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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.”

April 15, 2013

A Sneetch is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries: Finding Wisdom in Children's Literature

Introducing children to philosophy is easier than you think... simply read them a picture book.

April 15, 2013

Contemporary China: A History Since 1978

China's transformation from a poor country to the world's number two economy is one of the most significant developments in contemporary history

April 15, 2013

Superman & Philosophy: What Would the Man of Steel Do?

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?  

April 15, 2013

The Intellectual World of C. S. Lewis

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.

April 03, 2013

Wiley Journals Comply With New Open Access Policies of UK Funders

John Wiley & Sons, Inc, announced today that the majority of Wiley’s journals in its open access publishing program now offers authors funded by The Wellcome Trust and Research Councils UK the opportunity to publish their articles under a Creative Commons Attribution CC BY license when paying an Article Publication Charge (APC).

March 27, 2013

The AIG Story

In his first book, AIG's legendary CEO of forty years, Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, and corporate governance expert, Lawrence A. Cunningham, relate the complete, inside story of the rise and near-destruction of AIG.

March 19, 2013

Freemasonry Debunked

Freemasons do keep some secrets, but none of them are as scandalous or conspiracy-laden as the rest of us might suspect. 

March 19, 2013

Fueled by passion and curiosity, Kelsey Timmerman Tells the Story of the Items We Often Take for Granted

Kelsey Timmerman, author of the upcoming book Where Am I Eating? An Adventure Through The Global Food Economy, explores the issues surrounding the global food ecomomy including human rights, poverty, climate change and fair trade.

March 15, 2013

Raise Money for Your Business with Crowdfund Investing

Crowdfund investing is going to be the next big thing on Wall Street. U.S. investment banks, brokerage houses, and law firms are gearing up for the creation and regulation of new financial products that will be available to the general public starting later this year.