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2014-06-16 08:25:42

AMSTERDAM, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new release of Pure helps researchers more efficiently find streams of funding and enables them to further expand their collaboration networks Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of Pure 5 [http://www.elsevier.com/online-tools/research-intelligence/products-and-services/pure/release5 ] ,...

2014-06-10 12:26:27

AMSTERDAM, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from Scopus ensures up-to-date presentation of researcher IDs in ORCID for five-year review of Portuguese R&D units Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced that it has been selected by the national funding agency for science and technology in Portugal, Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia (FCT), to provide...

2014-04-22 08:30:20

MOSCOW, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Russian university to have access to Elsevier's research information management system Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced it has reached an agreement with Russia's Ural Federal University (UrFU) to provide its researchers, faculty members and management with access to...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'