AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009
The following highlights summarize research papers that have been published in Geophysical Research Letters (GRL), the Journal
of Geophysical Research Atmospheres (JGR-D), or Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3).
In this release:
Ozone depletion reduces ocean carbon uptake
IOS Press announces launch of Journal of Berry Research
Amsterdam, July 22, 2009 Berry research is currently attracting significant applied, commercial and biological interest. Reflecting increasing recognition of the need for a rigorously peer-reviewed publication in this area, IOS Press has announced the spring 2010 launch of the Journal
of Berry R...
Data published in the New England Journal of Medicine support use of raxibacumab (ABthrax) for the treatment of inhalation anthrax
ROCKVILLE, Maryland July 9, 2009 Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today announced publication by the New England Journal
of Medicine of the results of two pivotal animal efficacy studies, which showed the life-saving potential of the Company's human monoclonal antibody drug raxibacum...
Kelvin Lee winner of Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award
The Biochemical Engineering Journal
and the ECI Biochemical Engineering Conferences have announced that Kelvin H. Lee, Gore Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware and Director of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, is the winner of the Biochemical Engineering Journal
Elsevier announces 2008 journal impact factor highlights
Amsterdam, 29 June 2009 Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the highlights of its journal
impact factor performance in 2008. Elsevier overall saw 75% of its journal
impact factors (IF) increase from 2007 to 2008. ...
American Journal of Botany named a top 10 most influential journal of the century
The Special Libraries Association (SLA) has selected the American Journal
of Botany as one of the 10 most influential journals of the past 100 years in the field of biology and medicine. The SLA announced the results on June 16, 2009 at its annual business luncheon in Washington, DC.
New journal on advanced glass research to debut
WESTERVILLE, OH The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) announced today that it is launching of a major new, peer-reviewed scientific journal
dedicated to glass research: The International Journal
of Applied Glass Science ( IJAGS ).
New generations of glass and glass-related materials are incre...
Tips from the American Journal of Pathology
Stromal Caveolin-1 Predicts Breast Cancer Prognosis
Two articles in the June 2009 issue of the American Journal
of Pathology demonstrate the role of stromal caveolin-1 expression as a prognostic marker for breast cancer progression. These articles are highlighted by an accompanying Comment...
Cheap and efficient white light LEDs new design described in AIP's Journal of Applied Physics
COLLEGE PARK, MD, April 7, 2009 -- Roughly 20 percent of the electricity consumed worldwide is used to light homes, businesses, and other private and public spaces. Though this consumption represents a large drain on resources, it also presents a tremendous opportunity for savings. Improving the e...
Major aspergillus genomics supplement published by journal Fungal Genetics and Biology
Amsterdam, 2 April 2009 A major effort from within the Aspergillus community has resulted in the publication of an exceptional supplement by the Elsevier journal
Fungal Genetics and Biology ( www.elsevier.com/locate/yfgbi ). The supplement provides extensive studies based on the genome analysis...
News from the April 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
CHICAGO The April issue of the Journal
of the American Dietetic Association features research studies focusing on vegetarian eating plans; dietary quality among children; and relationships between eating habits and metabolic syndrome.
Vegetarians Face Increased Risk of Eating Disorders
AGU journal highlights -- March 25, 2009
The following highlights summarize research papers that have been published in Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) and Journal
of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres (JGR-D).
In this release:
Coral reefs may start dissolving when atmospheric carbon dioxide doubles
Ocean proximity aggravat...
Tips from the American Journal of Pathology
Tracking Acute Kidney Injury
Dr. Eisei Noiri and colleagues at the University of Tokyo, Japan identified a novel biomarker to monitor acute kidney injury. They present their data in the April 2009 issue of The American Journal
of Pathology .
Acute kidney injury may be reversible if tre...
New ecopsychology journal will premiere in spring 2009
New Rochelle, NY, March 20, 2009 Ecopsychologyan emerging field that explores the psychological origins of environmental issues and ways in which ecology and psychology interact on individual, societal, and global levelsis the focus of a new online peer-reviewed journal, Ecopsychology to be ...
AGU journal highlights -- March 12, 2009
The following highlights summarize research papers that have been published in Geophysical Research Letters ( GRL ).
In this release:
Exploring how corals build their skeletons
Earth cyclones may help explain Venusian vortices
Model relates South Polar ozone concentrations and wind...
News from the March 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
The March issue of the Journal
of the American Dietetic Association features research studies focusing on eating habits of consumers at all stages of the life cycle, from children and adolescents to middle-aged and elderly adults.
Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among U.S. Children
British journal publishes inorganic chemistry research of NJIT professor
Long-range solid-state ordering and high geometric distortions induced in phthalocyanines by small fluoroalkyl group," by lead author Sergiu M. Gorun, PhD, (http://chemistry.njit.edu/people/gorun.php) an associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, will be ...
News from the February 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
CHICAGO The February issue of the Journal
of the American Dietetic Association features research studies focusing on everyday eating habits of consumers.
Americans Are More Aware of Trans Fats, But Not Its Sources
American consumer awareness of trans fats increased during a one-year period ...
Survival in a Changing World: The Journal of Experimental Biology 2009 symposium
Each year, The Company of Biologists ( http://www.biologists.com/ ) organises and supports a themed conference as the basis of a special review issue of The Journal
of Experimental Biology . The main aim of this annual Symposium is to unite outstanding biologists and bring together their varied e...
A re-review of peer review: Leading journal looks to end the 'review nightmare'
Every scientific researcher has asked themselves the question at some stage in their professional career: Why has the paper I submitted to be peer reviewed disappeared into the ether?
