June 2021

Scite.ai tracks positive and negative citations
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Scite.ai tracks positive and negative citations

The number of new papers on the pandemic is doubling every two weeks, and shows no signs of slowing down. Many of these papers are first published on preprint servers, meaning they are made public before peer review. This makes it difficult to judge their qualifications. Now, a start-up company says its platform — called […]

Three ways to turn the page after your first paper rejection
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Three ways to turn the page after your first paper rejection

My first paper rejection came as a shock. When it came to submissions, I was feeling pretty confident as my supervisors and colleagues were happy. We can’t all be wrong about our paper – can we? Eight years later, I still remember opening that rejection e-mail alone in my office in Zurich, Switzerland. I felt

Screams on a Zoom call the theory of homeworking with kids meets reality
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Screams on a Zoom call: the theory of homeworking with kids meets reality

The flood of e-mails started on Sunday 15 March. All schools in Switzerland were closed because of the pandemic, and teachers were sending instructions about what they would ask me to teach their eight- and nine-year-old sons in the coming weeks. The next set of e-mails provided a list of homework assignments, which were to

3D Printing Ecosystem
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3D Printing Ecosystem

The emerging 3D printing ecosystem, which existed barely a year ago, is growing at an incredible rate. in a networked environment where everyone has access to everything that is going on, yet is influenced by local conditions, knowledge and ideas; New ideas can arise and spread incredibly quickly, and can be very hard to predict.

South Korea plans development with 10-year roadmap
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South Korea plans development with 10-year roadmap

Last June, Mr. Park Eun Kyu, head of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry division of South Korea’s Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, announced on stage at the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo in Seoul that the Korean government would adopt 3D printing. Was about to leave in a big way.

Ultimaker is envisioning its open future with thousands of R&D contributors
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Ultimaker is envisioning its open future with thousands of R&D contributors

From the proto space fablab in Utrecht to becoming the company that’s leading the way in personalized manufacturing: it only took a little over four years for Ultimaker and two 3D printer models to be combined into a profitable, increasingly one of the true open source mindsets. became a prime example. Growing business. It all

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