“The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes the “Science Matters” newsletter to inform the general public about its research and advocacy activities on behalf of the American public. The newsletter was first published in 2010, and is a terrific source of information on everything from green chemistry to renewable energy. In the About this Issue area, visitors can learn about the topical focus of each issue. In the Science Features, visitors can read articles such as “Nanomaterials: Harnessing the Potential, Understanding the Risks” and “Partnerships for a Safer Chemical Future.” Users shouldn’t miss the Ask a Scientist feature, which profiles a different EPA scientist in each issue. The In the News area brings together updates about new partnerships with colleges, universities, and international collaborators. [KMG]”
Source: The Scout Report (Univ. of Wisconsin) – May 3, 2013
“Targets” reviews, communications and regular papers. Intersects the fields of materials and molecular science. Wants high-impact works in: materials design, synthesis, growth, analysis, characterization, properties and functions, fabrication and device manufacturing, and system integration and applications of materials.
Editorial by NAS President Ralph Cicerone An editorial by NAS President Ralph Cicerone will appear in the March 19 print edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. On the occasion of NAS’s 150th year of service to the nation, Cicerone discusses the missions and work of the Academy and not only its historical significance but also its value in the future.”
What’s New @ The National Academies, Monday, March 12, 2013
In other news from Knowledgespeak Newsletter, today: the Proceedings of the NAS will be stored in Portico. As an electronic archiving service provider, Portico will act as a perpetual access mechanism for this title.
"Springer is pleased to announce the publication of the 500th volume in the best-selling series, Methods in Molecular Biology. To commemorate this milestone, we have made some protocols from this 500th volume – Systems Biology, edited by Ivan Maly – available for free online at SpringerProtocols.com. As this new volume demonstrates, Springer continues to publish protocols at the cutting-edge of research." From an email ad from the publisher, 4/23/09.
PUL has an ongoing subscription to this Springer series. We’ve not yet received volume 500 — but we have received #528. (They often come out of sequence.) You may want to follow their link. They have ways to store your own protocols, and videos of some, and links to the newest with RSS feeds…similar to Wiley’s offerings.