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Canadian Archaeologists Challenge the Credibility of GIS Methods to Assess the Impact of Weather on Shoreline Erosion

Although computer models of archaeological sites are commonly used to yield insights which contribute to the protection of heritage materials, scientists often question their credibility, calling for these long-term trends be ‘ground truthed’ in order to ensure that calculated rates of change reflect observed phenomena ‘in the field’.  This is particularly true in areas which […]

De Gruyter Open launches Kulturwissenschaftliche Zeitschrift in cooperation with the Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft e.V.

De Gruyter Open has announced the launch of the Kulturwissenschaftliche Zeitschrift, a peer-reviewed online publication focused on providing a forum for researchers active in the field of cultural studies. Original contributions from any discipline engaged in cultural studies are welcomed, including, but not limited to philosophy, literature, linguistics, ethnology, history, sociology, religious or media studies. […]

A New Method to Help Solve the Problem of Nuclear Waste

In the last decades, nanomaterials have gained broad scientific and technological interest due to their unusual properties compared to micrometre-sized materials. At this scale, matter shows properties governed by size. At the present time, nanomaterials are studied to be employed in many different fields, including the nuclear one. Thus, nuclear fuels production, structural materials, separation […]

A hardware-based modeling approach for real world collaborative multi-robot tasks

Technological revolution means robots no longer are the song of the future. The Governor of the Bank of England predicts today that up to half of British workforce face redundancy in the imminent ‘second machine age’.  No wonder, the research of multi-robot systems generates serious buzz both for promising (albeit at times scary) results and […]

Celebrate OA Week with De Gruyter Open highlights!

Open Access – once a hot topic in the science world – now a core publishing option. Did you know that De Gruyter publishes more Open Access Journals than traditional Journals? Don’t miss out on the best open content! Peer-reviewed, high-quality contemporary research by authors from around the globe – absolutely free of charge. Discover […]