Poultry: Use and Potential Applications

Posted on 5. October, 2010.

Currently, the poultry industry relies heavily on chemotherapy to control disease outbreaks.  In recent years, consumers have become increasingly concerned about chemical residues in meat products and pathogen resistance to antimicrobial agents, resulting in mounting pressure to ban chemotherapeutic agents from feeds.


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Contents: Materials At High Temperatures Volume 27 Issue 3 2010

Posted on 5. October, 2010.

Materials at High Temperatures  publishes peer reviewed contributions relating to high temperature applications in the power, chemical, engine, processing and furnace industries.


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