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2011-03-02 00:00:27

This week Secure Computing Environments (SCE) will be introducing their educational product, Interactivate + at Intel's Learning Series Summit that is being hosted at the Palazzo in Las Vegas NV. SCE teamed up with The Shodor Education Foundation to create Interactivate + which is an innovative and intensive math intervention program that fills gaps in an individual's math background and utilizes a blended approach that balances in-class instruction with the Web-based content of Shodor's...

2011-01-20 00:00:48

iParadigms, the leader in plagiarism prevention software, today announced a new service that provides individual authors, researchers and freelance writers access to the company's award-winning iThenticate solution. The new service, available today at research.ithenticate.com, allows individuals to cross-reference their manuscripts against a massive database of scholarly material in the scientific, technical and medical (STM) fields with the goal of vetting their material, ensuring that any...

2011-01-19 23:28:08

Special issue of Technology & Innovation peers into peer review The current Special Issue of Technology & Innovation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors â“ž¢, (www.academyofinventors.org), now available on-line at: http://www.cognizantcommunication.com/filecabinet/Technology/techinnovation.html , is focused on the history, process and practice of scientific peer review, with several articles aimed at assessing scientific peer review within...

2010-11-23 09:02:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), today announced the launch of AIP Advances (aipadvances.aip.org), a fast-track, community-style open access journal, focusing on applied research in the physical sciences. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO) AIP Advances offers researchers a new way to rapidly and effectively bring their work to the attention of the global physical...

2010-11-17 17:23:29

"ËœDiaTM' can learn vernacular terms for health problems, symptoms Medical websites like WebMD provide consumers with more access than ever before to comprehensive health and medical information, but the sites' utility becomes limited if users use unclear or unorthodox language to describe conditions in a site search. However, a group of Georgia Tech researchers have created a machine-learning model that enables the sites to "learn" dialect and other medical vernacular, thereby...

2010-10-27 08:22:00

AMSTERDAM, October 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Tribute Website Provides Laureate Research on In-Vitro Fertilization, Revolutionary Processes in Physics and Chemistry, and Labor and Housing Market Theory Elsevier, the leading scientific, technical and medical publisher announced today the launch of a Nobel tribute website (http://www.elsevier.com/nobel) to honor nine 2010 Nobel laureates and provide free access to their research published by Elsevier. The 2010 Laureates...

2010-10-25 13:46:28

In scientific publishing, how much reuse of text is too much? Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech and collaborators have shown that a computer-based text-searching tool is capable of unearthing questionable publication practices from thousands of full-text papers in the biomedical literature. The first step in the process is to find out what is restated before zeroing in on who may have crossed an ethically unacceptable threshold. The findings, published in...

2010-10-25 07:27:00

AMSTERDAM, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - New Feature on SciVerse ScienceDirect Presents Proteins in Three Dimensions, Allowing Manipulation of Molecular Structures, to the Benefit of the Reader Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, medical and technical products and services, introduces Protein Viewer, a new, interactive feature on SciVerse ScienceDirect for the Journal of Molecular Biology (JMB)...

2010-10-19 15:51:22

New findings settle one of the arguments about Open Access (OA) research publications: Are they more likely to be cited because they were made OA, or were they made OA because they were more likely to be cited? The study, which will be published in PLoS ONE on the first day of Open Access Week (18 October), was carried out by a bi-national team of researchers from the University of Southampton's School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) in the UK and l'Universit© du Qu©bec...

2010-09-27 06:04:00

WARSAW, Poland, September 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Versita today announced the launch of Versita Open, where publishers of scholarly journals can choose an open access model and services that best serve their needs. Versita Open has already attracted over 200 journals across numerous disciplines and expects to publish 500 journals in the near future. Versita Open (http://www.versitaopen.com) is an Open Access (OA) platform, which does not impose any open access model on...


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Journal of Applied Polymer Science
2012-07-13 19:44:54

The Journal of Applied Polymer Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Wiley. As of July 2012, the editor-in-chief is Stefano Tonzani, PhD (University of Colorado, Boulder). The journal covers all applications of synthetic and renewably sourced polymers, including batteries and fuel cells, organic electronics, biomedical implants and drug delivery, coatings and packaging. It also covers composites, blends, elastomers, films and membranes, fibers, emulsions and latices,...

Information Systems Journal
2012-07-13 19:33:47

The Information Systems Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1991 by David Avison and Guy Fitzgerald under the name Journal of Information Systems. It was changed to its current moniker in 1994. The journal publishes papers on any aspect of information systems, but has particular emphasis on the relationship between information systems and people, business, and organizations. The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases: Science Citation...

International Journal of Quantum Chemistry
2012-07-13 15:02:28

The International Journal of Quantum Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1967 by Per-Olov Lowdin. The journal moved to an in-house editorial office model in 2011, enlisting a permanent team of professional editors. It publishes original, primary research and review articles on all aspects of quantum chemistry, including an expanded scope focusing on aspects of materials science, biochemistry, biophysics, quantum physics, and quantum information theory. Image...

Aquatic Botany
2012-06-04 18:11:37

Aquatic Botany is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Cees den Hartog, who serves as consulting editor. The journal’s official title is: Aquatic Botany “An International Scientific Journal dealing with Applied and Fundamental Research on Submerged, Floating and Emergent Plants in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.” The journal is dedicated to research on structure, function, dynamics, and classification of plant-dominated aquatic communities and ecosystems. It also covers...

Applied Physics B
2012-05-29 11:25:33

Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer. It is a continuation of Applied Physics, which ran from January 1973 to August 1981, and Applied Physics B: Photophysics and Laser Chemistry, which ran from September 1981 to December 1993. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Frank Trager (University of Kassel). Journal topics include laser physics, linear optics, nonlinear optics, photonic devices, optical & laser materials, and...

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