The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society will expand its open-access program in 2016 with today's announcement of ACS Omega, a new open access, multidisciplinary chemistry journal publishing peer-reviewed research of broad impact from around the world. The Society made the announcement at the opening of Pacifichem, the international chemistry conference co-organized by the ACS, which is taking place in Hawaii this week.
A new technology from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, could help companies and factories cut their energy bills by as much as 10 percent.
There is a need to improve treatment for this disease, and the EORTC in collaboration with European Thoracic Oncology Platform and with the sponsorship of MSD (known as Merck in the US and Canada) has now opened EORTC-ETOP trial 1416 to investigate the use of pembrolizumab in patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer after resection and completion of standard adjuvant therapy.
In the European DEMOSOFC project, Convion Ltd and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd will demonstrate fuel cell systems for high-efficiency cogeneration of heat and power from biogas produced in connection with waste water treatment in Italy.
As global electric vehicle sales continue to rise, the European Union opened the first European Interoperability Center for Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids last month to make sure all of these cars have a standard plug and equipment that can work anywhere.
The presidents of Technische Universität Darmstadt, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, and Goethe University Frankfurt have signed a cross-border framework agreement intended to promote further collaboration between the three universities. This strategic alliance of the Rhine-Main Universities with a total of about 107,400 students, 1,440 professors, and more than 70 cooperation projects is aimed at expanding and permanently securing existing collaborations in research, teaching, academic continuing education, and the promotion and mentoring of young research talents.
New virtual-reality capabilities emerging at the Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality -- or BEMR -- Lab, in San Diego, California, will make dramatic impacts across the Navy and Marine Corps, including advancements in affordable virtual training, data assessment, firing of weapons and even basic concepts of operations.
Close enough doesn't cut it in the spacecraft assembly cleanroom at NASA Goddard's Space Flight Center, where engineers are building an elevation-measuring instrument to fly on the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 or ICESat-2. Recently, engineers tested the instrument's pinpoint accuracy.
With the help of light-emitting diodes as small as neurons, University of Michigan researchers are unlocking the secrets of neural pathways in the brain.
Nature Publishing Group, part of Springer Nature, has announced the results of its ground-breaking 12-month content sharing initiative to support collaborative research. The trial has concluded with positive results and the initiative to offer on-platform sharing of the full text of nature.com articles using ReadCube's enhanced PDF technology will continue indefinitely.