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Dartmouth expert available to discuss dire state of ocean fisheries
Dartmouth scholar D.G. Webster, an expert in marine policy and environmental governance and economics, is available to discuss the perilous state of the world's ocean fisheries.
Find of the century in Yavneh sheds light on ancient religious cult in Palestine
After several years of work, the second and final volume on the excavations at Yavneh, located about 20 kilometers south of Tel Aviv in Israel, has just been released. This covers what was probably one of the smallest digs ever performed as it was restricted to a repository pit that was only roughly 2 meters across and 1.5 meters deep.
Launching new Lund University Press
The scholarly book isn't dead. Researchers have long been under pressure to publish articles rather than monographs, but complex issues call for a larger format than the article provides. The new Lund University Press testifies to that fact. In collaboration with the third largest University Press in Britain, it will spread top-class Lund research world-wide, publishing its books simultaneously online (Open Access) and in print.
From garden to gut: New book from explores hidden world of microbes
A new book by geologist David Montgomery and his wife, Anne Bikle, takes a historical and deeply personal look at the hidden world of microbes.
Secret lives of falafel and bagels: How 2 simple foods epitomize the Jewish experience
What do bagels and falafel have in common? A Hebrew University researcher claims the identification of the bagel with American Jewry, and falafel's similar status among Israeli Jews, teaches us about the dynamics of migration and changing self-identification of their respective communities. 'These two simple foods epitomize the modern Jewish experience, attesting to a community's desire to integrate into surrounding society, while maintaining a distinct cultural or ethnic identity.'
Examining civil wars from 1816 to today, CQ Press launches A Guide to Intra-state Wars
While the practice of war has been a feature of humankind for millennia, few understand the phenomenon through systematic analysis, especially when it comes to organized warfare within states. Launching today, A Guide to Intra-state Wars: An Examination of Civil, Regional, and Intercommunal Wars, 1816-2014 uses data to illustrate how civil war is defined, as well as how the number, severity, location, and participation in intra-state warfare have changed through nearly 300 civil wars.
Software architect's book a comprehensive guide to developing Android apps
An accomplished software architect, Adam Gerber focuses primarily on software engineering for enterprise Java and Android development. Recently, he co-authored a programming how-to book, Learn Android Studio: Build Android Apps Quickly and Effectively, which uses both online and offline resources to teach students how to create their own apps.
New book on DNA recombination from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
'DNA Recombination' from CSHLPress covers all aspects of recombinational DNA repair, meiotic recombination, and the regulation of these processes. The contributors examine the dozens of proteins that are involved in recombinational repair and the various pathways in which they are employed (e.g., gene conversion or break-induced replication). They also discuss how these proteins and pathways are strictly regulated to avoid genomic instability, which can lead to diseases such as cancer, and how they are coordinated with other nuclear processes.
A new countryside legacy from Roman Britain
New research from the University of Exeter has found that the Roman influence on our landscape extends beyond the legacy of our urban infrastructure to also shape the countryside and our rural surroundings.
Confessions of the Pricing Man -- How price affects everything
In his latest book Confessions of the Pricing Man, management thinker and pricing specialist Hermann Simon explains how innovative pricing strategies, tactics and tricks work. Simon is the founder and chairman of Simon-Kucher & Partners, the global leader in price consulting represented in 22 countries.
New book examines health challenges for the rapidly urbanizing planet
'Innovating for Healthy Urbanization' is edited by three experts with deep experience in global health issues. The book argues that using the 'innovations' lens can provide a unique platform through which solutions for urbanization and health can emerge.
Contact: Ken McGuffin
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management
Danish researchers pioneer comparative research on sign language
The book presents basic facts and structural aspects of sign languages, and the social, cultural, political, and historical contexts in which they are used. It is intended to provide deaf communities, scholars, students, professionals working with deaf people, and a general audience with a resource of both linguistic, anthropological, political and historical issues on sign languages and their users.
Breakthrough for mining research in the Bronze Age
Mining in the Alps dates back much further than previously thought -- in the Austrian region of Montafon since the Bronze Age. Thanks to C14 dating, a group of researchers from Goethe University in Frankfurt led by Professor Rüdiger Krause of the Institute of Archaeological Sciences was able to detect in the course of prospecting in the Bartholomäberg region at a height of 1,450 meters ancient traces of mining from the middle Bronze Age.
New book explores global reach of British royal family brand
Cele Otnes, Investors in Business Education Professor in the College of Business at the University of Illinois, is the co-author of the recently published book 'Royal Fever: The British Monarchy in Consumer Culture.'
Physics in a mad world
Six decades -- from the 1920s till 1980s -- were the golden age of physics. Never before have developments in physics played such an important role in the history of civilization, and they probably never will again. The unprecedented prosperity of the world in which we now live came with technological innovations originating from the discoveries of the 20th century physicists -- from nuclear fission and fusion to transistors, and from lasers to personal computers and Internet. This was an exhilarating time for physicists.
New from CSHLPress, an indispensable bench-side handbook for biologists using R
'Using R at the Bench: Step-by-Step Data Analytics for Biologists,' from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, is a convenient bench-side handbook for biologists, designed as a handy reference guide for elementary and intermediate statistical analyses using the free/public software package known as 'R.' It is both a simple refresher as well as an overview, and is available in both spiral bound hardcover and eBook formats.
Book describes efforts to help communities reduce climate vulnerabilities
Perhaps you have heard the adage 'think globally, act locally.' An MIT-led project taking that idea to heart has demonstrated a new method for getting local citizens and leaders to agree on the best ways of managing the immediate and long-term effects of climate change.
Increasing awareness of the deaf experience: The SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia
Since its start in the 1960s, deaf studies has been impacted by the political activism of deaf communities, significant advancements in technologies and medicine, and broadened knowledge in interdisciplinary disciplines such as deaf culture, signed languages and deaf bilingual education. Dedicated to the scholarship of deaf people and deaf communities worldwide, SAGE today announces the launch of the SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia.
Adult ADHD has become epidemic -- experts explain why
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is growing up. Stephen Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison authors of the newly published book, 'ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know,' confirm that adults -- and particularly women -- are reporting to clinics in record numbers, becoming the fastest-growing part of the population receiving diagnoses and prescriptions for stimulant medications.
How to model the immune system - 10 billion components at a time
The complexity of the human immune response has been difficult to characterize on a 'big picture' level, but researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have written the book on how it can be done.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
'Beyond Bullying' weaves research from the fields of psychology, sociology, economics, and history to create a single overarching theory of shame, offering a window into disturbing aspects of human behavior.
Surfing the Waves of Prediction
A comprehensive tour of emerging work on the predictive mind.
Are you moonstruck?
The first popular account of the growing scientific evidence for biological clocks in animals related to lunar cycles.
Springer Theses celebrates 5 years of success
Springer Theses, a book series comprising a selection of the very best Ph.D. theses from around the world, celebrates five years and a total of 500 published books. The series gives young scientists experience in writing and publishing a book with an established international publisher and helps them gain recognition for their research early on in their careers.
Guiding a business to new heights through transformational thinking
Inspired by a new era in human and business relations, the book 'Transformational Sales' provides a unique perspective on the business transformation resulting from the collaboration between suppliers and their strategic customers.
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