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2014-09-16 16:22:43

The Open Atmospheric Society takes a new approach to atmospheric science, becoming the first society of its kind to be a cloud-based online organization RENO, Nev., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Open Atmospheric Society, known as "The OAS" for short announces its formation, and readiness to accept charter members. The purpose of The OAS is to provide a paperless and entirely online professional organization that will represent individuals who have been unrepresented by existing...

2014-09-15 20:21:57

Next Steps Include Issuing Draft for Public Comment WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved for public comment PCORI's proposed process for peer review and public release of its primary research findings. The public comment period opens today and runs through Friday, Nov. 7. The draft outlines how PCORI proposes to meet its legislative mandate to conduct peer review of the...

2014-09-12 04:20:25

Leading healthcare publisher alleviates reviewer fatigue with ScholarOne Reviewer Locator PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with British Medical Journals (BMJ), a prominent publisher of healthcare research, to optimize the efficiency of the article peer-review process and solve the industry-wide problem...

2014-09-08 12:24:59

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JournalGuide - a free tool created by Research Square to help researchers choose the best journal for their manuscript - has added a new designation to its database to help authors identify the most reputable publishing options. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143857 Journals with this new Verified status are confirmed to be included in at least one high-value index or vetted by more than one subject-specialized index, saving...

2014-09-03 23:13:09

Led by accrediting bodies, leading IROs deliver a greater breadth of services. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Independent review is a critical component for ensuring the use of appropriate evidence-based health care along the continuum. Health plans, consumers and other invested parties benefit from the expertise of accredited independent review organizations (IROs) at multiple touch points within the health care system. As a core function, IROs provide objective, evidence-based...

2014-08-18 16:24:19

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) will convene a meeting of scientific society leaders, scientific journal editors, scientists, and government officials in Washington, DC, this December to facilitate a discussion of issues related to increasing public access to scientific data. The daylong meeting, which will be held in association with the annual meeting of AIBS Council, is made possible by a grant from the US...

2014-08-04 12:23:16

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will be collaborating with the Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States (CHORUS) as a component of its model for providing public access to peer-reviewed articles that report on DOE-funded research. CHORUS is a collaborative service developed by the not-for-profit organization CHOR, Inc. to provide easy public access to scholarly works. "Powered by the robust...

2014-07-30 23:02:18

AllMed webinar provides insight into effective practitioner evaluation practices in peer review. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Hospitals continually face the challenge of monitoring and evaluating the quality of care that their practitioners provide. During a recent AllMed webinar, the company’s CEO, Mr. Andrew Rowe, discussed the importance of establishing effective peer review practitioner evaluation in order to improve physician performance and quality of care. With regard to...

2014-07-08 10:57:37

Grand Valley State University Compared to scientists working in other countries, U.S.-based scientists are underrepresented as authors of articles on the potential role of innate variation in athletic performance that are published in peer-reviewed science journals, according to Grand Valley State University researchers. The findings are published in the online journal SpringerPlus. The research, conducted by Michael P. Lombardo, professor of biology, and Shadie Emiah, a Grand...

2014-06-30 23:20:46

AllMed webinar provides insight into why leadership and culture matter in peer review as well as ways hospitals can use that information to create environments for effective peer review. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Peer review has long been regarded as an essential component of safe and effective patient care, but the process often suffers due to conflicts of interest, lack of internal expertise and resources, and unclear or inconsistent standards. During a recent AllMed webinar,...


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PLoS Medicine
2012-05-17 15:12:48

PLoS Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in October 2004. It is the second journal of the Public Library of Sciences, which publishes open-access material. All material in PLoS Medicine is published under the Creative Commons license. To fund the journal, the publication’s business model requires that authors pay publication costs. PLoS Medicine provides an innovative and influential venue for research and comment on the major challenges to human health worldwide. It...

PLoS ONE
2012-04-30 14:56:25

PLoS ONE is an open-access peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS). It was established in 2006 as a beta version. In August 2008 it moved from a weekly publication schedule to a daily one, publishing articles as soon as they became ready. In October 2008, it came out of “beta.” In September 2009, PLoS ONE made full online usage of every published article publicly available. The founding managing editor was Chris Surridge. He was succeeded by...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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