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August 04, 2014

Study Provides Insights on Whale Shark Populations and Evidence for their Historic Rise and Recent Decline

In the largest study on the genetics of whale sharks conducted to date, researchers found that the world’s biggest fish likely exist in 2 distinct populations with minimal connectivity between the Indo-Pacific and the Atlantic Ocean. The findings suggest that mixing of whale sharks between the Indian and Atlantic was and is rare.

August 04, 2014

Very Early Treatment May Be Key to Combatting Inherited Metabolic Disorder

A European Journal of Neuroscience study suggests that it is critical to treat lysosomal storage disorders early, before symptoms arise. These genetic disorders, which are caused by the malfunction of enzymes that normally degrade various substances within cells, lead to numerous ailments including neurological problems.

July 29, 2014

101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax - Legally! 2014-2015

101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax - Legally! 2014-2015

July 29, 2014

Above the Line: How to Create a Company Culture That Engages Employees, Delights Customers And Delivers Results

Above the Line: How to Create a Company Culture That Engages Employees, Delights Customers And Delivers Results 

July 29, 2014

The Great Fragmentation: And Why the Future of All Business is Small

The Great Fragmentation: And Why the Future of All Business is Small

July 29, 2014

The Social Executive: How to master social media and why it’s good for business

The Social Executive: How to master social media and why it’s good for business 

July 29, 2014

Understanding Y: #andYyoushould

Understanding Y: #andYyoushould 

July 29, 2014

Dinosaurs fell victim to perfect storm of events, study shows

Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in history, scientists say.

A fresh study using up-to-date fossil records and improved analytical tools has helped palaeontologists to build a new narrative of the prehistoric creatures' demise, some 66 million years ago.

12:00 AM EDT July 28, 2014

Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 is Most Prevalent Worldwide

In one of the largest prevalence studies to date, researchers from the U.K. provide national, regional, and global genotype prevalence estimates for the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Findings published in Hepatology,a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, indicate that genotype 1 is the most prevalent worldwide, with over 83 million patients infected of which one-third reside in East Asia. Genotype 3, at just over 54 million cases, is the next most prevalent, followed by genotypes 2, 4, 6, and 5.

12:00 AM EDT July 28, 2014

Lifestyle Choices May Affect the Long-Term Heart Health of Childhood Cancer Survivors

A new study has found that following a healthy lifestyle may lower childhood cancer survivors’ risk of developing the metabolic syndrome.

July 25, 2014

New Book Shows How To Grow Your Business With Your Customer's Cash

In The Customer Funded Business, best-selling author John Mullins proposes that the best way to grow your business is with your Customer’s cash.

Mullins uncovers five novel approaches that scrappy and innovative 21st century entrepreneurs working in companies large and small have ingeniously adapted from their predecessors like Dell, Gates, and the Zieglers. Mullins goes on to address the key implementation issues that characterize each of the models: when to apply them, how best to apply them, and the pitfalls to watch out for.

July 24, 2014

Explore the inevitable collapse of the fiat monetary system

Now in its second edition, Detlev S. Schlichter’s bestselling Paper Money Collapse challenges the mainstream thinking on money and monetary policy. This revised and updated edition draws on solid research and clearly demonstrates that the present monetary system, based as it is on essentially limitless fiat money and unconstrained central banking, is inherently unstable and ultimately unsustainable.

July 24, 2014

Scottish History For Dummies

Scottish History For Dummies is a fun and factual exploration of the grand scope of Scotland and its place within the historical narratives of Britain, Europe and the rest of the world.

July 22, 2014

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Wiley partner to launch new Open Access journal

John Wiley and Sons Inc. and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) announced today the launch of the Society’s first fully open access journal: Geo: Geography and Environment. Geo positions the RGS-IBG and Wiley as world leaders in the publication of geographical research. Geo will begin accepting submissions from July 24th.

July 22, 2014

Healing the Heart of Democracy

Author, Parker J. Palmer, discusses his critical book, Healing the Heart of Democracy

July 22, 2014

Starting Strong: A Mentoring Fable

Learn how to implement and sustain a meaningful mentoring relationship

July 21, 2014

How To Really Ruin Your Financial Life and Portfolio

For years, Ben Stein has extolled the virtues of keeping things simple, but many people are too easily distracted by the lure of frills and fads promising quick and easy riches to pay attention. Now, in How to Really Ruin Your Financial Life and Portfolio, Stein takes a tongue-in-cheek new approach, offering advice on how to succeed spectacularly . . . at losing money!

July 21, 2014

Willpower For Dummies

Willpower For Dummies shows readers how to train, strengthen and improve their willpower in seven easy steps. Breaking down complex science into digestible bits, this book shows that willpower is a skill that everyone can learn.

July 21, 2014

Examining the causes of a devastating debris flow

Storm-triggered landslides cause loss of life, property damage, and landscape alterations. For instance, the remnants of Hurricane Camille in 1969 caused 109 deaths in central Virginia, after 600 mm of rain fell in mountainous terrain in 6 hours. More recently, on 8 August 2010, a rainstorm-induced landslide devastated the Chinese county of Zhouqu, causing more than 1000 deaths. A new modeling study by Ren examines the multiple factors, both natural and human caused, that came together to produce this event.

July 21, 2014

Global Studies in Asians May Be Applicable to a Wide Array of Asian Populations

A new Journal of Clinical Pharmacology study shows how guidelines on the use of clinical data have resulted in more reliable data worldwide, allowing drugs to reach Asian populations sooner than in the past.

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