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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

January 21, 2014

Ivory Burning and Cartels: Are Anti-Poaching Efforts Repeating the Mistakes of the ‘War on Drugs’?

Research in Conservation Letters asks if anti-poaching measures are repeating the mistakes of the ‘War on Drugs’

January 07, 2014

Deep Gas From Rome’s Airport 'Geyser' Reveals Hazard of Future Eruptions

Geophysical Research Letters study explores Rome airport's mysterious gas 'geyser'

January 07, 2014

New Phone Alerts for Extreme Weather May Prevent Casualties in India

Research in Atmospheric Science Letters details how computer science undergraduates in India have created image based mobile phone alerts for extreme weather

January 07, 2014

Structure on the Canadian Seabed Identified as Meteorite Crater By New Research

Meteoritics & Planetary Science reports on Canada's ancient underwater meteorite crater

January 07, 2014

Temperature Found to be Most Significant Driver of the World's Tallest Trees

New Phytologist explores the importance of temperature to the world's tallest trees, and the implications for adapting to climate change

12:00 AM EST December 12, 2013

Beating the Poppy Seed Defense: New Test Can Distinguish Heroin Use from Seed Ingestion

Research in Drug Testing and Analysis explores a new test which may present a solution to the ‘poppy seed defense.’

December 09, 2013

Transferable Peer Review Pilot Launched For Wiley Neuroscience Journals

Wiley announces the trial of an enhanced system of peer review, which will allow for the transfer of reviewer comments between journals

December 02, 2013

Can Big Cats Co-Exist? Study Challenges Lion Threat to Cheetah Cubs

Lions are not a major predator for Cheetah cubs, reports the Journal of Zoology

December 02, 2013

Honey Thieves Spread Disease: Bees Which Steal From Weak Hives Carry Killer Disease

Environmental Microbiology reports that thieving bees may spread American foulbrood (AFB) disease.

December 02, 2013

Repeating what Jack Nicolson Told me: How Popular Movies (Briefly) Influence Our Political Views

Research in Social Science Quarterly has found that movies watched purely for entertainment can influence our political views for up two weeks

November 21, 2013

Wiley Wins IT Project Team of the Year at the UK IT Industry Awards 2013

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to learn that Wiley colleagues are the recipients of the IT Project Team of the Year Award in the Organisational Excellence Awards category of the UK IT Industry Awards 2013. Organised by Computing and the BCS – the Chartered Institute for IT – the Awards are an annual celebration of the very best IT professionals working in the UK, and are seen as the benchmark for outstanding performance throughout the UK computer industry.

November 18, 2013

How Can Climate Scientists Win Over a Distrustful Public Audience?

WIREs Climate Change reports on two strategies scientists can use to gain public trust

November 18, 2013

Monkey Medicine: New Evidence for Self-medication in Wild Bonobo Apes

A population of African bonobo apes have been found to self-medicate to combat parasite infections.

November 18, 2013

Starting and Canceling Geoengineering Would Cause Huge Warming Spike

The sudden termination of large-scale geoengineering projects could drive half a century's worth of warming in just a few years.

November 18, 2013

Study Reveals Ecological Threat of Anti-Dandruff Agent in Shampoo

New research reveals  anti-dandruff agent in shampoos and found that it acts like a fungicide commonly used in agriculture