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2013-11-09 23:03:14

Puricorp is committed to better science, better technology and better testing to continually yield superior clinical results. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Puricorp Holdings announced publication of a peer-reviewed clinical pilot study in the esteemed Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy. The published research article is titled: Significantly Reduced Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) Scores in Moderate to Heavy Drinkers: A Pilot Study. The review by...

2013-10-30 16:23:11

A Look at its Efforts to Guard Copyrights and Intellectual Property TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sciedu Press (Linkedin) is a Toronto-based scientific publishing house. It offers scholarly journals and books that cover a broad range of fields like sciences, education, social sciences, engineering and business. Through its publications, Sciedu Press aims at providing professionals with the latest research findings of their peers. That aside, the publisher also sponsors...

2013-10-23 23:23:05

Academia tackles next building block in the movement toward open science San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Academia.edu, the world’s largest online community of scientists, today announced the company has acquired Plasmyd, a peer review and discussion platform for papers. The goal of the acquisition is to utilize Plasmyd’s experience in fostering peer review online to build a more reliable validation system around research. Joining Academia.edu are Plasmyd’s co-founders...

2013-10-18 08:24:16

Dr Arieh Warshel, editor of Journal of Thermodynamics & Catalysis, receives 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry HENDERSON, Nev., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Arieh Warshel, a Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, receives the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, together with Michael Levitt and Martin Karplus for their work in "the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems". Dr Warshel is a contributing editorial member in the Journal of Thermodynamics &...

2013-10-09 12:47:22

Are scientists any good at judging the importance of the scientific work of others? According to a study published 8 October in the open access journal PLOS Biology (with an accompanying editorial), scientists are unreliable judges of the importance of fellow researchers' published papers. The article's lead author, Professor Adam Eyre-Walker of the University of Sussex, says: "Scientists are probably the best judges of science, but they are pretty bad at it." Prof. Eyre-Walker and Dr...

2013-10-05 23:02:53

Authors need not worry about rejections, as a complete feedback based revision is done under this service (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Editor Pages has launched a dedicated service for authors whose journal papers and articles have been rejected by publishing houses. They will undertake a complete assessment of the papers and revise with a 360 degree perspective to ensure that they get accepted in the next attempt. Many a times, research papers get rejected at the first instance because of...

2013-10-05 23:02:51

Acclaimed reviewers from the domains of law, social science, medical and surgical studies, literature and IT are now part of the team (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 About 20 experts from various countries have joined Dissertation Peer Review as peer reviewers. The new members on board have already started getting a positive response, as many scholars have submitted their papers for review to these specialists. Apart from in depth domain knowledge and years of academic experience, these...

Journalist Publishes Bogus Research In Journals
2013-10-04 11:15:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those looking to make a philosophical or political point will sometimes question clinical researchers’ personal motivations in an attempt to discredit scientific findings they don’t agree with. Some science skeptics will no doubt be emboldened by the recent work of John Bohannan, a correspondent for the journal Science, who recently revealed he had successfully passed off a bogus research paper that was published by 157 open-access...

2013-09-18 13:15:36

Traditional peer review is not enough to ensure data quality amid the recent boom in scientific research findings, according to results of a 10-year collaboration between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and five technical journals. While production of research data is growing about 7 percent annually, about one-third of papers submitted to participating journals contained erroneous or incomplete chemical property data, according to a report by 32 authors from NIST...

2013-09-12 12:28:04

Survey finds professional societies face declining membership and growing expectations RESTON, Va., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An article published in the September issue of BioScience highlights the challenges facing biological societies and offers insights for scientific societies to respond and adapt to the changing dynamics of 21(st) century science. The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) surveyed 139 biology societies to better understand the...


Latest Peer review Reference Libraries

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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