STIX: Fonts for electronic and print publishing

The STIX Project has finally released a first beta version of their fonts. STIX stands for Scientific and Technical Information Exchange and the fonts were designed specifically for publishing scientific or mathematical texts. The STIX Project was started more than 10 years ago and is a collaboration of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the American Institute of Physics (AIP), the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the American Physical Society (APS), Elsevier, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). A typical scientific text written with the STIXGeneral font looks like this:

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