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IOP Publishing collaborates with JournalMap

IOP Publishing and USDA's Agricultural Research Service have signed an agreement to add more than 1000 articles from IOP's journal Environmental Research Letters to the JournalMap literature discovery database.

04 Nov 2014Bristol, UK
Physics World app

New fully responsive app – first of its kind for physics magazines

With mobile and tablet access now an essential tool for researchers, IOP Publishing has launched a new fully responsive app for its world-renowned Physics World magazine.

28 Oct 2014Bristol, UK

Rhapsody in blue: Japanese trio scoop the 2014 physics Nobel

IOP Publishing congratulates Japanese-born scientists Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura on becoming the latest Nobel prize laureates.

08 Oct 2014Bristol, UK

IOP Publishing in the news

Many of IOP's products, people and developments regularly appear in the media. A selection of this coverage is listed below. IOP Publishing is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

Smart material chin strap harvests energy from chewing

Covered by BBC News, Daily Mail and Vice Magazine

. 17 Sept 2014Smart Materials and Structures

Used-cigarette butts offer energy storage solution

Covered by the Popular Science, Guardian and Daily Mail

. 05 Aug 2014Nanotechnology

Researchers target smartphone cameras with "smart glass" micro iris

Covered by BBC and Gizmag

. 19 Jun 2014Journal of Optics

Scientists find best way to rid a garden of snails

Covered by The Telegraph, LA Times and The Independent

. 16 May 2014Physica Scripta

High speed solar winds increase lightning strikes on Earth

Covered by Nature News, Guardian and New Scientist

. 15 May 2014Environmental Research Letters

Research news

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Sweet-smelling breath to help diabetes diagnosis in children

The potential to quickly diagnose children with type 1 diabetes before the onset of serious illness could be achieved using a simple, non-invasive breath test, according to new research published today. 26 Nov 2014Bristol, UK

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Sun's rotating 'magnet' pulls lightning towards UK

The Sun may be playing a part in the generation of lightning strikes on Earth by temporarily ‘bending’ the Earth’s magnetic field and allowing a shower of energetic particles to enter the upper atmosphere.

19 Nov 2014Bristol, UK
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Researchers calculate "hidden" emissions in traded meat

An international team of researchers has, for the first time, estimated the amount of methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) that countries release into the atmosphere when producing meat from livestock, and assigned the emissions to the countries where the meat is ultimately consumed.

14 Nov 2014Bristol, UK
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Twisted light waves sent across Vienna

A group of researchers from Austria have sent twisted beams of light across the rooftops of Vienna.

12 Nov 2014Bristol, UK
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In November's Physics World: The "valley of death" facing physics start-ups

In this month’s issue of Physics World, James Dacey explores the ways in which physicists are bridging the “valley of death” to take their innovations from the lab into the commercial market.

03 Oct 2014Bristol, UK
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Doubt cast over air pollution link between childhood leukaemia and power lines

Researchers from the UK have called into question a theory suggesting that a previously reported risk of leukaemia among children born close to overhead power lines could be caused by an alteration to surrounding air pollution.

31 Oct 2014Bristol, UK
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Measuring on ice: Researchers create "smart" ice skating blade

An ice skating blade that informs figure skaters of the stresses they are imposing on their joints has been developed by a group of researchers in the US.

21 Oct 2014Bristol, UK