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John Wiley and Sons Inc. and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) announced today the launch of the Society’s first fully open access journal: Geo: Geography and Environment.
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New research in the Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, has found that fractured rocks may explain why the Nazca and South American tectonic plates have been the centre of a series of powerful earthquakes throughout the last century.
In a study by the Journal of Traumatic Stress, results show that women who adopt yoga may experience less symptoms of PTSD.
Frail elderly people living in residential care facilities are at increased risk of severe illness or death from outbreaks of viral gastroenteritis.
This is the finding from a study led by Craig Davis from Department of Health Queensland, published in the April issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.
Rutting stags and clawing bears are but two examples of male animals fighting over a mate, but research in New Phytologist has uncovered the first evidence of similar male struggles leading to the evolution of weaponry in plants.
Poisons are silent, effective and cheap, making the especially dangerous in Africa where they are used for both pest control and illegal poaching. However, as a new study in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences reveals, they also kill un-intended wildlife
A new evolutionary theory in BioEssays claims that consuming a diet very low in nutrients can extend lifespan in laboratory animals, a finding which could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans.
The Wildlife Society Bulletin reveals how U.S. military helicopters are to wildlife strikes
New research in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry reveals the fatal impact of diesel fuel on plankton, a crucial food source which underpins the polar ecosystem.
Research which used virtual reality mazes to study the spatial reasoning of chimpanzees, has found that chimps can outperform young human children.
The open air plays of the Ancient Greeks may offer us a valuable insight into the Mediterranean climate of the time, Weather reports.
The Wildlife Society Bulletin explores the fatal cost of human interaction with cougars and asks what state agencies can do to protect both species.
Regular use of Facebook linked to increase in weight anxiety, reports the International Journal of Eating Disorders
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.
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.
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.
The authors Peter Goos and Bradley Jones talk about their book
The American Journal of Human Biology reveals a link between Body Mass Index (BMI) and the amount of bacteria colonizing noses
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.
New research in Ecology Letters explores this microbial world of flowers.
Geophysical Research Lettersexplores link between climate change and Arctic cyclones