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IOP Publishing to expand double-blind peer review after pilot success

IOP Publishing (IOP) has announced the expansion of its double-blind peer review programme, following a successful pilot on two of its journals.

19 Feb 2018

Stanford scientist wins inaugural Steven Vogel Young Researcher award

Dr David Lentink from Stanford University, USA, has been named winner of the inaugural Bioinspiration & Biomimetics Steven Vogel Young Investigator Award 2017.

25 Jan 2018

STMP now indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded

Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties (STMP) is now indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).

24 Jan 2018

IOP Publishing in 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.

Did cutting edge optics help Rembrandt draw self-portraits?

Covered by The New York Times, The Times, The Daily Mail and The Smithsonian

14 Jul 2016

Knuckleball machine delivers soccer science

Covered by The Daily Mail, Discovery News' Seeker and Gizmodo

13 Jul 2016

KM3NeT unveils detailed plans for largest neutrino telescope in the world

Covered by The Daily Mail, International Business Times and Popular Science

24 Jun 2016

Radical pair analysis overcomes hurdle in theory of how birds navigate

Covered by The Washington Post

9 Jun 2016

Addressing antibiotic resistance: breath analysis aims to reduce unnecessary prescriptions

Covered by The Daily Mail, Medical News Today and Medical Daily

8 Jun 2016

Research News

Reports of coal’s terminal decline are premature

Rapid expansion of coal power plants in Turkey, Indonesia and Vietnam – Climate targets need active policy While fewer new coal-fired power plants are now being built in China and India, the planned expansion in the use of coal in fast-growing emerging economies, such as Turkey, Indonesia and Vietnam, will in part cancel out the […]

8 Feb 2018

Critical thinking could be key for debunking climate myths

In a world where post truth, alternative facts, and fake news are everyday terms, a team of researchers have developed a strategy to help debunk misinformation about climate change.

7 Feb 2018

Human skin pigmentation recreated – with a 3D bioprinter

A new method for controlling pigmentation in fabricated human skin has been developed by researchers from A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) and the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing (SC3DP) at Nanyang Technological University.

24 Jan 2018

‘Heart-on-a-chip’ process aims to speed up drug testing

Testing new clinical drugs’ effect on heart tissue could become quicker and more straightforward, thanks to new research from Harvard University.

17 Jan 2018

California’s water saving brings bonus effects

Water-saving measures in California have also led to substantial reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and electricity consumption in the state.

12 Jan 2018

Action needed now to save forest area the size of India

An area of forest the size of India will be lost by 2050 unless carbon pricing and anti-deforestation policies are put in place.

20 Dec 2017

More ambitious climate targets could save coastal ecosystems

The difference between the Paris climate agreement’s two alternative temperature targets – 1.5°C (2.7°F) and 2.0°C (3.6°F) above pre-industrial levels – may be the difference between life and death for some coastal ecosystems threatened by sea-level rise.

13 Dec 2017