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March 03, 2014

E-Mazing: Chimps Outperform English Children in Virtual Reality Maze Tests

Research which used virtual reality mazes to study the spatial reasoning of chimpanzees, has found that chimps can outperform young human children.

March 03, 2014

How Ancient Greek Plays Allow us to Reconstruct Europe’s Climate

The open air plays of the Ancient Greeks may offer us a valuable insight into the Mediterranean climate of the time, Weather reports.

March 03, 2014

Humans Responsible for 62% of Cougar Deaths in Re-established Populations

The Wildlife Society Bulletin explores the fatal cost of human interaction with cougars and asks what state agencies can do to protect both species.

March 03, 2014

Hungry for ‘Likes’: Anxiety over Facebook Photos Linked to Eating Disorders

Regular use of Facebook linked to increase in weight anxiety, reports the International Journal of Eating Disorders

March 03, 2014

Warming Seas Cause Stronger Tropical Cyclones, Models Show

Tropical cyclones could be made stronger as global warming results in rising sea temperatures, reveals new research in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.

February 27, 2014

Wiley-Kudos Partnership Helps Authors Maximize Article Impact

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a new partnership with Kudos, a start-up service designed to help academics and learned societies measure, monitor and maximize the visibility and impact of their published articles. From April 2014, the Kudos platform will be freely available across a representative trial of articles from the Global Research portfolio.

February 19, 2014

The “Anywhere Article” Launched Across Wiley Online Library

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has announced the launch of its next generation enhanced HTML article, the “Anywhere Article”, which puts readability, interaction, and portability at the heart of the user experience. The Anywhere Article launched across Wiley Online Library today.

February 18, 2014

Optimal Design of Experiments

The authors Peter Goos and Bradley Jones talk about their book

February 18, 2014

Beauty & Bacteria: Slim, Attractive Men Have Less Nasal Bacteria than Heavy Men

The American Journal of Human Biology reveals a link between Body Mass Index (BMI) and the amount of bacteria colonizing noses

February 18, 2014

Beyond Wellie Boots and Photo Ops: Exploring the Politics of Climate Change in the U.K.

WIREs Climate Change explores how the politics of climate change has shifted from one of consensus, to overt tribalism, and asks how this may be changed by the rise of hitherto fringe political parties.

February 18, 2014

Bouquets of Disease: How Flowers Attract and Spread Pathogen Microbes

New research in Ecology Letters explores this microbial world of flowers.

February 18, 2014

Increase in Arctic Cyclones is Linked to Climate Change, New Study Shows

Geophysical Research Lettersexplores link between climate change and Arctic cyclones

February 18, 2014

Infected Tasmanian Devils Reveal How Cancer Cells Evolve in Response to Humans

Evolutionary Applications explains how this gives us a unique opportunity to understand how human selection alters the evolution of cancerous cells.

February 13, 2014

Wiley to Publish Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria

Wiley announce a new partnership with Bergey’s Manual Trust, which will see Wiley publish Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria

February 06, 2014

Intervention in First 1000 Days Vital to Fulfilling Childhood Potential

Freely Available Special Issue published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

February 03, 2014

Walk-in access to high quality academic research available in UK public libraries

Students, independent researchers and small businesses can now access many of the world’s best academic papers across science, technology, medicine and other disciplines through their local libraries. This is the result of a unique collaboration between librarians and publishers, who have made their journal content available for free to UK libraries under a new initiative, Access to Research.

February 03, 2014

Horse’s Gait Controlled by Genetic Mutation Spread by Humans, New Study Reveals

New research in Animal Genetics reveals that a horse’s gait, an attribute central to its importance to humans, is influenced by a genetic mutation, spread by humans across the world.

January 21, 2014

Arctic Warmth Unprecedented in 44,000 Years, Reveals Samples of Ancient Moss

Recently exposed arctic moss reveals temperatures have reached levels unprecedented in 44,000 years

January 21, 2014

Flight of the Butterfly Reveals Impact of Environmental Change

Biotropica explores the migration of Marpesia chiron butterflies in the rainforests of Panama

January 21, 2014

It’s All About Me: Do Narcissists Make Good Line Managers?

Does your boss lack empathy or have a ‘grandiose sense of self importance,’ if so they may be a narcissist, claims new research in Personnel Psychology

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