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IOP Publishing renews journals contract with IPEM

IOP Publishing is pleased to announce a renewed contract with the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), for the continued publication of two of its journals – Physics in Medicine and Biology and Physiological Measurement.

28 Nov 2016

Shaping the nanoscience landscape – IOP Publishing launches Nano Futures

IOP Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of Nano Futures, a new high-impact, multidisciplinary journal that will be positioned through an editorial policy geared strictly to capturing groundbreaking, future-oriented research with long term influence for nanoscience.

24 Nov 2016

IOP Publishing partners with Altmetric to improve author services

IOP Publishing has announced a new partnership with Altmetric and Digital Science, to provide its authors and readers with a deeper understanding of how published research is being used and discussed.

21 Nov 2016

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.

Congratulations to the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics laureates

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4 Oct 2016

Physicists refine polymer model to study the origins of life

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4 Oct 2016

Scientists explore oil clean-up properties of aquatic ferns

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18 Aug 2016

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

Research News

Researchers measure vortex breakdown in a bird’s wake for the first time – thanks to 3D printed goggles

New research has shed light for the first time on how the breakdown of strong vortices birds create by flapping their wings limits our ability to calculate the lift they generate to fly.

7 Dec 2016

Link and node analysis charts language survival

Model examines the interplay between the use of a language and the preference or attitude of the speakers towards it Bilingual speakers play an important role in language survival, according to the results of a new study published in the New Journal of Physics.

30 Nov 2016

Study finds evidence of Deepwater Horizon oil in land-based birds

Results highlight food-web link between oil exposure and a terrestrial ecosystem The ecological consequences of an environmental disaster can extend further than one may imagine as effects propagate through interconnected food webs.

16 Nov 2016

Novel reaction microscope scheme targets biologically relevant molecules

Latest spectrometer design is more sensitive to chemical fragments and can distinguish between isomers with more than one carbon atom Researchers in Germany and the US have upgraded the performance of a reaction microscope so that the technique — known as Cold Target Recoil Ion Momentum Spectroscopy, or COLTRIMS for short — can be extended […]

11 Nov 2016

Middle East dust storm not caused by conflict, study finds

Climate change, not the ongoing regional conflict, was behind last year’s huge dust storm in the Middle East, according to new research published in Environmental Research Letters.

8 Nov 2016

Cheap loans for renewables would drive global energy transition

Achieving the global energy transition will not only require the introduction of carbon prices.

7 Nov 2016

Physicists make it possible to 3D print your own baby universe

Researchers have created a 3D printed cosmic microwave background – a map of the oldest light in the universe – and provided the files for download.

28 Oct 2016