Jurassic pork—what could a kosher time-traveler find to eat in previous geological eras?
Monthly Archives: October 2015
Public health agencies could capitalize on streams of data related to patients on the internet but only once interpretation methods have been validated.
To celebrate OA Week—and also our sixth month of blogging—below you’ll find a list of the posts about open access we’ve published on the blog since we launched in April.
When publishers have to compete for every article, we have to offer better products and services in order to prove our value. This competition—an inherent part of open access—has already led to innovations and improvements for authors.
Almost all physico-chemical characteristics of earth-forming materials are influenced by the presence of H2O. As N. L. Bowen stated in 1928, H2O plays the role of Maxwell’s demon—it does just what a petrologist may wish it to do [p. 282, The evolution of the igneous rocks (Bowen, 1928). In the following decades, this has been proven to be the case not only in petrology but in every field of solid Earth science.1
We’re pleased to announce that Robert S. Langer, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has joined the Editorial Board of Progress in Biomaterials.
International Geomagnetic Reference Field: An effort of standardization of the Earth’s magnetic field every five years
(Guest post Summarized by Hirokuni Oda) Special issue “International Geomagnetic Reference Field—the twelfth generation” was published as one of the thematic series of SpringerOpen journal “Earth, Planets and Space” (EPS). This special issue synthesizes the efforts made during the construction of the twelfth generation of the International Geomagnetic Reference Field (IGRF-12) that was released online in… Read more »
Rising gasoline prices are related to increased motorcycle sales. Increased motorcycle sales are related to increased motorcycle fatalities. The questions are: Why? And what to do about it?
This month we catch up with Professor Elias Brinks, Editor-in-Chief for Physics and Astronomy. Professor Elias Brinks earned his doctorate in astrophysics at Leiden University in The Netherlands. After Postdoctoral Fellowships at ESO Garching (Germany) and the Royal Greenwich Observatory (UK) he moved to the USA to take up a position as Associate Scientist at… Read more »1
An original study from journal EJNMMI Research: What happens when healthy rats are injected 68 Ge/ 68 Ga generator eluate?
This study evaluates the absorption, distribution, and excretion of Gallium-68 ( 68 Ga) radionuclide after a single intravenous (i.v.) injection of 68 Ge/ 68 Ga generator eluate in healthy rats.