Scientists, like most people, desire immediate results. In the case of peer review, researchers want to learn ...
News from the January 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
CHICAGO The January issue of the Journal
of the American Dietetic Association features research studies focusing on everyday eating habits of consumers. Researchers look at why sack lunches may not always meet the nutritional needs of preschool children and how making time for meals directly in...
AGU journal highlights -- Dec. 31, 2008
1. Surprise drop in carbon dioxide absorbed by East/Japan Sea
The East/Japan Sea in the western North Pacific is ventilated from the surface to the bottom of the ocean over decades. Such short overturning circulation indicates that carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) from human emissions is able to pervad...
Tips from the American Journal of Pathology
Fat Tissue Is Sensitive to Irradiation
Researchers led by Dr. Batrice Cousin at Institut Louis Bugnard found that irradiation damages fat tissue. They report their findings in the January 2009 issue of The American Journal
of Pathology .
Radiation therapy directed at cancer management a...
News from the December 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
CHICAGO The December issue of the Journal
of the American Dietetic Association features research studies focusing on the everyday eating habits of consumers. Researchers look at why fast foods continue to be a popular meal choice and methods for adding healthier foods to a person's diet.
French scientist wins the Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize
The Editors of The Journal
of Experimental Biology are pleased to announce that Dr Audrey Dussutour from the University of Sydney is the winner of this year's JEB Outstanding Paper Prize. The award is announced on the 28th November in The Journal
of Experimental Biology at http://jeb.biologis...
AGU journal highlights: Nov. 11, 2008
1. Ups and downs of Greenland's ice sheet
Studies have indicated that the Greenland ice sheet is thinning, likely because of increasing average summer air temperatures in southern coastal regions. To investigate the total loss of the ice sheet's mass from 1958 through 2008, Rignot et al. stud...
Personalized medicine: Innovative online journal leads the way
The recent surge of DNA sequence information resulting from deciphering the human genetic code has acted as a catalyst for innovative technological developments that have been vital in the identification of genes associated with disease pathologies. This has allowed for the development of novel ge...
International Journal of Social Robotics debuts at Springer
Starting in January 2009, Springer will publish the International Journal
of Social Robotics , an important addition to its growing engineering publishing program. The quartely journal
aims to provide an overview of the current state of the social robotics field, how the field and related techno...
New journal shows half-broken gene is enough to cause cancer
Tumour suppressor genes do not necessarily require both alleles to be knocked out before disease phenotypes are expressed. Research published in BioMed Central's new open access journal
PathoGenetics reveals that only one allele of SMAD4 has to be damaged to put a person at risk of pancreatic an...
News from the November 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
November is American Diabetes Month and the Journal
of the American Dietetic Association takes a closer look at how family income can have an affect on a child's risk for the disease. Other studies in the issue take a closer look at children's health including the effect that counseling and incr...
Yale journal finds nanomaterials may have large environmental footprint
New Haven, Conn.Environmental gains derived from the use of nanomaterials may be offset in part by the process used to manufacture them, according to research published in a special issue of the Journal
of Industrial Ecology .
Hatice Şengl and colleagues at the University of Illinois at ...
AGU journal highlights -- Oct. 16, 2008
1. Solar warming pales versus human influence
Both natural and human-induced influences have changed twentieth-century climate, but their relative roles and regional impacts are still under debate. For example, most model-based studies point to increasing human-generated greenhouse gas and ae...
Closing the gap: Journal launch brings together wound-healing knowledge
Until now, controversy has existed as to the exact cell type that produces connective tissue growth factor (CTGF), a key protein in the wound healing process. This knowledge gap is closed in a paper featured in the first issue of Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair , a new open access journal
A new journal where molecular biology meets clinical research
Heidelberg 09 October 2008 The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) proudly announces the introduction of EMBO Molecular Medicine , a new journal
dedicated to a research discipline focused on the interface between molecular biology and clinical research. The new journal, launching in 2...
Audience Selected as Silver Winner in This Year's Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards and Winner of the Semiconductors Category
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Audience today
announced it is the overall Silver Winner in this year's Wall Street
Journal Technology Innovation Awards and the winner of the Semiconductors
By understanding the auditory pathway -- from the cochlea to the
News from the October 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
CHICAGO Research studies featured in the October 2008 Journal
of the American Dietetic Association include:
Dietary Restraint and Gestational Weight Gain
Learner-Centered Nutrition Education Improves Folate Intake and Food-Related Behaviors in Non-Pregnant, Low-Income Women of Childbearing ...
SAGE-Hindawi launch Journal of Dental Biomechanics
Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (16 September, 2008) SAGE-Hindawi today announced the launch of The Journal
of Dental Biomechanics (JDB), the second open access title to be launched in the joint collaboration between SAGE and the Hindawi Publishing Corporation.
The IMF says journal editorial documents dramatic increase in survival since the 1980s
North Hollywood, CA September 11, 2008 - The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)supporting research and providing education, advocacy and support for myeloma patients, families, researchers and physicianstoday said survival outcomes have improved dramatically for patients with multiple myelom...
AGU journal highlights -- Sept. 3, 2008
1. Tracking the dust belt
Dust is one of several types of aerosols in the atmosphere that affects climate in still poorly understood ways. Dust scatters and absorbs solar radiation, cooling the atmosphere, but it can also interact with cloud formation and other climate-affecting processes. La...
Highlights from the September 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
In May 2006, an agreement was reached by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Beverage Association on voluntary sales restrictions on "competitive foods" such as soft drinks at schools. However, researchers at Pardee Rand Graduate School say limiting the availability of soft dr...