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July 24, 2013

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

July 15, 2013

New Addition to Wiley's Political Science Books Offering

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

June 27, 2013

Same-Sex Legal Kit For Dummies: A Clear-cut Guide to LGBT Legal Issues

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.

June 25, 2013

Death of the Chesapeake: A History of the Military's Role in Polluting the Bay

Author Richard Albright examines both the military’s policies towards the Chesapeake Bay and its uses of the Bay. 

12:00 AM EDT June 18, 2013

Social Media Initiative May Help Increase Organ Donations

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.

June 17, 2013

Ten Virtues of Outstanding Leaders: Leadership and Character

Unlocking the power of character.
Ten great leaders, ten key virtues.

June 17, 2013

First Risk Assessment of Shale Gas Fracking to Biodiversity

From: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

12:00 AM EDT June 17, 2013

Is Flexibility Feminine? Penalizing Men Who Request a Family Leave

From: Journal of Social Issues

June 17, 2013

Just How Useful is Fracking? Study Explores Return of Investment

From: Journal of Industrial Ecology

June 12, 2013

Seven Outstanding Ocean Researchers Nominated For 2013 ASPIRE Prize

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.

June 04, 2013

Ten Mistakes that Micro-Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

In an effort to be more efficient and frugal, companies and consumers alike are turning to micro-entrepreneurs to provide goods and services.

May 20, 2013

Should We Eat Meat? Evolution and Consequences of Modern Carnivory

Meat eating is often a contentious subject, whether considering the technical, ethical, environmental, political, or health-related aspects of production and consumption.

12:00 AM EDT May 09, 2013

Are Newly Insured Transplant Patients Vulnerable Under ObamaCare?

From: American Journal of Transplantation

May 07, 2013

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?

May 07, 2013

Reluctant Samaritans: Explaining the Bystander Effect

From: British Journal of Social Psychology

April 23, 2013

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

April 17, 2013

China’s Avian Flu Outbreak: A Proto-Pandemic?

eLS Virology Editor Davd Harper Warns Against Ignoring Existing ‘Bird Flu’ Strains

April 16, 2013

THE BIG BOOK OF PARENTING SOLUTIONS: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries

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.”

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