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Scientists Hunt for ‘God’ particle

The Higgs boson (the particle that gives all matter its mass) — sometimes referred to as the “God particle” has recently made news. This particle was found by smashing protons together at high energy in the $10 billion Large Hadron … Continue reading

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Springer Images – Scientific photos, graphs, histograms, figures, and tables.

Springer launched SpringerImages, a collection of 1.6 million scientific, technological, and medical images including photos, tables and figures, charts, graphs, histograms, and other illustrations. It includes images from Springer publications and a small but growing collection of open access images. … Continue reading

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Hot Release! 2008 Journal Citation Reports!

The 2008 edition of Journal Citation Reports has just been released today, June 19, 2009.  The 2008 edition includes: 350+ titles with their first ever Journal Impact Factor Five Year Impact Factors and Eigenfactor™ Metrics You can browse by subject … Continue reading

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Top ten lists of journals by Article Influence™ score and Eigenfactor™ score

Eigenfactor™ and Article Influence™ are two new metrics to assess a journal’s prestige. They have been included in the Journal Citation Reports and are searchable from eigenfactor.org. See the top ten lists of journals by Article Influence™ score and Eigenfactor™ … Continue reading

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New Features in Journal Citation Reports 2007

The newest release of JCR 2007 provides new metrics to evaluate journals: Five-Year Impact Factor – Gives a broader range of citation activity for a more informative snapshot over time. For journals in subjects where citation activity continues to rise … Continue reading

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Web of Science New Features

Web of Science now has grant search options! “Funding Agency” and “Grant Number” can be searched from the “Search” mode and the “Advanced Search” mode.

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Source of Moon's Magnetism Found

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/090115-moon-core.html

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TOP 10 STRANGEST THINGS IN THE UNIVERSE: Hypervelocity Stars

http://dsc.discovery.com/space/top-10/strange-universe/space-10-weirdest-things-universe.html

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Key Molecule for Life Found in Habitable Region of the Galaxy

http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/11/sugar-molecule.html?npu=1&mbid=yhp

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