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Public Release: 16-Jul-2015
New books mark 100 years since Einstein's general theory of relativity
Two new books released today mark the centenary of Einstein's general theory of relativity, a revolutionary explanation of how gravity works that had far-reaching consequences. Not only did it explain the motion of the planets; it also described the history and expansion of the universe, the physics of black holes, and the bending of light from distant stars and galaxies.

Contact: Dov Smith
dovs@savion.huji.ac.il
972-258-82844
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Public Release: 16-Jul-2015
Anne Clifford's 'Great Books of Record'
In her 'Great Books of Record,' Anne Clifford places herself within the dynamic history of the ancient Clifford family, providing an unbroken view into medieval and early modern life for nearly six centuries. In this annotated edition, we glimpse the lives of simple widows, traders, farmers, and laborers juxtaposed with the adventures of soldiers, lords and ladies, princes and princesses.

Contact: Nicola Werritt
n.c.werritt@hud.ac.uk
01-484-473-315
University of Huddersfield

Public Release: 15-Jul-2015
CFC most likely major driver of climate change, not CO2: Expert
In his forthcoming book, 'New Theories and Predictions on the Ozone Hole and Climate Change,' Professor Lu quantifies the contributions of the cosmic-ray-driven electron-induced-reaction mechanism to the ozone hole and of the CFC-warming mechanism to global surface temperature change.

Contact: Jason CJ
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 14-Jul-2015
Family support more important than pre-school care in securing children's wellbeing
The government needs to focus as much on supporting deprived and disadvantaged families as it does on increasing the number of hours of free pre-school care if it is to secure the best outcomes for young children, according to new research from the University of Warwick.

Contact: Lee Page
l.page@warwick.ac.uk
44-024-765-74255
University of Warwick

Public Release: 14-Jul-2015
Mathematics professor teaching in an elementary school -- a whole new learning experience
The book, 'Arithmetic for Parents: A Book for Grown-Ups About Children's Mathematics' offers parents who wish to help their children a second chance, a new view of elementary mathematics. The author, a mathematics professor in Israel's Institute of Technology, went to teach in elementary schools and made a surprising discovery: that elementary mathematics has a lot of depth and beauty.

Contact: Jason CJ
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 10-Jul-2015
New book on cognition from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
The scientific results discussed in 'Cognition: Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology LXXIX' shed light on many areas of normal brain function but also offer novel insights into the treatment of psychiatric, neurological, and neurodegenerative diseases. This volume includes state-of-the-art neurobiological research at genetic, molecular, cellular, circuit, and whole brain resolution. The Symposium Proceedings provides an integrative overview of the current state of the field.

Contact: Robert Redmond
rredmond@cshl.edu
516-422-4101
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Public Release: 8-Jul-2015
Learn cutting-edge research opportunities using new DNA sequencing technologies
'Next-Generation DNA Sequencing Informatics, 2e,' from CSHL Press, provides a thorough, plain-language introduction to the necessary informatics methods and tools for analyzing NGS data and provides detailed descriptions of algorithms, strengths and weaknesses of specific tools, pitfalls, and alternative methods. This book addresses the informatics needs of students, laboratory scientists, and computing specialists who wish to take advantage of the explosion of research opportunities offered by new DNA sequencing technologies.

Contact: Robert Redmond
rredmond@cshl.edu
516-422-4101
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Public Release: 8-Jul-2015
Manchester academics complete Britain's largest study of murder
The most in-depth and comprehensive study of murder in Britain has been completed by a husband and wife team and is the subject of a new book.

Contact: Kath Paddison
kath.paddison@manchester.ac.uk
44-161-275-0790
University of Manchester

Public Release: 7-Jul-2015
Renewable energy finance
Imperial College Press's latest book on 'Renewable Energy Finance' reveals how putting the brakes on climate change is not a question of science and technology but rather one of financial commitment and political will.

Contact: Jason CJ
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 7-Jul-2015
Intelligent big multimedia databases
When examining multimedia databases, we have to consider subsymbolical AI, algorithms from signal processing, image recognition, high-dimensional indexing and machine learning. This is what World Scientific's latest book on 'Intelligent Big Multimedia Databases' seeks to do.
Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Contact: Jason CJ
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 7-Jul-2015
Everything you need to know about coastal engineering -- international compendium published
Coastal and ocean engineers can now look forward to new research reading material compiled in a single compendium. Published by World Scientific, the 'International Compendium of Coastal Engineering' aims to provide a comprehensive overview of coastal engineering from basic theory to engineering practice.

Contact: Jason CJ
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 6-Jul-2015
Back to the basics of pattern recognition and machine learning
World Scientific's latest book on 'Introduction to Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning' adopts a detailed and methodological algorithmic approach to explain the concepts of pattern recognition.

Contact: Jason CJ
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
646-65775 x247
World Scientific

Public Release: 6-Jul-2015
Research shows how Japanese American internment camps were covered during World War II
Drexel Communications Professor Ron Bishop published a book analyzing how the internment of people of Japanese American descent, mostly American citizens, was covered by local newspapers during World War Two.

Contact: Alissa Falcone
acf57@drexel.edu
215-571-4319
Drexel University

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