The author of a new study of evolutionary convergence argues that the development of life on Earth is predictable, meaning that similar organisms should therefore have appeared on other, Earth-like planets.
New book offers troubling look inside Teach for America. Nineteen alumni of TFA, a former TFA staff member and a researcher discuss the organization's training and diversity programs, corporate culture, and possible displacement of veteran teachers in high-need schools.
An electronic manual for company decision-makers has been published, providing companies with guidance concerning the planning and building of sustainable business models and networks. The manual was the by-product of a research project at Lappeenranta University of Technology.
Around the world, Singapore has been known as the nation that catapulted itself from a third world to a first world country in a single generation in an economic sense, but there has been little international publicity about Singapore's significant transformation in its cultural 'software' capabilities, audience and vibrancy over the same period of time, and in particular, the last two decades.
They are among the most iconic and easily-recognizable animals anywhere in the world, and play a striking role in both art and popular culture throughout the ages. Now, the elegant and captivating flamingo is the subject of a fascinating new book, authored by a leading expert from the University of Exeter.
Loyola University Health System radiation oncologist William Small, Jr., M.D., is co-editor of the first textbook of its kind devoted to describing the biological complexities of breast cancer in a way that is relevant to radiation oncologists.
Loyola University Medical Center radiation oncologist William Small, Jr., M.D., is co-editor of 'Radiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences,' the first-of-its kind stand-alone reference on the subject.
The results of regional geological study and geophysical surveying, including interpretation of common midpoint seismic geotraverses (1-EU, TATSEIS, and 4B in Russia; DOBRE in Ukraine; FIRE project in Finland), bear new information on 3-D deep crustal structure and geological history of the early Precambrian East European craton. In addition, new geochemical, petrological, and geochronological data on the unique Mesoarchean-Neoarchean Belomorian eclogite province are presented in this new special paper from The Geological Society of America.
Brodsky maintains that choice of music can have a major influence on driving, and, in some circumstances, lead to serious and even fatal outcomes. In fact, the National Higway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that driver inattention, including music distraction, is a contributing factor in 25 to 30 percent of the 1.2 million crashes per year in the US.
ICFO and Cambridge University Press publish a book dedicated to discovering the amazing powers of light. The launch of the book coincides with the celebration of the International Year of Light 2015 proclaimed by UNESCO.