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Public Release: 25-Jul-2014
University of Houston researcher publishes textbook on tissue engineering
Ravi Birla, associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Houston, has published his first book, 'Introduction to Tissue Engineering: Applications and Challenges.' The book offers a comprehensive guide to entering the field of artificial organ development.

Contact: Jeannie Kever
University of Houston

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
What constitutes an effective response to the global 'diabesity' tsunami?
This text describes the enormous global efforts expended in the attempt to prevent diabetes by implementing prevention programs in even the remotest communities. Although considerable progress is being made, clearly, much more needs to done. Effective coordination of governmental and non-governmental organizations, food and agricultural industries, regional and local health authorities, the practicing and academic medical communities is required with considerable investment of financial and other resources if the 'diabesity' tsunami is to be thwarted.

Contact: Jason Lim
65-646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
'Mom the Chemistry Professor'
When is the 'right' time? How can women meet the demands of a professorship while caring for a young family? Choosing to become a mother has a profound effect on the career path of women holding academic positions, especially in the physical sciences. Yet many women successfully manage to do both. In 'Mom the Chemistry Professor,' published by Springer, 15 inspirational personal accounts describe the challenges and rewards of combining motherhood with an academic career.

Contact: Joan Robinson

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
International Space Station researcher guides aim to maximize science
The International Space Station Program Science Office's new 15-book Researcher's Guide Series launched online on May 14 with three books already available for download and online viewing.

Contact: Laura Niles
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
'Beyond the North-South Culture Wars'
The book 'Beyond the North-South Culture Wars,' published by Springer, explores the conflicts which exist between northern and southern Australia. Increasingly, Australia's agriculturalists are looking to the nation's north to escape the decline in southern Australia's water and soil resources. Booming mineral and gas development is also helping to drive the nation's economic success. At the same time, the south's conservation sector would like to see much of the north preserved as iconic wilderness.

Contact: Joan Robinson

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
LSUHSC'S Sothern pens new book on safe exercise for overweight kids
Safe and Effective Exercise for Overweight Youth by Melinda Sothern, PhD, Professor and Director of Behavioral & Community Health Sciences at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health, provides exercise recommendations and guidelines specifically designed for overweight youth. The book addresses the challenges specific to these children including hypertension, asthma, type 2 diabetes, weakened muscles and heightened injury risk to assist health care providers in selecting safe and effective exercises for them.

Contact: Leslie Capo
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
New book reveals student life of Charles Darwin
Darwin's years in Cambridge were some of the most important and formative of his early life. This book is based on new research, including newly discovered Christ's College manuscripts and Darwin publications, and gathers together recollections of many of those who knew him as a student. This book reveals Darwin's Cambridge life in unprecedented detail.

Contact: Philly Lim
World Scientific

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
Uncovering the ingredients of champions
Professor Allan Snyder, one of the top 10 most creative people in higher education, has published his latest book on 'What Makes a Champion' with World Scientific.

Contact: Jason Lim
65-646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
This is how scientific structure will be revolutionized
Two decades ago a functionally anomalous science began. The fundamentally compromised 'science of consciousness' is unique in actually being the science of scientists. In recognizing and documenting this unusual problem, its solution becomes clear. Scientific behavior itself is at a developmental cusp that will see science transform to 'Dual-Aspect' after centuries in its juvenile 'Single-Aspect' form. Only then will the anomaly be gone and a true science of consciousness be possible. Only then will we scientists understand ourselves and how we do science.
Neuroengineering Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne

Contact: Jason Lim Chongjin
65-646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
Book: 'Female Aggression'
Dr. Gavin, a psychologist who is Director of Graduate Education at the University of Huddersfield's School of Human and Health Science, has been collaborating with Dr. Theresa Porter, a clinical psychologist based at a hospital in Connecticut, USA. The two women met at an academic conference and realized that they shared research interests. Their new book will lead to a greater understanding of the whole field of female aggression.

Contact: Nicola Werritt
University of Huddersfield

Public Release: 9-Jul-2014
Nobel Laureate Gerard 't Hooft publishes new popular science book on time
In this new book 'Time In Powers of Ten: Natural Phenomena and Their Timescales' published by World Scientific, both Hooft and his co-author, theoretical physicist Professor Stefan Vandoren, begin with the familiar unit of one second and tracks unique observations that fall within this unit before increasing its scale by differing factors of 10.

