Archive: 06/20/2012

UK move to 'open access' in publishing 'misguided'

Advocates of “open access” publishing in academia say a UK report that proposes spending £60 million a year to make all publicly-funded research free to access will protect the profits of publ ...

dateJun 20, 2012 in Other
shares0 comments 1

Trade protectionism stifling IT sector: study

Big emerging markets led by China are increasing protectionist measures in the tech sector, hurting one of the most dynamic parts of the global economy, a US industry study said Wednesday.

dateJun 20, 2012 in Business
shares0 comments 1

Anchoring points determine fate of stem cells

(Phys.org) -- Researchers were positive: a substrate’s softness influences the behaviour of stem cells in culture. Now other researchers have made a new discovery: the number of anchoring points to which ...

dateJun 20, 2012 in Polymers
shares0 comments 0

New printing method for nanostructures

(Phys.org) -- Swiss researchers have developed an economic, fast and reproducible method for printing tiny structures with a simple printing method. Now they are planning a spin-off.

dateJun 20, 2012 in Nanomaterials
shares0 comments 0

The network's skeleton

(Phys.org) -- Sometimes the distinctive character of a whole resides in just a few of its parts, for example in particular forms and colours of a painting, in the most important ingredients of a dish, or in ...

dateJun 20, 2012 in Computer Sciences
shares0 comments 0

Via satellite: staying in touch at sea

Working on the high seas can be lonely separated from friends and family for weeks at a time. Communications via satellite close this gap by providing the means to stay in touch. Now, with ESA’s support, ...

dateJun 20, 2012 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0

In the shadows of Saturn's rings

(Phys.org) -- Titan appears to be strung like a bead on Saturn’s rings, which cast shadows onto the southern hemisphere of the gas giant in this beautiful image from Cassini.   Faint but exquisi ...

dateJun 20, 2012 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 0

A problem shared

A study into the effectiveness of shared ownership schemes, which help first-time buyers get a foot on the property ladder, has found that mobility out of the sector is not as good as hoped.

dateJun 20, 2012 in Economics & Business
shares0 comments 0