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June 02, 2014

Steve Smith, Wiley President and CEO, Addresses the Impact of First Sale on Illegal Importation and Digital Commerce at Today’s House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing

Stephen Smith, President and CEO of Wiley, testified on behalf of his organization at today’s House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet field hearing on “The First Sale Doctrine Under Title 17."

June 02, 2014

Brand Famous

Linzi Boyd, a savvy entrepreneurial builder of brands, shows readers her winning formula to help them to build, renovate or refresh their brand.

June 02, 2014

Does Your Stomach Bacteria Protect you From Obesity?

Research in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics suggests that treating the bacteria Helicobacter pylori is linked to weight gain.

June 02, 2014

Going Grey: Chinese Plants Evolve Alpine Camouflage to Avoid Attack

New Phytologist has found that a Chinese species of herb uses its grey leaves to blend into its mountainside surroundings.

June 02, 2014

New Arctic Permafrost Will Disappear Within 70 Years, Study Shows

Research in Geophysical Research Letters explores permafrost growth at Twelvemile Lake in north central Alaska.

June 02, 2014

Research Explores Success of HIV Prevention Strategies

The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology reviews the development of HIV topical microbicides, their limited successes, their failures, and what has been learned

12:00 AM EDT June 02, 2014

Speaking Two Languages Benefits the Aging Brain

New research reveals that bilingualism has a positive effect on cognition later in life. Findings published in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, show that individuals who speak two or more languages, even those who acquired the second language in adulthood, may slow down cognitive decline from aging.

June 02, 2014

Study Explores Psychological Impact of Surviving a Campus Mass Shooting

The Journal of Traumatic Stress explores the long-term psychological impact for survivors of campus shootings

12:00 AM EDT May 29, 2014

Circumcision Linked to Reduced Risk of Prostate Cancer in Some Men

Circumcision is performed for various reasons, including those that are based on religion, aesthetics, or health. New research indicates that the procedure may help prevent prostate cancer in some men. The findings, which are published in BJU International, add to a growing list of advantages to circumcision.

12:00 AM EDT May 29, 2014

Researchers Offer Strategies to Address Major Geographic Disparities in Access to Kidney Transplantation in the United States

There is substantial geographic variation in access to kidney transplantation among the more than 4000 US dialysis facilities that treat patients with kidney failure, with a disproportionate lack of access to those in the Southeast.

May 28, 2014

Skillful Teacher

Stephen Brookfield

May 27, 2014

How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation

In The Road to Reinvention, Linkner shows how companies such as Borders, Kmart, Birch Box, and Nest Labs either reinvented before they had to (the key) or faced serious problems when they did not.

May 27, 2014

Lead Like Reagan: Timeless Lessons from Our 40th President

Although June 5, 2014, will mark the 10th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s death, his legacy of being a great leader still resonates. Now, a new book by Dan Quiggle examines the tactics, habits, and principles that made Reagan so effective—and reveals a new leadership template that is applicable throughout all industries and professions.

12:00 AM EDT May 27, 2014

An Area’s Level of Poverty or Wealth May Affect the Distribution of Cancer Types

A new analysis has found that certain cancers are more concentrated in areas with high poverty, while other cancers arise more often in wealthy regions.

7:00 PM EDT May 25, 2014

Anti-Doping Scientists Pilot Detection Test for EPO Producing Xenon Gas

Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry reports on scientists attempts to detect doping drug Xenon

12:00 AM EDT May 23, 2014

Healthcare professionals must be aware of the signs, symptoms and appropriate response to rarer causes of headaches in pregnancy, suggests new review

Most headaches in pregnancy and the postnatal period are benign, but healthcare professionals must be alert to the rarer and more severe causes of headaches, suggests a new review published today (23 May) in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).

May 22, 2014

Discover How Wiley Supports Professionals through Six Important Career Milestones at BEA 2014

Travel through a career journey at Wiley’s booth (#1729) and learn about the products and services that make Wiley a leader in professional development

May 22, 2014

Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s John Orcutt Named Editor of New Open Access Journal

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) today announced that John Orcutt, a distinguished professor of Geophysics at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and former president of AGU, will serve as the inaugural editor of its newest open access, peer-reviewed journal, Earth and Space Science. The journal will begin accepting papers in late summer 2014, and the first articles will be available in late fall 2014.

May 22, 2014

CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: SY0-401, 6th Edition

Comprehensive guide helps readers master the latest Security+ certification exam from CompTIA

12:00 AM EDT May 22, 2014

Could Cannabis Curb Seizures? Experts Weed through the Evidence

The therapeutic potential of medical marijuana and pure cannabidiol (CBD), an active substance in the cannabis plant, for neurologic conditions is highly debated. A series of articles published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), examine the potential use of medical marijuana and CBD in treating severe forms of epilepsy such as Dravet syndrome.