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July 20, 2015

Researchers Examine Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Almond Production

California-grown almonds dominate the global market, providing over 80% of the world’s commercial almonds. Two new articles published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology examine the environmental impacts of California’s almond production, focusing on greenhouse gas emissions and energy.

July 20, 2015

Study Sheds Light on the Ability of Different Marine Species to Respond to Climate Warming

In Eastern Australia, the ocean has been warming at a rate that’s 4-times that of the global average. Many marine species have been appearing further south than they ever have before, while others have stayed put. A new study identifies which characteristics seem to be important for species to shift their ranges so quickly

July 20, 2015

Technique May Reveal the Age of Moon Rocks During Spaceflight

Researchers are developing instruments and methods for measuring the ages of rocks encountered during space missions to the Moon or other planets.  Many of the techniques used to date rocks on Earth are not practical in spaceflight, but a technique called laser ablation resonance ionization mass spectrometry can avoid the need for sophisticated sample preparation. 

July 20, 2015

What is a Good Looking Penis?

In a new study, women considered the position and shape of the urethral opening to be the least important aspects of a penis’ appearance.

July 14, 2015

Derivatives Analytics with Python: Data Analysis, Models, Simulation, Calibration and Hedging

A guide to exploiting Python's capabilities for efficient and performing derivatives analytics.

July 14, 2015

In a new Journal of the American Geriatrics study, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in remission who were randomized to LQG demonstrated marked improvements in their lung function

In a new Journal of the American Geriatrics study, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in remission who were randomized to LQG demonstrated marked improvements in their lung function, general health, mental health, and quality of life after 6 months compared with patients randomized to a control group.

July 13, 2015

GMAT Focus Tool

Ace the GMAT with the only official digital study tool for the Quantitative section of the exam from the creators of the test. Here we'll take you through the tool so you can see just how it can help you ace the GMAT.

July 13, 2015

Integrated Reasoning Prep Tool

Ace the Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT with the only official online study tool from the creators of the exam. Create your own practice tests with 48 never-before-seen IR questions from real GMAT exams. Watch this video to see a walk-through of the software.

12:00 AM EDT July 13, 2015

Cancer Survivors May Face Unique Challenges When Trying to Adopt

A new study has found that cancer survivors’ options for adoption may be limited by adoption agencies’ policies.

July 10, 2015

Wiley’s Partnership with the University of Delaware Expands Access to Graduate Education

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced a new partnership with the University of Delaware that will support the extension of the University’s graduate education to new student markets.

July 09, 2015

The China Crisis: How China's Economic Collapse Will Lead to a Global Depression

A controversial look at the impending Chinese economic collapse—the history behind it, its contemporary causes, and its dire implications for the global economy

July 09, 2015

New Recommendations Addresses the Diagnosis and Management of Testosterone Deficiency

An expert panel convened by the International Society for Sexual Medicine has developed a detailed “Process of Care” for the diagnosis and management of testosterone deficiency in men.

July 09, 2015

Researchers Identify Gene Responsible for Some Cases of Male Infertility

In about one-sixth of the cases of male infertility, men do not make any measurable levels of sperm, a condition called azoospermia. New research led by University of Pennsylvania scientists suggests that mutations in an X chromosome gene called TEX11 are responsible for about 1 percent of azoospermia cases.

July 09, 2015

Society Has Been Discussing Climate Change’s Impacts Long Before We Knew It Existed

For the first time, a new analysis shows an impact of climate change on human society long before we knew the climate was actually changing.

July 06, 2015

ADHD Medications Linked to Cardiac Problems in Children with Hereditary Heart Disease

Long QT syndrome (LQTS), a rare hereditary heart condition, can lead to life-threatening arrhythmias, or fast heartbeat irregularities. New research indicates that children with LQTS who take medications for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at increased risk of experiencing heart-related problems—especially syncope, or the loss of consciousness.

 

July 06, 2015

Beetle Tree of Life Reveals the Evolutionary History of Earth's Most Diverse Group of Animals

New research reconstructs the beetle family tree and shows how this important group of insects diversified and otherwise flourished over the last nearly 300 million years.

July 06, 2015

Cactus Scientists Offer Insights to Solve Future Global Agricultural Challenges

Researchers have provided a new roadmap for tackling future agricultural production issues by using solutions that involve crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM), a specialized type of photosynthesis that enhances the efficiency by which plants use water.

July 06, 2015

Experts Express Concern Over Cyclone Trends in the British-Irish Isles

By studying climate data in the British-Irish Isles over a 142-year period, researchers have confirmed the important role of cyclones. Seasonal precipitation totals were strongly related to cyclone frequency, especially during summer.

July 06, 2015

Five-Year Study Sheds Light on Hospice Care in Assisted Living Facilities versus In-home Hospice Care

Researchers have found several key differences among people who receive hospice care—which maintains or improves the quality of life for someone whose condition is unlikely to be cured—in assisted-living facilities (ALFs) compared with people who receive hospice care at home.

July 06, 2015

How Ticks that Carry Lyme Disease Are Spreading to New Regions in the U.S.

Lyme disease is currently estimated to affect 300,000 people in the U.S. every year, and blacklegged ticks, the disease’s main vector, have recently flourished in areas previously thought to be devoid of this arachnid.

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