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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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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.
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.
From: Management and Organization Review
New research published by the Institute of Development Studies reveals the realities of how the BRICS and Africa are engaging in agricultural development cooperation
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.
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.
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.
From: Journal of Social Issues
From: Journal of Marriage and Family
From: Social Science Quarterly
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.
Research explores the experiences of gay Christians who have sought help from the growing ‘ex-gay’ movement in the United States
Research explores how stammers are linked to perceptions of identity
From: American Journal of Transplantation
From: Social Science Quarterly
From: British Journal of Social Psychology
Bestselling Author and Professor Ted Malloch Calls for Real Financial Reform to Restore Confidence and Fairness to A Broken System
Authors Theodore Roosevelt Malloch and Jordan Mamorsky make an impassioned call for an end to corrupt and irresponsible practices and the restoration of a more virtuous, ethics-based version of capitalism. More importantly, they offer cogent, well-reasoned prescriptions for how to achieve that end and restore trust.
From: Journal of Personality
China's transformation from a poor country to the world's number two economy is one of the most significant developments in contemporary history