Navigation Links
NUS launches new book on Singapore's rainforests and new free digital nature archive
Date:7/5/2012

Singapore, 4 July 2012 The Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research (RMBR) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science today launched a new book titled "Private Lives: An Expos of Singapore's Rainforests" that reveals the precious biodiversity found in Singapore's rainforests and the efforts that have been carried out to conserve them. RMBR also introduced the "Digital Nature Archive of Singapore" (DNA), the first portal that connects all historical and current records on the nation's flora, fauna and natural habitats in a free, searchable online database.

Both the book and the online archive database were launched by Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Information, Communication and the Arts in the presence of about 120 key stakeholders of environment conservation in Singapore.

"Private Lives: An Expos of Singapore's Rainforests", comprising 19 chapters and 298 pages in total, is written by 19 scientists and naturalists and carries a foreword by Professor Tommy Koh, Rector of the Tembusu College at NUS and Ambassador-At-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The book is a collection of short stories and anecdotes about the life and times of the various organisms in Singapore's tropical rainforests. This is the fourth book in the "Private Lives" series that is sponsored by ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

The DNA website, which consolidates more than 100 years of research in natural history by past and present NUS faculty members and naturalists, complements national efforts by the National Parks Board and the National Library Board to build up national inventories on biodiversity related publications.

The book will be available at NUS libraries. It will also be on sale at RMBR, NUS Co-op, Nature's Niches, Select Bookstore and the Library Shop at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, at a recommended retail price of S$22 (US$17.40) for the paperback version and S$35 (US$27.69) for the hardcover version (p
'/>"/>

