Lack of information as a threat for Amazonian marmosets

In 1914 a scientific expedition led by the former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt and the Brazilian Marshal Cândido Rondon set out into the Amazon rainforest to map the then unknown River of Doubt, known today as the Roosevelt River.…


Growers in California Face New Weed Control Challenge: Italian ryegrass develops resistance to multiple herbicides

Italian ryegrass has become a weedy nuisance in California – often found in orchards and vineyards where fruits and nuts are grown.…


Unlocking records for North American climate change from 450 million year old teeth

Can tiny fossilized teeth from a prehistoric animal most closely resembling a lamprey provide crucial information about climatic change from over 450 million years ago?…


Ulcers from diabetes? New shoe insole could provide healing on-the-go

Diabetes can lead to ulcers that patients don’t even feel or notice until the sight of blood. And because ulcers can’t heal on their own, 14 to 24 percent of diabetics in the U.S. who experience them end up losing their toes, foot or leg. Purdue University researchers have developed a shoe insole that could help make the healing process more portable for the 15 percent of Americans who develop ulcers as a result of diabetes.


Fading stripes in Southeast Asia: first insight into the ecology and conservation of an elusive and threatened rabbit

Camera trap pictures don’t lie—and yet the animal on my computer screen was almost too fantastical to believe. This was no ordinary rabbit.…


Rice Growers Beware: Study finds 3 of 4 residual herbicides reduce crop performance

Fall-applied residual herbicides are often used to control glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass – especially in the Mid-South. But growers who use rice as a rotational crop need to beware.…


Livestock (grazing) systems provide a large diversity of ecosystem services

The animal article of the month for December is ‘Perception of livestock ecosystem services in grazing area‘ The interaction between livestock systems and their respective environments is complex.…


The Armadillo Conservation Program: A pioneering initiative to save armadillos in the Orinoco Llanos of Colombia from extinction

How do you maximize the probability of success of conservation actions? A good strategy is to involve stakeholders from the start and to combine different strategies, including research, policy formulation and enforcement, practical interventions and education.…


Evidence shows that culling endangered flying foxes is unnecessary

In an effort to reduce damage to fruit orchards on the island, the Mauritian Government has just announced (27 October 2018) a further cull of the Endangered Mauritian flying fox Pteropus niger.…


Cambridge Elements in Flexible and Large-Area Electronics – Q&A with Carlos Garcia Nuñez and Fengyuan Liu

Carlos Garcia Nuñez and Fengyuan Liu take part in a Q&A about the Element Integration Techniques for Micro/Nanostructure-Based Large-Area Electronics, part of Cambridge Elements in Flexible and Large-Area Electronics.…


Q&A with the new Editor-in-Chief of Wireless Power Transfer – Professor Nuno Borges Carvalho

Q: What do you think is distinctive about the journal, Wireless Power Transfer? A: Wireless Power Transfer is the only journal 100% dedicated to the topic of wireless power.…


JFM Symposia China: Beijing

The third and final event of the JFM China Symposia was held at Tsinghua University in Beijing with a record attendance of over 300 delegates representing the full-scope of academic profiles, from professors to undergraduate students.…