Palgrave Macmillan and Springer have decided to align their eBook collections, collating all Palgrave Connect eBooks on SpringerLink and adding thousands more to the Springer Book Archives, as a result of the recent combination of Macmillan Science and Education and Springer Science+Business Media to create Springer Nature.
Huawei Cloud Congress and Beijing Genomics Institute signed a partnership agreement to establish 'Big Data Genome Storage System' with the objectives for better gene technology workflow, co-design and to innovate large data storage system for research work.
In an effort to accelerate timelines and decrease development costs of life-saving vaccines, the Infectious Disease Research Institute and Sanofi Pasteur today announce the establishment of the Global Health Vaccine Center of Innovation, to be headquartered at IDRI in Seattle. This project is funded in part by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute in California, USA, and two German institutes, the Center for Integrated Psychiatry Kiel and the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, have announced a partnership to advance the quality control of human stem cells.
'Autism & Beyond,' a free app developed at Duke, uses an iPhone's self-facing camera to assess a child's emotional state while viewing various stimuli on its display screen. The app is built on Apple's open source ResearchKit, promising medical researchers a global reach with standardized consent forms and protocols.
This fall scientists at the University of Nebraska, with partners at Google, Inc. and the University of Idaho, introduced the latest evolution of METRIC technology -- an application called EEFLUX, which will allow anyone in the world to produce field-scale maps of water consumption.
Carnegie Mellon University and Georgetown University have created 'Six Degrees of Francis Bacon,' a groundbreaking digital humanities project that recreates the British early modern social network to trace the personal relationships among figures like Bacon, Shakespeare, Isaac Newton and many others. The website lets academics, students and anyone else interested in this period view and add to the network. The site currently identifies more than 13,000 individuals and highlights approximately 200,000 relationships.
Researchers at Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus have developed an impact-diverting decal that, when affixed to a helmet, can significantly reduce the sharp twisting and compression of the brain that occurs during most helmet impacts. For football teams, it could be a game changer. The technology has been tested and is now available for use on the field.
SAGE is pleased to announce a new partnership with the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology to publish the International Journal of Qualitative Methods. An open access publication, this official journal of IIQM is a resource for a global community of academics, students, and professionals who undertake qualitative research.
A free app developed at the University of Kansas with support from the National Science Foundation will enable anyone with an iPhone or iPad to discover and classify fossils with the eye of a scientist. The Digital Atlas of Ancient Life is available now at no cost for download from iTunes.