Food For Africa

Children in East, Southern Africa suffering from severe malnutrition

Unicef warns that at least 1.5 million children in Eastern and Southern Africa are not receiving life-saving treatment for severe wasting…[…]

Hey Teenagers: Pay close attention to the books people try to ban

News Literacy Week_The News Literacy Project

Combating falsehoods from friends and family, or anyone can be difficult. As #NewsLiteracyWeek wraps up today, here are tips for having that difficult conversation. We all can help stop the flood of #Misinformation!…[…]

Stanford engineers develop a robotic hand with a gecko-inspired grip

Across a vast array of robotic hands and clamps, there is a common foe: the heirloom tomato. You may have seen a robotic gripper deftly pluck an egg or smoothly palm a basketball – but, unlike human hands, one gripper is unlikely to be able to do both and a key challenge remains hidden in the middle ground…[…]

In Pursuit of Soul

Last winter, it wasn’t hard finding the soul across twelve small, independent resorts in North America. These mountains had more rich character and stories to tell than we could’ve ever imagined possible. Finally, we are here to share that with you. Produced in partnership with Indy Pass, Filson, and Entabeni Systems, In Pursuit of Soul brings you to Wyoming’s Snow King, Maine’s Saddleback and Black Mountain, Washington’s Mission Ridge and 49° North Mountain Resort, Vermont’s Magic Mountain and Bolton Valley, Idaho’s Lost Trail and Brundage Mountain, New Hampshire’s Cannon Mountain, Massachusetts’ Berkshire East Mountain Resort, and Utah’s Beaver Mountain.

Global Research Report Making it count: Research credit management in a collaborative world

In the world of research, receipt of credit influences motivation and reputation. The way we count documents, and their citation links, is critical to promotion, funding and strategic decision making at the individual, institutional, and national levels.

In this report, the Institute for Scientific Information™:

  • examine how increasing international research collaboration and authorship is making it difficult to understand and interpret the allocation of credit,
  • propose a new metric – the Collaborative CNCI (Collab-CNCI) – a vital innovation for a period when international collaboration is becoming a dominant feature of global research, and
  • invite research users and managers to comment on the relative benefits of the Collab-CNCI in comparison and as a complement to other methods for enabling balanced and timely decisions at the individual, institutional and national levels.

Making it count – Research credit management in a collaborative World (Global Research Report)

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