Surgical Case Reports is now being published by SpringerOpen and it will soon be joined by JA Clinical Reports and IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vision and Applications. The addition of these journals to the portfolio adds to the growing number of Japanese society open-access journals published by SpringerOpen in fields such as clinical medicine, life sciences and computer science.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the International Solar Energy Society are pleased to announce a renewal of their publishing agreement. Under the agreement, Elsevier will continue to provide publishing services for the society's journal Solar Energy. ISES and Elsevier have worked together continuously since 2002.
The Kogod Made in America Auto Index was assembled by Associate Professor Frank DuBois, an expert in global supply chain management, at American University's Kogod School of Business.
DNDi and four pharmaceutical firms, Eisai Co Ltd., Shionogi & Co Ltd., Takeda Pharmaceutical Ltd., and AstraZeneca plc have announced the start of a ground-breaking initiative to accelerate and cut the cost of early stage drug discovery for two of the world's most neglected diseases, leishmaniasis and Chagas disease.
The Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness at Louisiana Tech University is conducting human trials to determine if electric and hybrid electric vehicles traveling at low speeds provide sufficient sound to be safe for pedestrians, especially those who are blind and visually-impaired.
A lot of users are using outdated mobile devices that fail to reach adequate speeds on mobile networks. This is shown by measurements shared by the users of Netradar, a free mobile application that measures mobile connections and devices. The impartial Netradar application is developed and run globally by Aalto University in Finland.
The organization PULSE has announced the results of a pilot certification program for undergraduate life science departments. PULSE is a collaborative effort to catalyze the adoption of the principles outlined in the 2011 Vision and Change Report: A Call to Action, published by the AAAS. The eight participants in the pilot program were chosen from among more than 70 applicants.
To mark the beginning of the 2015 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, NASA has released a new collection of scientific animations that look inside hurricanes to help explain what makes them tick using NASA satellite data.
A University of Wisconsin-Madison animal scientist has developed an antibiotic-free method to protect animals raised for food against common infections.
Technology is making health-care services that may have once seemed available only within a doctor's office accessible to the general public, according to new research from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.