News tagged with academic journals

Checking out open access

From Wikipedia to shareware, the Internet has made information and software more widely available than ever. At the heart of this explosion is the simple idea that information should be open and free for anyone. Yet with ...

Jan 30, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

Distracted drivers: Your habits are to blame

(Phys.org) —More than a decade of research has shown that using a handheld or hands-free phone while driving is not safe because the brain does not have enough mental capacity to safely perform both tasks at once.

Jun 04, 2013 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Crisis in academic publishing

"In almost every country in the world, research is supported by public funds. When researchers publish their results in academic journals, they do so for free. The results are also reviewed by peers for free. ...

Jun 19, 2012 5 / 5 (6) 4