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Monthly Archives: June 2016
About the new EPJ app that includes our journals, EPJ Data Science, EPJ Nonlinear Biomedical Physics, EPJ Quantum Technology, and EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation.
(Guest post by Kai-Erik Peiponen, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the European Optical Society—Rapid Publications) The Journal of the European Optical Society Rapid Publications (JEOS: RP) started to publish in 2006 scientific articles in the fields of photonics and optics. JEOS: RP has started from 1st May, 2016 a new chapter, namely SpringerOpen is now our publishing partner. This… Read more »
Researchers have struggled to develop good tissue scaffolds for engineering cardiac tissue for regenerative medicine. Now, researchers with the Chinese People’s Armed Police Forces have developed a scaffold using carbon nanohorns that shows promise. The therapeutic challenge is to repair damaged cardiac tissue (from myocardial infarctions) and reverse congestive heart failure. This kind of tissue… Read more »
Why is SpringerPlus ceasing publication? Ultimately, we felt that SpringerPlus covered too wide a range of disciplines, from the natural sciences to engineering and the social sciences. These are very different research communities, with very different needs when submitting or transferring manuscripts, and a one-size-fits-all journal is not the solution. You can read more in… Read more »13
(Guest post by Steven Inchcoombe and Heinz Weinheimer) Some of the most exciting changes driven by the internet, and the development of open access publishing in the last few years include the explosion in sound science publishing, partly fuelled by megajournals. Publishers are still experimenting with the megajournal model. The STM Association describes megajournals as “characterized… Read more »40
(Guest post by Kazumasa Iwai) In the solar corona, there exist various dynamical phenomena such as flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs), which are thought to be caused by the interactions between the coronal magnetic field and plasma. Hence, coronal science usually requires a precise measurement of coronal plasma parameters, such as the magnetic field,… Read more »2
The 12th International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries (RRB-12) was held in the beautiful Flemish city of Ghent. Springer was there, including the open access journals Sustainable Chemical Processes and Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture.