Journal RSS feeds from RSC Publishing were the first from a scientific publisher to include the graphical abstract. This latest innovation means that RSS feeds from RSC journals will also display ontology terms and compound details, including the 2D image. Users will be able to see at a glance whether the paper is relevant to their research. In addition, hidden coding within the RSS feed allows the metadata to be read by machine – another step towards the “semantic web”.1
“This is another example of a learned society publisher bringing unique benefits to the subject community” explained Richard Kidd, Manager of Editorial Production Systems in RSC Publishing. “We are proud to be at the forefront of publishing innovation once again.”
The enhanced RSS feed is the latest development in Project Prospect, a unique service developed by RSC Publishing with academic partners. Phase one, launched in February 2007, provided hyperlinked compound information within the HTML, links to terms from the IUPAC Gold Book, plus links from ontology terms to definitions and related papers. Feedback since launch has also resulted in improvements to the Toolbox from which these enhancements are available. Compound structures are now shown with a single click, navigation within the Toolbox has been enhanced – and the Toolbox itself can be made transparent, avoiding any interference in visibility when viewing the article.The developments have been enthusiastically received by authors and readers alike: "[Project Prospect] really adds a new dimension to the papers and is certainly the start of something exciting for the future of journal publishing”
Dr Nicholas Leadbeater, University of Connecticut, USA
“This is a very powerful resource to the research community and invaluable for students” Professor Stephen Haswell, University of Hull, UK
"I really appreciated the features of this implementation in the HTML version of the paper. I believe this initiative greatly enhances the utility of a printed article for readers." Dr. Sandra Monti, Istituto per la Sintesi Organica e la Fottoreattività, Italy
To see for yourself, look out for the Project Prospect icon in RSC journal contents lists that identifies enhanced articles. So far, 500 articles have been published that feature these enhancements: find out more at www.projectprospect.org
(1) Compounds are identified in the RSS feeds using the IUPAC InChI identifier; ontology terms are from the Gene Ontology, Cell Ontology and Sequence Ontology.
Melanie Charles | alfa
New Technologies for A/V Analysis and Search
13.04.2017 | Fraunhofer-Institut für Digitale Medientechnologie IDMT
On patrol in social networks
25.01.2017 | Fraunhofer-Institut für Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation IAO
The formation of stars in distant galaxies is still largely unexplored. For the first time, astron-omers at the University of Geneva have now been able to closely observe a star system six billion light-years away. In doing so, they are confirming earlier simulations made by the University of Zurich. One special effect is made possible by the multiple reflections of images that run through the cosmos like a snake.
Today, astronomers have a pretty accurate idea of how stars were formed in the recent cosmic past. But do these laws also apply to older galaxies? For around a...
Just because someone is smart and well-motivated doesn't mean he or she can learn the visual skills needed to excel at tasks like matching fingerprints, interpreting medical X-rays, keeping track of aircraft on radar displays or forensic face matching.
That is the implication of a new study which shows for the first time that there is a broad range of differences in people's visual ability and that these...
Computer Tomography (CT) is a standard procedure in hospitals, but so far, the technology has not been suitable for imaging extremely small objects. In PNAS, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) describes a Nano-CT device that creates three-dimensional x-ray images at resolutions up to 100 nanometers. The first test application: Together with colleagues from the University of Kassel and Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht the researchers analyzed the locomotory system of a velvet worm.
During a CT analysis, the object under investigation is x-rayed and a detector measures the respective amount of radiation absorbed from various angles....
The quantum world is fragile; error correction codes are needed to protect the information stored in a quantum object from the deteriorating effects of noise. Quantum physicists in Innsbruck have developed a protocol to pass quantum information between differently encoded building blocks of a future quantum computer, such as processors and memories. Scientists may use this protocol in the future to build a data bus for quantum computers. The researchers have published their work in the journal Nature Communications.
Future quantum computers will be able to solve problems where conventional computers fail today. We are still far away from any large-scale implementation,...
Pillared graphene would transfer heat better if the theoretical material had a few asymmetric junctions that caused wrinkles, according to Rice University...
15.11.2017 | Event News
15.11.2017 | Event News
30.10.2017 | Event News
17.11.2017 | Physics and Astronomy
17.11.2017 | Health and Medicine
17.11.2017 | Studies and Analyses