Monthly Archives: September 2016

Recognition for review: rewarding contribution

Many reviewers feel that some form of public acknowledgment is more valuable than monetary payment when it comes to their services. In this podcast, Elizabeth Moylan discusses how publishers can recognize and reward the work that peer reviewers do.

Broadway Boogie Woogie

Broadway Boogie Woogie

In a new paper in Heritage Science, researchers at the Museum of Modern Art in New York use state-of the-art techniques to analyse Piet Mondrian’s emblematic Broadway Boogie Woogie.

Third International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience (ICMNS 2017)

We are delighted to announce the 3rd International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience (ICMNS 2017), to be held at the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, Colorado from May 30 to June 2 (Tutorials: May 30; Main Conference: May 31 – June 2). *Abstract submission will open in October/November for both contributed talks and posters. *Student presenters… Read more »

‘Fishing out’ the missing elements in a publication


Sheevendra Sharma discusses here how scientific publications are often measured solely by their end result, missing the important contributions that come before this and introduces Profeza, a platform they co-founded with the intention of changing this dynamic.

Aluminum for drug delivery

Alumina nanopores

Drug delivery remains one of the key challenges in drug discovery and deployment. And although one would ordinarily think of drug deployment as pharmacological, sometimes, nanotechnology and materials science can help, as a recent article in Nanoscale Research Letters demonstrates.