News tagged with paper

Lessons about damming in Australia

The push for development in northern Australia is gathering momentum, with the government recently releasing a draft of its Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to help finance large projects.

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Environment
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How did that make it through peer review?

How did that make it through peer review? I've heard that asked many times over the years. It has been uttered by senior colleagues, grad students, amateurs, and just about everyone else, too. The query is usually raised ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Other
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The ins and outs of peer review

If you are at all familiar with the operation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) you will know that, while the various authors are (unpaid) professionals of one sort or another with their own research ...

dateJan 26, 2016 in Other
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Graphene oxide 'paper' changes with strain

The same slip-and-stick mechanism that leads to earthquakes is at work on the molecular level in nanoscale materials, where it determines the shear plasticity of the materials, according to scientists at Rice University ...

dateJan 19, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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