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Showing releases 26-38 out of 38.

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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
mllim@wspc.com
65-646-65775
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
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
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
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
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
n.c.werritt@hud.ac.uk
01-484-473-315
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
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
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
msullivan@support.ucla.edu
310-825-1046
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
abbya@mit.edu
617-253-2709
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
cjlim@wspc.com.sg
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
madeline.hall@taylorandfrancis.com
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
n.c.werritt@hud.ac.uk
01-484-473-3215
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
lisama2@gwu.edu
202-994-3121
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
d.sandes@exeter.ac.uk
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
aeron.haworth@manchester.ac.uk
44-161-275-8387
University of Manchester

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