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Wei Yang talks about research ethics in China on Nature

Yang Wei wants to reform attitudes towards research ethics at Zhejiang University and across the country.

Yang Wei has an easy smile and a carefree, even distracted, air — but he takes such a solemn approach to life that his wife sometimes tells him to relax. “I take everything seriously,” he says.

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New Nature journal launched: Nature Communications

The first issue of the new interdisciplinary Nature journal (Nature Communications) is avilable online. Here is the description of the journal from the website of the journal:

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A recent paper about friction laws at the nanoscale

A very recent paper published a few minutes ago in Nature addresses the issue of friction laws at the nanoscale. Here is the abstract of the paper.Interested? here you can download the paper.

Nature 457, 1116-1119 (26 February 2009) | doi:10.1038/nature07748; Received 3 September 2008; Accepted 23 December 2008

Friction laws at the nanoscale

Yifei Mo1, Kevin T. Turner1,2,3 & Izabela Szlufarska1,3

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biomimetics from national geographics april 2008


Boxfish Hdr

Biomimetics: Design by Nature
What has fins like a whale, skin like a lizard, and eyes like a moth? The future of engineering.

By Tom Mueller

Photograph by Robert Clark

Biomimetics: Design by Nature

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A wonderful collection of quotes from Leonardo da Vinci, each fantastic

A well-spent day brings happy
Leonardo da Vinci

All our knowledge has its origins
in our perceptions.
Leonardo da Vinci

Although nature
commences with reason and ends in experience it is
necessary for
us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience
from this to proceed to investigate the reason.
Leonardo da

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to
authority is not using
his intelligence; he is just using his
Leonardo da Vinci

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