Contact: Jason Lim
65-646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
When grassroots activism becomes a commodity
In a new book UCLA sociologist Edward T. Walker pulls back the curtain on the lucrative industry of consultants who mobilize public activism as a marketable service, and who at times use covert 'astroturf' strategies that give the false impression of a mass movement. Corporations and trade groups use the approach to fight unwelcome legislation or regulation, to respond to the challenges of a controversy or to counter public opposition to their practices or products.

Contact: Meg Sullivan
University of California - Los Angeles

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
Time to rethink foreign policy?
In a new book, political scientist Barry Posen makes the case for a more limited US military strategy.

Contact: Abby Abazorius
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
Latest quantum field theory on graphene and topological insulators
The discovery of graphene and topological insulators realizes in the laboratory many exotic and non-perturbative phenomena proposed in the realm of high-energy physics and mathematics. The book 'Lecture notes on field theory in condensed matter physics' provides core knowledge to understand this exciting field of physics.

Contact: Jason Lim Chongjin
65-646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 3-Jul-2014
New from Garland Science -- now available: 'Cell Signaling: Principles and Mechanisms'
Garland Science is proud to announce the publication of 'Cell Signaling: Principles and Mechanisms' by Wendell Lim, Bruce Mayer, and Tony Pawson.

Contact: Madeline Hall
Garland Science, Taylor & Francis Group

Public Release: 3-Jul-2014
The Politics of Child Protection
This book brings you a critical analysis of From Every Child Matters and the Munro Review, to changing shifts in thinking from Coalition government. This book brings you a critical analysis of the political and policy changes the child protection system has experienced.

Contact: Nicola Werritt
University of Huddersfield

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
GW physician releases paperback edition of 'When Doctors Don't Listen'
Author Leana Wen, M.D., director of patient-centered care research and assistant professor of emergency medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, teaches patients how to better advocate for their health in her book, 'When Doctors Don't Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Testing.'

Contact: Lisa Anderson
George Washington University

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
Human intelligence and its relationship with computer science explored in new book
One of the greatest remaining mysteries for science to unravel is the subject of a fascinating new book, authored by an expert from the University of Exeter.

Contact: Duncan Sandes
University of Exeter

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
New dino-book highlights Britain's 'Three-rex'
Jurassic Britain was a 'dinosaur paradise' with more than 100 different species -- including three tyrannosaurs -- described in the scientific literature to date, says the author of a new book, Dinosaurs of the British Isles.

Contact: Aeron Haworth
University of Manchester

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Nanotechnology for a sustainable future, new book offers insights
A newly released book, Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety: Risk, Regulation and Management, offers insights into how these new technologies may be applied to build a sustainable future and provides practical strategies for identifying and mitigating the potential risks that accompany emerging nanotechnology.

Contact: Ishani Hewage
University of Michigan Risk Science Center

Public Release: 27-Jun-2014
Back-to-back books examine milestone economic events on 70th anniversary of Bretton Woods
Eric Helleiner spent 11 years poring over archived transcripts and memos to write 'Forgotten Foundations of Bretton Woods' which is released now at the 70th anniversary of the agreement. He researched 'The Status Quo Crisis,' an analysis of the financial collapse of 2008, while on sabbatical two years ago. The back-to-back release of the books -- 'Bretton Woods' is already on shelves, 'Status Quo Crisis' follows shortly (although now available on Kindle) -- is pure coincidence.

Contact: Nick Manning
University of Waterloo

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
Stanford's Precourt Institute partners with KQED on a new e-book series on energy
The Precourt Institute for Energy and KQED, public media for Northern California, have created a free, two-part e-book series on energy for iPads and Mac computers primarily targeted at grades eight to 13. The interactive e-books and companion curriculum give readers a broad introduction to energy.

Contact: Mark Shwartz
Stanford University

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
A new approach to negotiations
An MIT professor's book emphasizes the importance of long-term, strategic thinking.

Contact: Abby Abazorius
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 25-Jun-2014
Wild Connection: What Animal Mating and Courtship Tell Us About Human Relationships
Sex-crazed turtles, confused bees, and cheating swans. These are just a few of the things animal behavior expert Dr. Jennifer Verdolin discusses in this new book that blends humor and science to show the similarities between humans and animals when it comes to dating and relationships.

Contact: Jennifer Verdolin
National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
Endocrine Press publishes guide to treating metabolic emergencies
The Endocrine Society's publishing imprint Endocrine Press released its first original title, Endocrine and Metabolic Medical Emergencies, today during the Society's annual meeting, ICE/ENDO 2014.

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
The Endocrine Society

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