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September 13, 2013

2013 Unorthodox Prize goes to Evidence Aid

Disasters affect millions of people and cost billions of dollars, but people affected and those trying to help them don’t always have good access to the best information on what they might do. Evidence Aid will change this. It has just been awarded the 2013 Unorthodox Prize, for an extraordinary and innovative approach to improving the lives of the world’s most disadvantaged people.

September 02, 2013

The ‘Obama Generation’ Holds the Most Liberal Racial Attitudes in American History

Political Psychologyreveals how the 'Obama generation' has the most liberal attitudes to race

August 19, 2013

New English Legal Literature Helps Mining Companies in Indonesia Unravel Mass Legal Red Tape

The first and only legal reference work in the English language relating to mining laws and regulations in the booming Indonesian mining sector

August 19, 2013

No Such Thing as Average? The Science of the Individual

From: Mind, Brain and Education

7:00 PM EDT August 14, 2013

Characteristics of Family Killers Revealed By First Taxonomy Study

Of all the dark forms that murder can take, the slaying of a family by the father is one of the most tragic and the least understood. This first ever study of British ‘family annihilators’, published in the Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, has analysed three decades of cases and reveals four new types of annihilator.

12:00 AM EDT July 29, 2013

Higher Cancer Incidences Found in Regions Near Refineries and Plants that Release Benzene

The incidence of a particular type of blood cancer is significantly higher in regions near facilities that release the chemical benzene into the environment. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. This and other studies like it will be critical to identifying and enacting public health policies to decrease or prevent cancer.

July 15, 2013

Is Your Manager Trained to Distrust You? Blame Economics!

From: Management and Organization Review

July 05, 2013

Breaking the Rules of Development Cooperation: China and Brazil in African Agriculture

New research published by the Institute of Development Studies reveals the realities of how the BRICS and Africa are engaging in agricultural development cooperation

July 01, 2013

Wiley Announces Increase in Impact Factors

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the Thomson Reuters® 2012 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), with 1,192 (approximately 77%) titles now indexed, up from 1,156 in the 2011 JCR. Wiley titles now account for the largest share of journals in 50 categories.

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 24, 2013

The Law of Higher Education

The authors of the definitive work on higher education law have distilled their new two-volume edition into a single-volume text for graduate courses on the topic.

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

Support from the Bank of Mom and Dad Strengthens Relationships with Children

From: Journal of Marriage and Family

June 04, 2013

Estate Executors and Administrators: Avoid These Ten Common Pitfalls

Administering a trust or estate is similar to handling your personal finances, except that you’re working in a fiduciary capacity, not an individual one. There are some major differences.

12:00 AM EDT May 20, 2013

Managed Desire: Study Explores Gay Christianity and Dealing with Boundaries

Research explores the experiences of gay Christians who have sought help from the growing ‘ex-gay’ movement in the United States

12:00 AM EDT May 20, 2013

Study Explores the Secret Strategies to Hide Stammers

Research explores how stammers are linked to perceptions of identity

12:00 AM EDT May 09, 2013

Are Newly Insured Transplant Patients Vulnerable Under ObamaCare?

From: American Journal of Transplantation

May 07, 2013

Best Laid Plans: Why Do University Applicants Change Their Minds?

From: Social Science Quarterly

May 07, 2013

Reluctant Samaritans: Explaining the Bystander Effect

From: British Journal of Social Psychology