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Public Release: 13-Jun-2016
Darwin's 'true century' was delayed until animal biographies illuminated social evolution
Over the last 50 years, long-term studies following individual animals over entire lifespans have allowed insight into the evolutionary influence of social behavior -- finally fulfilling the holistic approach to evolution first suggested by Darwin, argues the author of a new milestone work on mammal societies.

Contact: Fred Lewsey
University of Cambridge

Public Release: 7-Jun-2016
How did today's Washington get so politically divided?
Just two years after reelecting President Obama, how did Americans sweep Democratic power from the Senate and give Republicans even greater control of the House? Focused on election results and key data by county and district for the House, Senate, and governors' elections from the 2013-2014 election year, 'America Votes 31' is published today by CQ Press (an imprint of SAGE Publishing).

Contact: Camille Gamboa

Public Release: 2-Jun-2016
The EU to remain the once and future ruler in a global economy?
Although the United Kingdom is considering leaving the European Union and other economic players, such as China, are emerging, researchers suggest that the EU is -- and will remain -- a dominant player in the world's business arena.

Contact: Matt Swayne
Penn State

Public Release: 2-Jun-2016
How to ride on brainwaves: From ideas to business
Anil Sethi started working for two cups of coffee per day when he began his first startup. He had to struggle with lots of failures and eventually became a successful Swiss entrepreneur. In his book From Science to Startup: The Inside Track of Technology Entrepreneurship, he charts the experiences, pitfalls and knowledge behind transforming scientific ideas into successful startups and offers a practical guide for those who want to turn their ideas into real business.

Contact: Christiane Ranke

Public Release: 1-Jun-2016
How running makes us human
Barefoot runner and University of Kent lecturer Dr. Vybarr Cregan-Reid makes a compelling case in a new book for how running can make people's lives better.

Contact: Martin Herrema
University of Kent

Public Release: 31-May-2016
Clay country poet suffered from congenital syphilis
Cornish 'Poet of the Clay' Jack Clemo became blind and deaf because of congenital syphilis inherited from his father, a new University of Exeter study has found.

Contact: Kerra Maddern
University of Exeter

Public Release: 29-May-2016
America's lack of woman president 'exceptional'; Hillary Clinton suited for job
It's high time the United States elected the first woman president, and Hillary Clinton's ability to handle global and domestic issues makes her most qualified to do the job, according to a new book edited by Dinesh Sharma, associate research professor at the Institute for Global Cultural Studies, Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Contact: Dinesh Sharma
Binghamton University

Public Release: 27-May-2016
Cyborgs closer to becoming a reality of human evolution
Our excitement with and rapid uptake of technology -- and the growing opportunities for artificial brain enhancement -- are putting humans more firmly on the path to becoming cyborgs, according to evolution experts from the University of Adelaide.

Contact: Maciej Henneberg
University of Adelaide

Public Release: 26-May-2016
Free e-book to support anti-smoking fight released by Georgia State
A free electronic book to assist researchers, practitioners, advocates, students and others interested in working to end smoking, one of the leading causes of death and disease globally, has been released by the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

Contact: Anna Varela
Georgia State University

Public Release: 24-May-2016
US prison camps demonstrate the fragile nature of rights, says author
The US has been a leading voice for human rights. It's also run prison camps, now and in the past, that denied people those rights. A. Naomi Paik wanted to explore that contradiction -- finding out why these camps were organized, how they were justified, how prisoners have been treated and their response to that treatment. The result is her book 'Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in US Prison Camps since World War II.'

Contact: Craig Chamberlain
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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