March 2014 Weekly Bytes

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The results announced last week by the BICEP2 telescope team at the South Pole appear to provide the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation--the inconceivably rapid expansion of the universe a...

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The table below lists prominent journals in a given specialty area according to three separate measures, based on metrics found in...

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The table below lists prominent journals in a given specialty area according to three separate measures, based on metrics found in...

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Abstract: “The human genome encodes the blueprint of life, but the function of the vast majority of its nearly three billion bases is unknown. The Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (...

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Abstract: “Since its introduction in 2001, MrBayes has grown in popularity as a software package for Bayesian phylogenetic inference using Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods. With this note,...

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[Authors' affiliations: 7 institutions worldwide]

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Abstract: “A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in proton-proton collisions with the ATLAS detector at the LHC is presented. The datasets used correspond to integrated luminosities of...

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Spain’s world share of science and social-science papers over a recent five-year period, ranked according to percentage of papers in each of 21 main fields indexed by Thomson Reuters. Also, Spain’...

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Of UK institutions, those below contributed the highest numbers of papers to the field of Information Science & Library Science over a recent five-year period. Based on each institution’s...