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July 21, 2015

Myths & Mortals: Family Business Leadership and Succession Planning

In MYTHS & MORTALS: Family Business Leadership and Succession Planning noted expert in the field of family business and next-generation leadership Andrew Keyt takes a close look at what causes some successors to soar, while others fail to step out of their predecessor’s shadow.

July 21, 2015

Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids By Denise Pope, Maureen Brown and Sarah Miles

Reduce stress and improve academic success with this research-backed framework for change

July 21, 2015

Wiley Announces: Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice, 5th Edition

The essential health behavior text, updated with the latest theories, research and issues

July 20, 2015

Alcohol Consumption Linked to Lower Disability in Patients with Chronic Pain

In a study of 2239 individuals with chronic widespread pain, the key feature of fibromyalgia, those who regularly consumed alcohol had lower levels of disability than those who never or rarely drank.

July 20, 2015

Drugs in Wastewater Contaminate Drinking Water

Both prescription and illegal drugs that are abused have been found in Canadian surface waters. New research shows that wastewater discharges flowing downstream have the potential to contaminate sources of drinking water with these drugs at relatively low concentrations.

July 20, 2015

How Effective is Total Knee Replacement in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

In a new study that assessed the effects of total knee replacement in rheumatoid arthritis patients versus osteoarthritis patients, researchers found that the surgery is highly effective in reducing knee pain and also provides benefits in other subjective quality of life indices in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Improvements were not as great as those experienced by osteoarthritis patients, however.

July 20, 2015

Michelangelo Likely Used Mathematics When Painting The Creation of Adam

New research provides mathematical evidence that Michelangelo used the Golden Ratio of 1.6 when painting The Creation of Adam on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

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.

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