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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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Liu Zhenya of China’s State Grid Corporation Proposes Fundamental Approach to Resolving China’s Energy Problems in New Book
“Electrical Power and Energy in China” analyzes China's energy issues and energy strategies from the perspective of electric power
The first in-depth, authoritative discussion of the role of the press in China and the way the Chinese government uses the media to shape public opinion
Aside from marriage laws, it is important for same-sex couples to be knowledgeable on their states’ tax, finance, healthcare and adoption laws as those too can impact their future.
Author Richard Albright examines both the military’s policies towards the Chesapeake Bay and its uses of the Bay.
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.”