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Defining the #ScholarlyCommons - Reimagining #ResearchCommunication (Workshop Report)

‘Today’s dominant modes and models of scholarly communication stem from 350 years of tradition around scholarly and scientific dissemination through printed materials. As has been often noted, current forms of electronic communications recapitulate these practices and perpetuate the reward systems built around them. 106 more words

Reports

Exercise may reduce risk of 13 different cancers: Study

(Source: m.todayonline.com)

NEW YORK — Anyone who still needs motivation to move more may find it in a new study showing that, in addition to its other health benefits, exercise appears to substantially reduce the risk of developing 13 different varieties of cancer. 823 more words

Current Affairs

Next round of innovative program gets funding from early participant

By Kasey Worst

A little funding can go a long way.

Trish Abalo won a $1,200 grant to help people in dire need overseas, and she knows exactly what she is going to do with it. 632 more words

Students

New Technologies In A Therapy Of Ovarian Cancer. Part 3 of 3

New Technologies In A Therapy Of Ovarian Cancer – Part 3 of 3

The next step is to continue research into the treatment. A second study being presented at the conjunction focused on an experimental drug to treat women whose ovarian cancer has developed resistance to platinum-based chemotherapy. 132 more words

Health

New Technologies In A Therapy Of Ovarian Cancer. Part 2 of 3

New Technologies In A Therapy Of Ovarian Cancer – Part 2 of 3

The first-phase studies aren’t designed to make up one’s mind if the drugs actually work, but are instead supposed to analyze whether they’re safe. 161 more words

Health

New Technologies In A Therapy Of Ovarian Cancer. Part 1 of 3

New Technologies In A Therapy Of Ovarian Cancer – Part 1 of 3

New Technologies In A Therapy Of Ovarian Cancer. A romance but preliminary new treatment for ovarian cancer has apparently produced complete alleviation for one patient with an advanced form of the disease, researchers are reporting in April 2013. 235 more words

Health

Tummy problems? Just swallow this stomach-repairing origami robot made of meat

(Source: arstechnica.com)

A chunk of meat that bursts open once eaten and unleashes a robot that crawls around inside of your stomach sounds like something from a horror movie. 353 more words

Technology