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Swiss National Science Foundation further intensifies its open access efforts

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has set the goal to reach 100% open access for SNSF funded publications by 2020. However, the actual percentage is still far away from that mark. Therefore, the SNSF has decided to monitor the publication outcome of SNSF projects closer in future. Read more

Get the latest information on the H2020 open access requirements!

This webinar will provide you with a basic introduction and the latest updates on the rules and regulations of the H2020 policies concerning open access for publications and research data. Read more

Research Collection: statistics May 2019

The most downloaded items from May are about camels, glaciers and the Gulf region. The number of downloads is still on the rise as is the open access proportion in 2019. The article with the highest Altmetric Score is about the climate’s influence on the biogeography of forest-tree symbioses. Read more

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  1. The influence of zeolite morphology on the conversion of methane to methanol on copper- exchanged omega zeolite ( MAZ) 

    Knorpp, Amy J.; Newton, Mark A.; Sushkevich, Vitaly L.; et al. (2019)
    Catalysis Science & Technology
    Methane is often flared due to the heavy economic burden of transportation, particularly at rural petroleum extraction sites. Directly converting methane to methanol is possible through a stepwise process with copper-exchanged zeolites. Factors affecting this conversion are not yet fully understood. Omega zeolite (MAZ) can yield 197 μmol per gram-zeolite, the highest reported thus far. Here we show that the synthesis and resulting morphology ...
    Journal Article
  2. Natural hypothalamic circuit dynamics underlying object memorization 

    Kosse, Christin; Burdakov, Denis (2019)
    Nature Communications
    Brain signals that govern memory formation remain incompletely identified. The hypothalamus is implicated in memory disorders, but how its rapidly changing activity shapes memorization is unknown. During encounters with objects, hypothalamic melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) neurons emit brief signals that reflect object novelty. Here we show that targeted optogenetic silencing of these signals, performed selectively during the initial ...
    Journal Article
  3. On the Elevation and Suppression of Star Formation within Galaxies 

    Wang, Enci; Lilly, Simon J.; Pezzulli, Gabriele; et al. (2019)
    The Astrophysical Journal
    Journal Article
  4. Autonomous Free-Form Trenching using a Walking Excavator 

    Jud, Dominic; Leemann, Philipp; Kerscher, Simon; et al. (2019)
    IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
    Journal Article
  5. Detection of Hazardous Ground Movements with Instantaneous Velocity Estimates by GNSS 

    Hohensinn, Roland (2019)
    The motivation for this work is to rapidly assess whether a GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) station is moving hazardously or not. The GNSS stations of interest are located on moving land masses – like rock glaciers – in alpine regions in Switzerland. The purpose is to support real-time natural hazard early warning systems with information on ground movements. One of the main problems with geodetic high-precision GNSS positioning ...
    Doctoral Thesis

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