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Feeding the Five Thousand – or was it Three? Researchers Claim Most Crowd Estimations Are Unreliable
The public should view crowd estimation with scepticism, say the authors of a study in Significance.
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A new social media initiative helped to boost organ donor registration rates, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The findings suggest that social media might be an effective tool for tackling a variety of problems related to public health in which communication and education are essential.
Unlocking the power of character.
Ten great leaders, ten key virtues.
From: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
From: Journal of Social Issues
From: Journal of Industrial Ecology
From: Social Science Quarterly
APEC member economies have announced their nominees for the 2013 APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research, and Education, also known as the ASPIRE Prize, sponsored by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and Elsevier.
In an effort to be more efficient and frugal, companies and consumers alike are turning to micro-entrepreneurs to provide goods and services.
Meat eating is often a contentious subject, whether considering the technical, ethical, environmental, political, or health-related aspects of production and consumption.
From: American Journal of Transplantation
The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays on the Science, Technology, and Philosophy of the Human Future
With new technologies emerging at such rapid pace, is life extension now inevitable?
From: British Journal of Social Psychology
Diabetes and Wellbeing: Managing the Psychological and Emotional Challenges of Diabetes Types 1 and 2
Diabetes isn't just a medical condition. New book provides practical advice on how to manage the emotional side of the illness, leaving you to live your life to the fullest
Parenting problems? Don’t turn to the latest (unreliable and unproven) trend. Michele Borba’s new resource book is filled with time-tested, research-backed solutions to the toughest dilemmas from all ages and stages…and is the foundation for what the author calls “Results-Driven Parenting.”
Introducing children to philosophy is easier than you think... simply read them a picture book.
China's transformation from a poor country to the world's number two economy is one of the most significant developments in contemporary history
2013 sees the return of Superman. Not only is it 75 years since mild-mannered reporter, Clark Kent, transformed himself into one of the most enduring superheroes of the last century but in June, we'll be treated to a brand new film, Man of Steel. And so, what better time to top up on your knowledge of one of the greatest American cultural icons and discover what our hero, the mean streets of Metropolis and its evil gang of villains can teach us about philosophy and about life?
The 50th anniversary of Lewis' death sees the work of this exceptional author as relevant today as ever, and his theological writings, which continue to have a wide and devoted following, remain immensely influential.