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Pep Pàmies
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I learn. Sometimes I do stuff.
I learn. Sometimes I do stuff.

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My editorial 'Beware the impact factor'.
A journal's impact factor is a good predictor of its five-year median of citations to primary research articles.
See our editorial 'Beware the impact factor' for more.
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2012 Physics IgNobels

PHYSICS PRIZE: for calculating the balance of forces that shape and move the hair in a human ponytail.
 
FLUID DYNAMICS PRIZE: for studying the dynamics of liquid-sloshing, to learn what happens when a person walks while carrying a cup of coffee.

ACOUSTICS PRIZE: for a machine that disrupts a person's speech, by making them hear their own spoken words at a very slight delay.

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The push for open-access publishing will soon get much stronger.

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Output growth for PLoS ONE, Scientific Reports, Nature Communications, ACS Nano, Soft matter and Small in my +Nature Materials editorial on open access.

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From 10^{-35} to 10^{27}. Nice visuals.

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Beautiful.

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Do you smell maple syrup?
(Indeed, I uttered this myself when I was living in New York.)
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