World's first magma-enhanced geothermal system created in Iceland
In 2009, a borehole drilled at Krafla, northeast Iceland, as part of the Icelandic Deep Drilling Project (IDDP), unexpectedly penetrated into magma (molten rock) at only 2100 meters depth, with a temperature ...
Researchers describe how to cause older Apple computers to video record without turning on LED light
Women's presence in science is not reflected in peer-review authorship or citations
After reviewing the authorship of 5.4 million peer-reviewed articles, University of Montreal information scientist Prof Vincent Larivière and colleagues from UQAM and University of Indiana have established ...
Investigation reveals black market in China for research paper authoring
Statistician suggests raising statistical standards to reduce amount of non-reproducible studies
Loss and damage from climate change
An open access special issue of the International Journal of Global Warming brings together, for the first time, empirical evidence of loss and damage from the perspective of affected people in nine vulnerable countries. The ar ...
Research paper publishing sting reveals lax standards of many open-access journals
Study group claims free access to research papers has reached a 'tipping point'
Landfill nation: What makes consumers less likely to recycle?
Consumers are more likely to toss a dented can or a chopped-up piece of paper into the trash than to recycle it, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research that examines recycling habits.
Researcher wonders about parents of the future
New research out of Queen's University indicates that women are changing their views on bearing children.
University of California adopts open-access policy for research papers
When retailers strike out twice: How to turn customer revenge into reconciliation
Canceled flights, lost luggage, a product confirmed to be "in stock" that turns out to be on back order after you've driven 20 minutes to get it—most everyone has at some time experienced anger and frustration over similar ...
Rising levels of 'underemployed', according to new research paper
More and more people want to work longer hours – but can't because there isn't a demand for their services. Meet the "underemployed".
Taiwan's HTC reports record low net profit
Taiwan's smartphone maker HTC said Monday net profit slumped 98.1 percent in the three months to March compared to a year earlier, hitting a record low of Tw$85 million ($2.83 million).