A masterful exploration of history and the essence of mathematical reasoning to the future development of modern science and mathematics.
Clinical and epidemiological data are combined with sociology and anthropology to better understand preterm birth in the United States compared to Canada, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries.
In a new book, Carnegie Mellon University's Jay D. Aronson details the reasons why a promise was made to identify all victims of the Sept. 11th World Trade Center terrorist attack and why living up to the task has been so challenging.
Twenty current and former faculty members of the University of Colorado School of Medicine are contributors to a newly published collection of essays.
"Why Birds Matter" highlights the many essential services birds provide to ecosystems and the consequences to soil, plants and animals if bird species continue to disappear.
As governments around the world scramble to better respond to security threats, they are increasingly monitoring everyday things used to commit crime, like cell phones and automobiles. This novel approach to fighting crime forms the backdrop of recent research published by Keith Guzik, a sociologist at the University of Colorado Denver.
The terrorism threat to the Asia Pacific region is serious, imminent and on a growth trajectory, say scholars from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) in the latest book titled Handbook of Terrorism in the Asia-Pacific.
A guide launched today by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, outlines best practices to ensure environmentally responsible seismic surveys and other forms of undersea mapping, with the aim of minimizing negative impacts of loud associated noise on marine life.
Interviews with law enforcement officers who work with confidential drug informants reveal that the practice, while aiding in investigations and arrests, can also extract huge personal, professional and organizational costs, according to research published in a new book this month.
The number one issue facing policing today is the allegation that officers act on stereotypes and biases. Across the country, community members are expressing great concern about the over-representation of racial/ethnic minorities among individuals against whom police use force, and whom police arrest. In the new Springer book Producing Bias-Free Policing-A Science-Based Approach, author Lorie Fridell provides the reader with clear strategies and tools to guide police professionals in their efforts to produce fair policing.