The winners of the prestigious Shaw Prize, which is also called the "Nobel Prize of Asia," for 2014 were announced on 27 May, 2014, at a press conference held in Hong Kong.
China, one of the the leading contributors to global scientific output and research, has joined the shift to open access. The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), one of the country’s... Read More
This year’s Shaw Prize is especially noteworthy. It will be the first ceremony of this prestigious international award to be held since the passing of its founder Mr. Run Run Shaw.
The perplexing case of the STAP cell research, which caught the world’s attention, continues to remain in news. You can read the entire story in brief here.
Recent groundbreaking papers published in Nature on January 29, 2014 by stem-cell biologists have created a media storm for three reasons: confusion over non-replicability, duplication of images, and... Read More
As noted in my previous post, a handful of the STAP authors from RIKEN have issued a protocol exchange document detailing ‘essential technical tips’ to reproduce STAP cells. The listed protocol goes... Read More
The STAP stem cells situation, as I write this down, represents a can of worms whose lid has been pried open by scores of scholarly commentators, most of them active researchers in the field, on... Read More
Nitin Nair, Managing Editor, Center of Excellence for Business and Finance, had a memorable experience at the third biennial conference of the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) in Ahme
As part of our continuous efforts to stay abreast of the latest trends in the field of radiotherapy, CACTUS/Editage attended a Continuing Medical Education program on Modern Day Radiation Oncology... Read More
CACTUS/Editage participated in the 24th Annual Congress of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) held at the University of Exeter from August 31stto September 2nd, 2013. In attendance were... Read More