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Where do the world's cattle, chickens, pigs live? Check out these cool maps (sheep and goats coming)

Map of the global distribution of cattle in 2006, by Tim Robinson et al., May 2014 (photo credit: ILRI/Livestock Geo-Wiki).

A new article on the super-cool general-interest news site… 496 more words

ILRI

Production Plummets at PLOS--But For a Good Reason

Publication output in the largest open access journal, PLOS ONE, plummeted precipitously in the first month of 2015, declining from 2176 research articles in December 2014 to just 676 articles in January 2015. 671 more words

Metrics And Analytics

A Clinical Index to Predict Progression from Mild Cognitive Impairment to Dementia Due to Alzheimer's Disease

A Clinical Index to Predict Progression from Mild Cognitive Impairment to Dementia Due to Alzheimer’s Disease
Source: PLoS ONE

Background
Mild cognitive impairment is often a precursor to dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, but many patients with mild cognitive impairment never develop dementia. 102 more words

Science

open access for who?

Beautiful Uppsala.

A lot has been written about the push for open access publishing in academia. In case you’re not familiar with it, it means publishing in journals where content is available, free of charge, online, to everyone. 1,317 more words

Life

PeerJ--A PLOS ONE Contender in 2015?

PeerJ is entering its fourth year of operation, which may not sound like a long time for a new publisher, but in the world of start-ups, four years is often when its founders begin to seriously evaluate their future. 1,142 more words

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