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Academic publishing is an exciting and dynamic industry. In this section, we bring you, the latest updates and news about research publication from across the globe.
Elsevier and American Chemical Society sue ResearchGate for copyright infringement
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Publishing giants Elsevier and American Chemical Society have filed a lawsuit against ResearchGate for unlicensed paper sharing. Several scientific publishers had urged ResearchGate to modify its content-sharing policy, but did not get a favorable response, leading to this legal action. Read on for a detailed account of the issue. 
Richard Thaler wins the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics
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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced American economist Richard Thaler as the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economical Sciences "for his contributions to behavioural economics." 
Who will win the 2017 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences? While there have been several speculations and predictions about the winners, the Nobel Committee is announcing the prize shortly. Please check the video above to watch the announcement.
ICAN wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize
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The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.” Read on to know more. 
“The Remains of the Day” author Kazuo Ishiguro wins the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature
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British author Kazuo Ishiguro was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. While making the announcement for this Prize, the Nobel Committee said, that Ishiguro, “in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.” Ishiguro is well known for his works such as The Remains of the Day, Never Let Me Go, and The Buried Giant. He also won the Man Booker Prize in 1989. 
Who will win the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature? While there have been several speculations and predictions about the winners, the Nobel Committee is announcing the prize shortly. Please check the video above to watch the announcement. Recommended reading: 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to research on circadian rhythm Detection of gravitational waves wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics Research on visualization of biomolecules bags the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Research on visualization of biomolecules sweeps the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded three researchers with the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution." The prize will be shared by Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson. Read on to know more about the award-winning research and how it contributed to the advancement of the field of biochemistry.
Who will win the 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry? While there have been several speculations and predictions about the winners, the Nobel Committee is announcing the prize shortly. Please check the video above to watch the announcement. Recommended reading: 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to research on circadian rhythm Detection of gravitational waves wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics
Detection of gravitational waves wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics
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The detection of the universe’s gravitational waves was a groundbreaking discovery in the field of physics. In recognition of this, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences honored Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish, and Kip Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves." Read on to know more about the prize they will share and their research. 
Who will win the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics? While there have been several speculations and predictions about the winners, the Nobel Committee is announcing the prize shortly. Please check the video above to watch the announcement. Recommended reading: 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to research on circadian rhythm        

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