The first scientific study of the September 27, 2014 eruption of Mount Ontake; and one of the first to use pre-eruption seismic surveys to build a model for predicting the hard-to-predict phreatic volcanic eruptions.
Monthly Archives: July 2015
Not only did they find that happy neighborhoods tended to talk to other happy neighborhoods (and likewise less happy neighborhoods with less happy neighborhoods) but also that smaller communities are happier than larger ones.
Paying for journal publication pre-dates the open access movement. They used to be called “page charges.”
Most of Las Vegas’ water use comes from households; and while the per capita water use has gone down somewhat in recent years, the city’s overall population growth has more than canceled that out. And while there are actions that the city has taken, those actions will eventually lose effectiveness.
The SpringerPlus Team & Board of Editors are proud to announce that SpringerPlus has been accepted for indexing by Thomson Reuters. The Journal will be listed in SCIE (ISI Web of Science), the Journal Citation Reports, Biological Abstracts, and BIOSIS. SpringerPlus will also receive its first Impact Factor in June 2016! Being accepted for these… Read more »40
The upshot? With easy-to-synthesize magnesium-doped zinc oxide nanosheets as battery anodes, perhaps the battery in your next iPhone might last for a lot more charging cycles.
In the end, the authors suggest using all possible means—education, providing free or subsidized helmets, legislation—to get as many cyclists as possible to wear helmets. I always do, and have been grateful for mine when my bike and I have gone down.
The Journal of Interaction Science has two new Thematic Series open for submission.
(Guest post, cross-posted from The Journal of Headache and Pain, by Timothy J. Steiner, Gretchen L. Birbeck, Rigmor H. Jensen, Zaza Katsarava, Lars J. Stovner, and Paolo Martelletti) From time to time, there is news that is of particular consequence to all people affected by headache. In December 2012, Lancet published the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD2010). We wrote then : “Few reports are likely… Read more »2
Did the oceans cause plate tectonics? That’s the question that a new study in Earth, Planets and Space titled “Evolution of the Earth as an andesite planet: Water, plate tectonics, and delamination of anti-continent” sets out to answer.