Contact: Carolyn Fong
carolyn@nus.edu.sg
65-651-65399
National University of Singapore
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Elsevier launches new journal: International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
2. NTU start-up launches worlds first 3-in-1 water monitoring system
3. Digicel Launches Worlds First Biometric Identification System For International Money Transfers
4. Spectros Launches OnCall Wireless Remote Access for T-Stat
5. NIST launches new website to educate industry about alternatives to mercury thermometers
6. PuraMed BioScience®, Inc., Launches a Marketing Blitz for LipiGesic® M, Its Clinically-Tested Migraine Pain Reliever in the Denver, CO Region to Coincide with the NACDSs Marketplace 2012 Trade Convention
7. NineSigma Launches NineSights, the Worlds First Open Innovation Social Media Destination for Innovation Seekers and Solution Providers
8. MindSpec launches online Autism Reading Room
9. Wiley-Blackwell launches new open-access journal: Food Science & Nutrition
10. WanderID Launches Breakthrough ID Product for Children, Seniors
11. Thomson Reuters Launches Life Sciences Partner Ecosystem to Drive Collaborative R&D Drug Processes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
NUS launches new book on Singapore's rainforests and new free digital nature archive
(Date:4/20/2015)... 2015 Huntington Memorial Hospital is the first ... new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure ... only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been ... physicians to manage heart failure. The CardioMEMS ... the pulmonary artery (PA) during a non-surgical procedure to ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... April 20, 2015 The announcement ... Glenbeigh Records Management (GRM), Ireland,s ... Islamic Bank. Having built up an impressive track record of ... leading player within the records management sector in ... double is GCC staffbase and employ a further eight staff ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 2015 Increasing adoption ... advancement to drive biometric systems market in ... According to a recently released TechSci ... ", biometric systems market in Saudi ... at CAGR of over 22% through 2020. The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Huntington Memorial Hospital Becomes First in the San Gabriel Valley to Offer Patients a New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution 2Huntington Memorial Hospital Becomes First in the San Gabriel Valley to Offer Patients a New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution 3Glenbeigh Records Management Wins Contract With Dubai Islamic Bank 2Glenbeigh Records Management Wins Contract With Dubai Islamic Bank 3Saudi Arabia Biometric Systems Market to Grow at 22% Through 2020, Says TechSci Research 2Saudi Arabia Biometric Systems Market to Grow at 22% Through 2020, Says TechSci Research 3
... antitumor drug could, in theory, shorten patients, long-term survival, comes ... suggests a potentially better option. The study appears in the ... (online April 27). Many cancer treatments work ... growing tumors. Agents that block a vessel-promoting factor called VEGF ...
... Philip E. Bourne, a computational biologist and professor with ... with the 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award this week in ... the free and open dissemination of science and scientific ... April 28, at the annual meeting of the Bioinformatics ...
... international agencies, including the director of the U.S. ... of cooperation that could reduce the number of ... The agreement between the United States, Canada, Japan ... scientific recommendations on alternative toxicity testing methods that ...
Cached Biology News:A longer lasting tumor blocker 2Open access advocate Philip E. Bourne to receive 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award 2Open access advocate Philip E. Bourne to receive 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award 3Countries unite to reduce animal use in product toxicity testing worldwide 2Countries unite to reduce animal use in product toxicity testing worldwide 3
(Date:4/20/2015)... 20, 2015 Stent retriever thrombectomy, an ... in the brain reduced disability after stroke, according ... MD, President of the Society of Vascular and ... a giant step forward that will change the ... patients," said Jovin, who is associate professor of ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... and MENLO PARK, Calif. ... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQX: DMPI) (DelMar and the ... commercializing proven cancer therapies in new orphan drug ... 106th Annual Meeting of the American Association ... the potential for its lead product candidate ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... and Champaign, IL (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 ... the establishment of its 12th clinical research site: PMG ... Research has assumed operation of the clinical research department ... PMG’s footprint outside the Southeast to a second region ... a 150 multi-specialty physician practice enhances PMG’s access to ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... 20, 2015 Orthobiologics are substances ... injuries. The orthobiologics market is a rewarding market, which ... The global orthobiologics market report defines and segments the ... global orthobiologics market was valued at $5,712.4 million in ... 2019, at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2014 to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:SVIN President Tudor Jovin, MD, Co-Leads Groundbreaking Stroke Study In The New England Journal Of Medicine 2SVIN President Tudor Jovin, MD, Co-Leads Groundbreaking Stroke Study In The New England Journal Of Medicine 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Preclinical Data on VAL-083's Potential to Treat Temozolomide-Resistant Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Preclinical Data on VAL-083's Potential to Treat Temozolomide-Resistant Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Preclinical Data on VAL-083's Potential to Treat Temozolomide-Resistant Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Preclinical Data on VAL-083's Potential to Treat Temozolomide-Resistant Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) 5PMG Research Announces the Formation of its 12th Site in Champaign-Urbana, IL 2PMG Research Announces the Formation of its 12th Site in Champaign-Urbana, IL 3Global Orthobiologics Market is Expected to Reach $7,900.2 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2014 to 2019 2Global Orthobiologics Market is Expected to Reach $7,900.2 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2014 to 2019 3
... Jazz,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAZZ ) invites ... of the company,s 2008 investor meeting. The,corporate presentation ... Time on Thursday, March 13, 2008. The meeting ... of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, senior management team will provide ...
... Oncolytics Biotech Inc.,(TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") ... December 31, 2007., "2007 was our most ... the Company,s clinical trial program for REOLYSIN(R) with,Phase ... expanded and,initiated," said Dr. Brad Thompson, President and ...
... 6 Pathway Medical Technologies,which is developing innovative medical ... Buckman has been named as the new,Chairman of the ... been,acting Board Chairman since late 2006., "We are ... He brings,an extensive range of industry experience to the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Reports Highlights and Financial Results for 2007 2Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Reports Highlights and Financial Results for 2007 3Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Reports Highlights and Financial Results for 2007 4Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Reports Highlights and Financial Results for 2007 5Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Reports Highlights and Financial Results for 2007 6Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Reports Highlights and Financial Results for 2007 7Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Reports Highlights and Financial Results for 2007 8Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Reports Highlights and Financial Results for 2007 9Pathway Medical Technologies Names Paul Buckman Chairman of the Board of Directors 2
Immunogen: Recombinant rabbit tryptophan hydroxylase, isolated as inclusion bodies from E. coli and purified by preparative SDS-PAGE. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
Inquire...
... Isoaspartate Detection Kit is intended for quantitative ... and peptides, which can result from the ... of aspartic acid residues during storage or ... on the monitoring of charge differences for ...
...
Biology Products: