Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) November 23, 2012
ScienceIndex.com is a Multilingual Sciences Social Network established in 1998 to index the very latest news, headlines, references and resources from science journals, books and websites worldwide. The site covers news in all fields of biology, business, chemistry, engineering, geography, health, mathematics and society. In the field of Health Sciences, the site has now streamlined its' content by merging the Audiology, Dermatology, Radiology and Rheumatology sections into the updated General Health Category now containing 237,900 articles. The former Audiology section covered hearing, and hearing defects and their treatment, the Dermatology section the physiology and pathology of the skin, the Radiology section radioactive substances in diagnosis and treatment of disease, and the Rheumatology section the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases including problems involving joints, soft tissues and connective tissues.
ScienceIndex.com has also merged the Nutrition section into its' updated Gastroenterology section containing 17,200 articles which now covers nourishment, including nutrients that organisms must obtain from their environment to maintain health, and disorders of the stomach, intestines, and associated organs. In addition to covering the structure and function of the immune system, innate and acquired immunity, the bodily distinction of self from nonself, the updated Immunology section with 57,500 articles now also contains information on causes, processes, development, and consequences of diseases which were earlier covered by the Pathology section. Besides its' traditional coverage of emotional and behavioral characteristics of individuals, groups, and activities, the updated Psychology section with 47,700 articles now also contains information on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders, content which was previously covered by the Psychiatry section.
To deliver content to end users with lower latency, the Sciences Social Network has moved its' static content to Amazon CloudFront which uses a global network of edge locations worldwide. The site is also considering to move its' dynamic content to the cloud as well.
ScienceIndex.com currently contains almost 1.93 million posts distributed among its' 68 categories. 82,500 users monitor 13,900 journals publishing within the scope of the site. Since new science content is discovered in real-time, the delay between original publication and appearance at ScienceIndex.com is no more than two days. The site provides an advanced search feature which suggests up to ten closely related articles for a search and every displayed post.