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New books for Chemical Engineering – June 2012

Biomechanical modelling at the molecular, cellular and tissue levels /Holzapfel, Gerhard A.  Springer, 2010 Biomechanics of soft tissue in cardiovascular systems / Holzapfel, Gerhard A. Springer, 2003 Chemical product design 2nd ed.  /Cussler, E. L. Cambridge University Press, 2011 Definitions, concepts and scope of engineering asset management / Amadi-Echendu, Joe E. Springer, 2010 Graphene: Carbon … Continue reading

Journals – Access for all

Stephen Curry Professor of Structural Biology has written an interesting piece in New Scientist on the issue of open access publishing.

ORCID – Researcher Unique Identifiers

A useful news item in Nature on the introduction of a unique 16 digit digital identifier for every researcher that will help the accurate retrieval of an individual’s research output.  It has the potential to simplify the identification of a researchers’ non- conventional output such as blog posts, podcasts, presentations etc. along with conventional papers in journals and conference … Continue reading