The recently launched JISC Report aims at filling in the knowledge gaps through development of new university presses (NUPs) and academic-led publishing (ALPs). The report talks of the common features of NUPs and ALPs, such as open access, digital first, and many more such services that are different and advanced compared to traditional publishers.
The drone industry is witnessing a revolution with the advent of gecko-inspired adhesives and butterfly-like wings. These drones can now perch anywhere, fly like champions, and conquer tough conditions. Gecko-inspired adhesives use van der Waals forces to provide an adhesive force between the adhesive and a substrate. They permit attachment and detachment with very low […]
Dendritic cells are a type of immune cell that play a central role in the adaptive immune response. They are responsible for presenting antigens to T cells, which triggers the adaptive immune response. In other words, they teach T cells how to recognize and respond to foreign invaders. Dendritic cells are found in all tissues […]
The main reason is that the batteries and other mechanical components in laptops are too dense for X-rays to penetrate effectively. This means that if you leave your laptop in your bag, security officials won’t be able to see what’s inside. They’ll have to flag your bag for a physical search, which slows down […]