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2014-06-25 23:13:12

STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the American Diabetes Association (ADA)—publishers of the journals Diabetes®, Diabetes Care®, Clinical Diabetes®, and Diabetes Spectrum®—has signed on to participate in PRE-val. Diabetes and Diabetes Care will be the first two ADA journals to participate. Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Publishers of leading diabetes journals to use new tool to validate peer review. STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the...

2014-06-09 12:31:00

Dr. Stephen Gallo will discuss factors influencing scientific peer review of grants RESTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 10, 2014, Dr. Stephen Gallo of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) will participate in a panel discussion as part of the 2014 Tri-Agency Peer Review Workshop to be held in Ottawa, Canada. The meeting, "Inside - Out: Perspectives on Maintaining High Quality Peer Review in Changing Times", is sponsored by the Canadian...

2014-05-30 23:06:27

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, the only non-governmental funder of peer-reviewed research, has updated its peer-review process for evaluating research grant proposals. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), the only non-governmental funder of peer-reviewed mesothelioma research, has announced an update to its peer-review process for evaluating research grant proposals, to once again match the process by the...

2014-05-27 12:29:18

The Winnower is an Open Access, Open Review Publishing Platform for Scientists BLACKSBURG, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Winnower, an open access online science publishing platform that employs open post-publication peer review, was officially launched today. Founded by Virginia Tech graduate student Josh Nicholson, The Winnower serves as a cost-effective alternative to traditional scientific publishing and emphasizes transparency, open discussion and debate in all...

2014-04-04 12:26:23

Canadian Center of Science and Education recently changed its policy towards preprinted articles, to provide better services for scholarly authors, readers, and the community. TORONTO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Introduction to Canadian Center Of Science And Education Established in 2006, Canadian Center of Science and Education (CCSE) is a for-profit, private publisher, which delivers unsurpassed support and services to researchers and educators in not only Canada but...

2014-04-03 13:12:15

Individuals who wish to identify potential problems in the scientific literature can either choose to report their grievances privately (with the expectation that the issue will be appropriately handled) or they can post their accusations publicly. Clearly there are many reasons for dealing with unproven and potentially damaging allegations privately, however a new study suggests that when this route is followed a much smaller percentage of the allegations result in a correction to the...

2014-03-26 15:57:01

Support for the subject has declined, but its study can avoid costly mistakes for society Support in developed countries for natural history—the study of the fundamental nature of organisms and how and where they live and interact with their environment—appears to be in steep decline. Yet natural history provides essential knowledge for fields as varied as human health, food security, conservation, land management, and recreation. In the April issue of BioScience, a group of scientists...

2014-02-19 12:27:20

Through Sciedu Press, Authors are given credit where due TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What is Sciedu Press? Sciedu Press is a leading online publisher of scholarly journals and e-articles. The publisher uploads thousands of articles every year for users to download for free. The Gold Open Access Model The Sciedu Press follows a Gold Open Access model, which makes it much easier for authors to upload their work. The Gold Open Access model is accessed for free....

2014-02-19 12:27:14

Publishers' solution to increase public access to scholarly journals receives broad-based support WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Support for the Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States (CHORUS) reached a milestone with the endorsement of its 100(th) signatory. CHORUS is offered by the publishing community as a solution to federal agencies, research institutions, and the public to provide access to peer-reviewed articles reporting on research...

2014-02-19 12:26:36

Macrothink Institute says that the bill allows for easier spread of knowledge LAS VEGAS, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What is Macrothink Institute? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/MN67376) Macrothink Institute is a private online publisher dedicated to the spread of knowledge through open access scholarly journals and articles. All of Macrothink Institute's journals are open to the general public for download to aide in their research. The online...


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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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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