Monthly Archives: November 2011

Soil Erosion: Raising Awareness on Current Environmental Issues

Soil erosion and desertification might not be on your daily agenda nor it is on the agenda of governments’ urgent matters but be aware, drylands make up almost 40% of the Earth’s land and its over-exploitation as well as degradation … Continue reading

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Your daily science updates: now you have 16 brand new books to choose from

Opening science to a globally wider audience than ever is a tough job; nevertheless, we at InTech keep working hard day by day to publish all the latest research in the most dynamic scientific research areas. Why? It’s all in … Continue reading

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So Light It Almost Beats a Feather: The Wonderful World of Nanomaterials

“The new material redefines the limits of lightweight materials because of its unique “micro-lattice” cellular architecture. The researchers were able to make a material that consists 99.99% of air by designing the 0.01% solid at the nanometer, micron and millimetre … Continue reading

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Thanks-Reading 23 New Open Access Books

What to be thankful for if not for free information flow? Choose anything from Pizoelectric transducers to conjunctivitis while browsing through our collection of 23 new titles. If you follow through, you will find out we now have approximately 800 … Continue reading

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Share Open Access Worldwide: A Reflexive Documentary Coming Soon!

SHOW 2011 (share/openaccess/worldwide) was the first-of-its-kind event to celebrate Open Access Week in Croatia, organized by InTech’s Katarina Lovrecic and Ana Nodilo at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. We tried to catch a glimpse of the future age … Continue reading

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It’s time to stack all of your books and make space for more as InTech has just published online 18 new books

The temperatures have dropped almost everywhere unless you are located in the southern hemisphere so what better way to spend your free time than get cosy inside and browse through InTech’s latest publications, for free. You will find all the … Continue reading

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Turn over a new leaf in one of our 25 new books

As outside the leaves are turning colour, why not turn the pages in one of our latest editions. Actually, we have 25 to choose from. You will find our recent collection of 25 books in the fields of Science, Technology … Continue reading

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Openness Shock: Are We Mice or Are We Academics?

“Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. (John Steinbeck)” A link to an article stood out among the Berlin9 tweets rush yesterday during the Harold Varmus … Continue reading

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Commenting Science: Afterlife Affairs-Are We Politically Incorrect in Recognising True Innovators?

One word, actually two: Steve Jobs. Born in 1955, Steven Paul Jobs was our era’s leader among leaders. Can we contest this statement? No. The person, better defined as a persona behind Apple was THE man, both figuratively and literally. … Continue reading

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Berlin 9: Future of Open Access in Humanities

The Berlin Declaration, a document from 2003 that outlines concrete steps to promote the Internet as a medium for disseminating global knowledge, sees this distribution of knowledge as an obligation for the signing members: “We, the undersigned, feel obliged to … Continue reading

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