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Scientific Publisher Springer To Pull Computer-Generated Research Papers
2014-03-02 05:45:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the average reader, the line between jargon-heavy scientific research and unintelligible gibberish is a fine one, but apparently Joe Sixpack isn’t the only one who occasionally has trouble telling the difference. On Thursday, scientific journal publisher Springer announced that it would be removing 16 fake research papers from its archives after learning that they were essentially computer-generated nonsense. The firm said...

2012-03-15 23:01:42

New study suggests people save no more than half of their inheritance Ever wondered what other people do with their inheritance? Do they save, spend or turn it down? According to Jay Zagorsky, from The Ohio State University in the US, it would appear that for roughly every dollar inherited, people save about one-half and either, spend, donate or lose the rest. His work, based on the analysis of data from two large samples of the US population, is published online in Springer's Journal of...

2011-05-31 03:00:00

BRUSSELS, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global scientific publisher Springer announced on Tuesday (May 31) that it has selected Verizon's integrated networking solution to help unify Springer's global network infrastructure. Springer works with some of the world's best academics and authors, delivering high-quality knowledge and information to customers around the globe through its network of 55 publishing houses in 20 countries. Verizon is providing Springer with a fully managed virtual...

2011-05-19 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Springer Science+Business Media, a leading global scientific publisher of books and journals, and TEMIS, a leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, today announced they have agreed on a broad extension of their strategic collaboration on semantic enrichment and linking of content for the SpringerLink platform. A global leader in Scientific, Technical and Medical publishing, Springer Science+Business Media...

2011-01-18 04:54:00

BERLIN and PARIS, January 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Supervisory Board of SeLoger.com Recommends to the Shareholders of SeLoger.com to Tender Their Shares to the Revised Offer - Cancellation of the Extraordinary General Meeting of SeLoger.com Convened on the 20 January 2011 Following an agreement reached between the two groups, Axel Springer announced that it will file a friendly revised offer for the shares of SeLoger.com at a price of EUR38.05 per share (the...

2011-01-11 00:00:43

DeepDyve (http://www.deepdyve.com) today announced that Springer (http://www.springer.com) has agreed to make journal articles from more than 100 journals in key subject areas such as biomedical, public health, and business and economics available through DeepDyve's online rental service for research articles. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 DeepDyve (http://www.deepdyve.com) today announced that Springer (http://www.springer.com) has agreed to make journal articles from more than...

2010-04-12 08:00:00

TORONTO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin Enterprises Limited, the global leader in series romance and one of the world's leading publishers of women's fiction, announced today that the company has expanded its international operations by signing a deal to acquire full ownership of its German publishing business, Cora Verlag, from Axel Springer Verlag, Harlequin's joint venture partner in the country since 1976. The transaction is subject to German regulatory approval. (Logo:...

2009-09-30 12:33:01

Federal officials say they are considering giving killer whales in Washington state's Puget Sound a broader protective zone. Boats are now required to stay 100 yards away from the whales. The proposed National Marine Fisheries Service regulations would double that and would also close off a half-mile channel off San Juan Island between May and September, The Seattle Times reports. The rules would apply to whale-watching boats and recreational boaters but not to commercial fishermen, cargo...

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2009-08-11 12:55:37

The titan of trailer-trash talk television, Jerry Springer, will call a stage in Stamford, Conn., his TV home for a while. NBC officials said they moved production of the shows -- produced for syndication by NBC Universal -- to Connecticut because of the state's favorable film tax credits, The Hartford Courant reported Tuesday. NBC has a multiyear lease on the Rich Forum, a former stage theater, and said it plans to tape about 160 episodes of Springer's show, as well as The Steve Wilkos Show...

2009-04-24 09:47:00

Popular bike attachment now fits more bicycle makes/models and works with more dog sizes RALEIGH, N.C., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Used successfully by over 500,000 dog-loving bicyclists, mushers and K9 corps around the world, the Springer bicycle attachment that allows cyclists to exercise themselves and their pets at the same time is now available through Springer America (http://www.springeramerica.com), recently named exclusive North American importer. The Springer uses a low-mounted,...


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