Scientific Reports is an online open access scientific journal published by the Nature Publishing Group, covering all areas of the natural sciences. According to the press release, it is a journal conceptually similar to PLoS ONE.
Researchers demonstrate 'no-ink' color printing with nanomaterials
Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are giving new meaning to the term "read the fine print" with their demonstration of a color printing process using nanomaterials.
Robot wind-around tentacle can grab, hold ant and egg
Helium anomaly preceded Mount Ontake eruption
University of Tokyo researchers discovered an increase in a helium isotope during a ten-year period before the 2014 Mount Ontake eruption in central Japan. The finding suggests that this helium isotope anomaly is related ...
End-of-century Manhattan climate index to resemble Oklahoma City today
Climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions will alter the way that Americans heat and cool their homes. By the end of this century, the number of days each year that heating and air conditioning are used will decrease ...
Meet Pulanesaura eocollum, a new species of dinosaur
Wits PhD student Blair McPhee has described a new species of dinosaur in a paper to be published in Scientific Reports on 19 September 2015. The new dinosaur, named Pulanesaura eocollum, means the "Rain lizard".
Feathered cousin of 'Jurassic Park' star unearthed in China
A newly identified species of feathered dinosaur is the largest ever discovered to have a well-preserved set of bird-like wings, research suggests.
Introducing the single-cell maze runner
In a paper appearing in Scientific Reports today, the motion of micro-organisms as they swim through various types of fluid channels show "quite strange and new" responses for single cell organisms, including the performance ...
Novel X-ray lens sharpens view into the nano world
A team led by DESY scientists has designed, fabricated and successfully tested a novel X-ray lens that produces sharper and brighter images of the nano world. The lens employs an innovative concept to redirect X-rays over ...
A small vortex on the wing makes the elegance of birds' flight
One mystery of birds' flight is solved! The elegance of birds' flight, their seemingly effortless aerial turns and the softness of their landing, have been envied by many people. From countless observations, it has been known ...
Ladybird colors reveal their toxicity to predators, says new research
For one of Britain's best-loved and colourful group of insects, ladybirds, the brightness of their colour reveals the extent of their toxicity to predators, according to new research undertaken at the Universities of Exeter ...