13 Results for

elsevier

Article

Scientists make a dead rodent see-through, and it isn't pretty

A transparent mouse might sound like something in the next Neil Gaiman novel. But they're very real, very creepy and could be very important to science.

By August 1, 2014

Article

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 December 7, 2013

Article

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 September 26, 2013

Article

Inkling inks new publisher deals, $16M funding

E-book platform Inkling has new deals with Pearson and Elsevier, a new $16 million funding round, and has hired new execs.

By July 17, 2013

Article

Did Higgs yield the most authors in a science study?

Two research papers on the hunt for the "God particle" pass muster with peers and yield an authors' list of Biblical proportions.

By September 10, 2012

Article

How the NBN will change education

The NBN will change education irrevocably, in the same way that the construction of railroads did so long ago.

By July 10, 2012

Article

White House pressures AOL, Google over pirate sites

AOL, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo already prohibit pirate Web sites from joining their ad networks. But the White House says those four companies "are being encouraged" to do more.

By March 30, 2012

Article

FTC stops short of calling for new 'Do Not Track' law

Federal Trade Commission privacy report doesn't call for a Do Not Track law targeting Web companies. Instead it takes aim at third-party "data brokers" like Lexis Nexis and Choicepoint.

By March 26, 2012

Article

Amazon lets students rent Kindle textbooks

Online retailer now lets students rent textbooks for the Kindle, and you can keep your highlighting after your rentals expire.

By July 18, 2011

Article

Tech activist takes on governments over 'copyrighted' laws

In the 1990s, Carl Malamud prompted the SEC and Patent Office to put their databases online. Now he's focusing more broadly on liberating government data, which is often sold for a princely sum.

By September 25, 2008