Bellanger / Verdicchio: Open Access und die Konfiguration der Publikationslandschaften

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Open Access und die Konfiguration der Publikationslandschaften Silke Bellanger (Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek Luzern) & Dirk Verdicchio (Uni Basel) ABSTRACT In der wissenschaftlichen Praxis scheint Open Access nur Vorteile zu bringen. Da Open Access-Werke mit einem normalen Internetzugang von überall her zugänglich sind, entfallen die Notwendigkeit auf Zeitschriften über bestimmte IP-Adressen zu zugreifen ebenso wie die Kosten und die Wartezeiten bei Artikelbeschaffungen....

Saving Young Lives in Zambia

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Anti-malarial drugs are being used inappropriately for sick children in Zambia -- a problem that can be addressed by arming community health workers with a simple rapid-diagnostic test and a supply of antibiotics, a study led by researchers at Boston University School of Public Health has found. Listen to Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, assistant professor of international health at BUSPH, and David Hamer, professor of international health at BUSPH, discuss the study. Learn more at...

Introduction Science Cafe: The Science of Countering Terrorism: Psychological Perspectives

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In this Science Café, two scholars, Fathali Moghaddam (Georgetown University) and Ian McGregor (York University, Toronto), described research on the underpinnings of extremist behavior. Together the researchers addressed the macro-level social and psychological processes that underlie extremism and the "staircase" to terrorist activity as well as more micro-level social neuroscience mechanisms that explain zealous reactions to perceived psychological threats.

Models of Society - Part B

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Dr Karey Harrison "Models of Society", Part A, Lecture for ENG2002: Technology & Society course at USQ, 30 August 2010

Models of Society - Part A

submitted by: Karey
Dr Karey Harrison "Models of Society", Part A, Lecture for ENG2002: Technology & Society course at USQ, 30 August 2010 Links referred to in lecture: Maxwell's kinetic theory of gases http://www.mhhe.com/physsci/chemistry/essentialchemistry/flash/gasesv6.s... Non linear thermodynamics Turbulence http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoBc60iUq2I http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0OUqMqrrrk Discontinuities - Phase transitions...

The Scientific Breakdown

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What is science? Hint: it isn't just tests and lab goggles.