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Blogging deemed beneath the hallowed halls of academia

After the International Studies Association proposes a ban on blogging for editors of its journals, faculty groups raise their swords.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Academia.edu acquires Plasmyd to let peers review papers

The online repository of academic research papers is building in a new variant of the ages-old peer-review process to scrutinize academic work.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Academia.edu raises funds to build a Facebook for scientists

Startup hopes to overhaul how researchers publish papers, making them freely available to all and substituting social-network success for the traditional peer-review process.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Sony offers Move.Me for researchers, academia

Sony launches a new software application at the Game Developers Conference allowing researchers and academics to bring PlayStation Move functionality to their PCs.

By Mar. 2, 2011

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Keys to the Internet up for grabs at global summit

An international conference is underway, discussing the transition plan for Internet governance and how multiple "stakeholders" will play a role in that transition.

By Apr. 22, 2014

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NSA recruits college students for cyber-operations program

The government agency known for its secretive surveillance tactics is opening academic cybersecurity training centers in five US universities.

By Jul. 15, 2014

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Old school vs. new school as academic publishers brawl over Web

A startup hip to the ways of the Web and a publishing rival from pre-Net days are trying to teach each other a lesson. It's a tussle involving research papers and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

By Dec. 7, 2013

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RMIT researchers bring bird-like flight to unmanned drones

RMIT University researchers are aiming for a world-first by developing unmanned drone aircraft that mimic the flight patterns of birds.

By Apr. 6, 2014

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Google grappling with 70,000 'right to be forgotten' requests

The search giant's plight reveals the challenges inherent in trying to comply with a controversial and complex law.

By Jul. 11, 2014

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Pew pew! Scientists hatch plan to laser-blast space junk

Scientists have come up with a very video game-like way to take out orbiting space debris using ground-based lasers.

By Mar. 10, 2014