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12:00 AM EDT March 20, 2014

First Evidence of Plants Evolving Weaponry to Complete in the Struggle for Selection

Rutting stags and clawing bears are but two examples of male animals fighting over a mate, but research in New Phytologist has uncovered the first evidence of similar male struggles leading to the evolution of weaponry in plants.

March 19, 2014

New Book Features Top Discussions of Innovative Banking from Popular Radio Show “Breaking Banks”

Interviews with leading experts who are involved in the reform and disruption of the retail financial services industry to reveal the new core competencies that make business tick

12:00 AM EDT March 19, 2014

Circumference and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Retired NFL Players

New research in Clinical Cardiology studies the relationship between neck circumference, metabolic syndrome and subclinical atherosclerosis in retired National Football League Players. 1023 retired NFL players voluntarily participated in health screening exams conducted between September 2007 and November 2009.

12:00 AM EDT March 19, 2014

The Power of Poison: Study Examines Pesticide Poisoning of Africa’s Wildlife

Poisons are silent, effective and cheap, making the especially dangerous in Africa where they are used for both pest control and illegal poaching. However, as a new study in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences reveals, they also kill un-intended wildlife

March 18, 2014

Solution Selling in Today's Customer-Driven World

The Collaborative Sale guides sales professionals toward alignment with buyers, by helping them overcome their problems and challenges, and creating value. From building a robust opportunity pipeline and predicting future revenues to mastering the nuances of buyer conversations, the book contains the information sales professionals need to remain relevant in today's sales environment.

March 18, 2014

Some truth to the ‘potent pot myth’

New research from The Netherlands shows that people who smoke high-potency cannabis end up getting higher doses of the active ingredient (THC). Although they reduce the amount they puff and inhale to compensate for the higher strength, they still take in more THC than smokers of lower potency cannabis.

March 17, 2014

Change Your Day, Not Your Life

If you’re tired of being stressed out and overworked, Andy Core has some advice that will help you take back your to-do list and become the CEO of your life. He offers a few tips on how to stop struggling and start thriving.

March 17, 2014

Are Nurses Blurring Professional and Personal Lines on Facebook?

Until now, little research has been done to explore the professional and personal habits of Registered Nurses (RN) on social networking sites. In a study done in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, nurses from Italy and the UK had their social media patterns analyzed. Findings show that Registered Nurses may be using social networking sites in ways that challenge the ethical boundaries of the profession.

March 17, 2014

Earthquakes Caused by Clogged Magma a Warning Sign of Eruption, Study Shows

New research in Geophysical Research Letters analyses earthquake swarms caused by mounting volcanic pressure which may signal an eminent eruption.

March 17, 2014

Eat More, Die Young: Why Eating a Diet Very Low In Nutrients Can Extend Lifespan

 A new evolutionary theory in BioEssays claims that consuming a diet very low in nutrients can extend lifespan in laboratory animals, a finding which could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans.


March 17, 2014

Entrepreneurial Survival: Study Explores How Local Initiatives Emerge During Natural Disasters

New research in the Journal of Management Studies investigates these under-studied groups, using Australian bushfires to discover the role these local ventures

March 17, 2014

You’re Only Lying to Yourself ... and the Voters: The Politics of Self-Deception

New research in Political Studies argues that the self-deception of politicians, who in turn mislead the public, may be a more common factor in political life than we realize.

March 14, 2014

How to Turn Web-Window Shoppers into Customers

In The Retargeting Playbook: How to Turn Web-Window Shoppers into Customers, industry thought leaders Adam Berke, Greg Fulton, and Lauren Vaccarello discuss how retargeting (or remarketing as it is sometimes called) can be used to increase conversions and win customers that would have otherwise been lost.

March 14, 2014

Power Tools for People Who Find Themselves in Marketing Roles

As technology becomes more prevalent in everyday products and as more people become small business owners, nonmarketing professionals are increasingly finding themselves in traditional marketing roles. The Accidental Marketer: Power Tools for People Who Find Themselves in Marketing Roles is a practical guide for any professional looking to develop effective marketing strategy when they haven’t done it before.

March 13, 2014

77 Eye-Opening Ways to Improve Productivity and Profits

As Jeremy Eden and Terri Long reveal in Low-Hanging Fruit, that one big idea of yours will never boost your company’s earnings as much as the thousands of small ideas that could bubble up from your employees if you coax them out and act on them.

March 13, 2014

Standardized Evaluation Consent Forms for Living Liver Donors Needed

New research reveals that 57% of liver transplant centers use living donor evaluation consent forms that include all the elements required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and 78% of centers addressed two-third or more of the items recommended by the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN). The study published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, reviewed the living donor evaluation consent forms from 26 of the 37 transplant centers that evaluate living liver donors in the U.S.

March 12, 2014

Wiley’s New Ethics Guidelines Reveal Importance of Collaboration in Defending Ethical Publishing

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has reaffirmed its commitment to defending and promoting ethical publishing with the launch of its Best Practice Guidelines on Publishing Ethics: A Publisher’s Perspective, 2ed. Wiley was the first major publisher to produce such guidelines in 2006, and the newly revised and updated edition sets a new benchmark for the highest standards of ethical publishing, offering clear and practical guidance to journal editors and society partners.

March 12, 2014

Craft of the Cut

The making of the short film, 'Pranks', as featured in the Craft of the Cut: The Final Cut Pro X Editor's Handbookhttp://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1119961521.html

12:00 AM EDT March 12, 2014

Liver Transplant May Arrest Neurological Damage in a Rare and Progressive Form of Autism

A patient with a rare metabolic disease that causes liver failure and autistic behavior experienced significant improvements in both her physical and mental health after receiving a liver transplant, according to a new case report published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The report’s findings suggest an unexpected link between metabolic conditions and some forms of autism, and they point to the importance of a healthy liver for normal brain function.

March 11, 2014

Wiley Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, today announced the results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, ending January 31, 2014.