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.
TAML catalysts safely and effectively remove estrogenic compounds from wastewater
Catalysts created by Carnegie Mellon University chemist Terrence J. Collins effectively and safely remove a potent and dangerous endocrine disruptor from wastewater.
Fertile corals discovered in deeper waters off US Virgin Islands
Researchers discovered a threatened coral species that lives in deeper waters off the U.S. Virgin Islands is more fertile than its shallow-water counterparts. The new study showed that mountainous star corals (Orbicella faveolata) ...
Bioengineers advance computing technique for health care and more
Rice University scientists have developed a big data technique that could have a significant impact on health care.
Research could help point the finger at drug dealers
An innovative technology pioneered by Sheffield Hallam University academics can detect the presence of a range of illegal and designer drugs from a single fingerprint, which could be a valuable new tool in bringing drug dealers ...
Non-native marine species' spread, impact explained by time since introduction
The time since the introduction of a non-native marine species best explains its global range, according to new research by an international team of scientists led by University of Georgia ecologist James E. Byers. The study, ...
Novel biotyping tool reveals hidden diversity within the UK's algae bank
Thousands of samples at the UK's 'algae bank' will need to be re-labelled as a ground-breaking new screening tool has revealed greater diversity than was previously known within the collection.
DNA suggests that the diversity of European butterflies could be seriously underestimated
This week appears the first map of the genetic biodiversity of butterflies of the Iberian peninsula. The work has been led by Roger Vila, a CSIC scientist at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (Institut de Biologia Evolutiva-IBE) ...
Satellites peer into rock 50 miles beneath Tibetan Plateau
The analysis, published in the journal Scientific Reports, offers some of the clearest views ever obtained of rock moving up to 50 miles below the plateau, in the lowest layer of Earth's crust.
Chinese cave 'graffiti' tells a 500-year story of climate change and impact on society
An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Cambridge, has discovered unique 'graffiti' on the walls of a cave in central China, which describes the effects drought had on the local population ...
Learning about the birds and the bees helps aid flight
Research into how birds and bees use vision in flight is guiding the design of future autopilots and unmanned aerial vehicles.