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July 15, 2013

What Will Voyager 1 Discover at the Bow of the Solar System?

From: Geophysical Research Letters

July 11, 2013

Higher BMI Increases Risk of Gallstones, Especially in Women

New research reveals a causal association between elevated body mass index (BMI) and increased risk of gallstone disease. Results published in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, show women are at greater risk of developing gallstones.

7:00 PM EDT July 10, 2013

Later Cord Clamping After Birth Increases Iron Levels in Babies

Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord after birth benefits newborn babies, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The authors found babies’ blood and iron levels were healthier when the cord was clamped later.

July 10, 2013

Cloud Brightening to Cool Seas Can Protect Coral Reefs

Targeted Cooling Could Offer a 50-year ‘breathing space’ for Coral Protection

July 09, 2013

Dr. James Milne Joins Wiley From the Royal Society of Chemistry

Dr. James Milne has been appointed to the position of Publishing Director, Physical Sciences

July 09, 2013

Poorer Health for Acetaminophen Overdose Survivors than Other Liver Failure Patients

Spontaneous survivors of acetaminophen overdose have significantly lower overall health compared to survivors or transplant recipients following acute liver failure caused by non-drug induced liver injury according to a new study published online in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society.

12:00 AM EDT July 08, 2013

African Americans with Blood Cancer Do Not Live as Long as Caucasians, Despite Equal Care

A new analysis has found that among patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, African Americans more commonly present with advanced disease, and they tend to have shorter survival times than Caucasians despite receiving the same care. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the results suggest that biological factors may account for some racial disparities in cancer survival.

July 05, 2013

Breaking the Rules of Development Cooperation: China and Brazil in African Agriculture

New research published by the Institute of Development Studies reveals the realities of how the BRICS and Africa are engaging in agricultural development cooperation

July 02, 2013

ASPIRE Prize Winner Balances Ocean Conservation and Socioeconomic Viability

Dr. Carissa Klein of Australia was awarded the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE), sponsored by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and Elsevier, on Monday by Minister Gusti M. Hatta, Indonesian Ministry of Research and Technology.

July 02, 2013

The Mystery of Existence

Why does anything exist?  Why is there something rather than nothing? Why not nothing?

July 01, 2013

Wiley Announces Increase in Impact Factors

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the Thomson Reuters® 2012 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), with 1,192 (approximately 77%) titles now indexed, up from 1,156 in the 2011 JCR. Wiley titles now account for the largest share of journals in 50 categories.

June 26, 2013

Preventative Measures in Mom’s Third Trimester May Avert Anemia in Newborns

Swedish researchers determined that administering anti-D antibodies (immunoglobulins) to pregnant women who were Rhesus D (RhD) negative could prevent hemolytic disease in the infant. Findings published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, indicate that providing anti-D prophylaxis to mothers without the anti-D antigen (protein) during the 28-30 week of pregnancy may prevent the Rh blood disorder in newborns.

June 25, 2013

Death of the Chesapeake: A History of the Military's Role in Polluting the Bay

Author Richard Albright examines both the military’s policies towards the Chesapeake Bay and its uses of the Bay. 

June 19, 2013

Three New Reference Works from Wiley

Ullmann's Renewable Resources
Ullmann's Reaction Engineering, 2 Volume Set
Industrial Biotechnology: Upstream Fermentation, Downstream Recovery and Purification, 3V set

12:00 AM EDT June 18, 2013

Social Media Initiative May Help Increase Organ Donations

A new social media initiative helped to boost organ donor registration rates, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The findings suggest that social media might be an effective tool for tackling a variety of problems related to public health in which communication and education are essential.

June 17, 2013

Ten Virtues of Outstanding Leaders: Leadership and Character

Unlocking the power of character.
Ten great leaders, ten key virtues.

June 17, 2013

Blood pressure cuffs potential vectors for transmission of multi-resistant organisms, study finds

Blood pressure cuffs are potential vectors for transmission of multi-resistant organisms , according to a study published in the latest issue of Emergency Medicine Australasia, the journal of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.