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2014-09-24 04:21:58

AMSTERDAM, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First published papers now available online on ScienceDirect Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of a new peer reviewed open access journal, Preventive Medicine Reports (PMR) [http://www.elsevier.com/journals/preventive-medicine-reports/2211-3355 ]. Preventive Medicine Reports will serve...

2014-02-03 08:24:05

AMSTERDAM, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Access journal MethodsX provides a home for publishing work which otherwise remains unpublished Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com/_nocache ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced a new concept methods journal: MethodsX [http://www.elsevier.com/locate/methodsx ]. Researchers spend up to 80% of their time customizing and tweaking existing...

2010-11-15 10:14:00

ST. LOUIS, November 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - 439 new Titles Span 24 Diverse Subject Areas Bringing SciVerse ScienceDirect Total to 12,500 eBooks Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today its 2011 eBook collections available for advance purchase and to be released on SciVerse ScienceDirect, its online scientific knowledge platform. The 2011 offerings total 439 titles spread across 24...


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.'