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Can Online Games Solve Science Questions?

Started as an academic collaboration of computer scientists and biological scientists, these multiplayer social online games use crowdsourcing solutions for scientifc problems. These games are pioneering a completely new way to do science by helping researchers crack the hidden secrets of protein folding and … Continue reading

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Mathematics, Paper Folding, and Viruses

An intriguing, easy to read, and recent addition to the library is the book entitled “A Mathematical Tapestry: Demonstrating the Beautiful Unity of Mathematics” by Peter Hilton and Jean Pedersen.  This book examines polyhedral geometry, number theory, combinatorial geometry, and … Continue reading

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Chemistry Central Journal receives its first Impact Factor (0.82)

Chemistry Central Journal has just received its first Impact Factor of 0.82. http://www.journal.chemistrycentral.com/

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Science magazine and JoVE announce scientific-video partnership

Science magazine and JoVE start partnership for joint video-publication. The first joint video-article: http://www.jove.com/index/Details.stp?ID=1561 and press release: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-08/aaft-sma081309.php

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Chemistry Central Journal gains 1st Impact Factor

“…the 1st official Impact Factor of 0.82 for Chemistry Central Journal, as reported in the latest edition of Thomson Reuter’s Journal Citation Reports. The 1st impact factor is is an important stage in the development of Chemistry Central Journal as … 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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RSC acquires ChemSpider

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) announced today that it has acquired ChemSpider, heralding a breakthrough investment for the organisation and for the Chemistry Community. ChemSpider is a free online service providing a structure centric community for chemists. Providing access … Continue reading

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NIH Challenge Grants in health and science research

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ep/challenge.html The application due date is April 27, 2009.

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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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