04 octobre 2014

Online tool lets scientists keep track of all published research papers in real time

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQWMTBx0CPzMFK637Zb6AgNbjhxfVRtTVkrwKoq4ZPL2p18KKWOEwB3AWIBy Natalie Samson. Defending one’s PhD is a daunting, time-consuming endeavour. Now imagine doing it while running a multimillion-dollar tech start-up and you’ll begin to get a picture of life right now for Sam Molyneux. In 2010, Mr. Molyneux co-founded Sciencescape, a web-based platform to keep track of scientific discoveries, with his web-developer sister Amy. This was shortly after the 34-year-old University of Toronto doctoral student found himself in a situation that every academic dreads. More...

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