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  • November 30, 1999
  • 12:00 AM
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Copyright vs Medicine: If this topic isn’t covered in your newspaper this weekend, get a new newspaper

by Neurobonkers in Neurobonkers

After thirty years of silence, authors of a standard clinical psychiatric bedside test have issued take down orders of new medical research. Doctors who use copies of the bedside test which will have been printed in some of their oldest medical textbooks are liable to be sued for up to $150,000.... Read more »

Newman, J., & Feldman, R. (2011) Copyright and Open Access at the Bedside. New England Journal of Medicine, 365(26), 2447-2449. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1110652  

  • November 30, 1999
  • 12:00 AM
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Is this journal for real?

by Neurobonkers in Neurobonkers

This year 134 suspect new journals have appeared from the abyss, all published by the same clandestine company “Scientific & Academic Publishing, USA“... Read more »

Morrison, Heather. (2012) Scholarly Communication in Crisis. Freedom for scholarship in the internet age. Simon Fraser University School of Communication. info:/

  • November 30, 1999
  • 12:00 AM
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A Slippery Supernova Remnant and its Compact Companion

by Brooke N in Smaller Questions

Astronomers prove supernova remnant G350.1–0.3 is in our galaxy; explain its asymmetric, shell-less structure; and constrain parameters of its compact central object.... Read more »

Gaensler, B., Tanna, A., Slane, P., Brogan, C., Gelfand, J., McClure-Griffiths, N., Camilo, F., Ng, C., & Miller, J. (2008) The (Re-)Discovery of G350.1-0.3: A Young, Luminous Supernova Remnant and Its Neutron Star. The Astrophysical Journal, 680(1). DOI: 10.1086/589650  

  • November 30, 1999
  • 12:00 AM
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How to spot exo-Earths...

by Invader Xan in Supernova Condensate

It seems like we’re not going to stop discovering new exoplanets anytime soon. Around one sixth of all exoplanets currently known can be observed transiting their star’s disk. Given that transits are precisely what NASA’s Kepler mission is going to spend the next three years looking for, that number is certainly set to increase over the coming months. But with exoplanet transits comes a unique opportunity to study them…... Read more »

Pallé, E., Osorio, M., Barrena, R., Montañés-Rodríguez, P., & Martín, E. (2009) Earth’s transmission spectrum from lunar eclipse observations. Nature, 459(7248), 814-816. DOI: 10.1038/nature08050  

  • November 30, 1999
  • 12:00 AM
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The Smith Cloud: The biggest thing you've never heard of

by Brooke N in Smaller Questions

The Smith Cloud, a high-velocity neutral hydrogen cloud in the halo of the Milky Way, helps explain how the Galaxy has been able to continue forming stars at its current rate, despite an apparent lack of interstellar gas.... Read more »

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