In conservation ecology, missing source populations are often considered the main bottleneck for the successful (re-)colonisation of (restored) habitats (e.g. Kail et al. 2015). In theoretical... continue reading
It is well-known that the stage of the cancer at diagnosis is significantly correlated with the survival odds of the patient, and the chances of survival fall off rapidly with the progression of cancer. Despite this, few efforts address the... continue reading
The proposed FairTax Act (H.R.25/S.155) would replace most U.S. federal taxes, including payroll tax and all forms of income tax, with a retail sales tax. To compensate for the rise in prices of necessities, the legislation provides for an annual... continue reading
A half century ago, Hamilton (1964) attempted to explain the conditions surrounding the evolution of social behaviours. To enhance direct and indirect fitness individuals should adapt their behaviours towards conspecifics based on the degree of... continue reading
The concept deals with an “Intelligent motion detecting system” that monitors all the events taking place in a particular area. The system tracks the motion and sends alerts to the owner of that device in case of any unexpected event taking place... continue reading
Hospital acquired infections, mostly due to multi-drug resistant bacteria or “superbugs” are a growing concern and affects millions of patients every year worldwide. There is an urgent need to find novel treatment to improve the care of the... continue reading
Scientific approaches ("science" narrowly defined as the "sciences of nature") metaphysically exclude divine effects as appropriate--in other words, science itself is structured to exclude divine action (pragmatically). The problem with the... continue reading
Northern South America is covered by extensive savannas whose natural or anthropogenic origin is debated. Currently, these savannas are in expansion to the detriment of the surrounding rainforests due to fire management by humans. Knowing the... continue reading
Carnivorous theropod dinosaurs may have had brilliant breast displays that were better shown off with less distracting arm size. At mating time female theropods selected males with smaller arms, for it was in the display that male potency was... continue reading
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