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2010-12-14 08:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- First One Digital Publishing announces the company will go live on 1/11/11 by unveiling its robust e-Commerce website, its first release ebook catalog and the debut of the "First One Contest." First One Digital Publishing is a new brand of Publishing Company focused on publishing literary content exclusively over digital e­reader formats. First One is owned by mgmt one, a premier full-service business advisory firm and...

2010-12-08 13:14:00

Groundbreaking Survey of Largest U.S. Ports Concludes Typical Port Truck Driver is Misclassified as an Independent Contractor - and Paid Poverty-Level Wages, Denied Health Care & Other Employee Standards Report Calls On U.S. Ports, Congress and Federal Gov't to Require Trucking Companies to Legitimately Employ Drivers, Take Responsibility for Trucks, and Clean Up Air NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new groundbreaking study of the U.S. port trucking industry finds...

2010-11-26 12:07:25

Women are underrepresented and on average perform more poorly than men in introductory physics. But a recent study finds that this gap arises predominantly from differential preparation prior to college and psychological factors, rather than differences in ability. And the effects of these psychological factors can be largely overcome with a brief writing exercise focusing on important values, such as friends and family, learning or even music. This simple "values affirmation" writing...

2010-11-23 00:01:09

Dr. Louis Rosner, retired professor of clinical neurology at University of California Los Angeles, and the former head of their Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, and his co-author, Shelley Ross, have been selected to provide the information on Multiple Sclerosis for the New Dr. Mehmet Oz network, Sharecare. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 Dr. Louis Rosner, retired professor of clinical neurology at University of California Los Angeles, and the former head of their Multiple Sclerosis...

2010-11-08 19:58:22

Plants that can pollinate themselves are more likely to go extinct, says new study of nightshade plant family Many plants can pollinate themselves and reproduce without the aid of a mate, thanks to having both male and female parts. But the short-term perks of being able to go it alone come with long-term costs, says a new study in the journal Science. The reason is because plants that can pollinate themselves are more prone to extinction, scientists say. Flowering plants are incredibly...

2010-08-24 07:45:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Wall Street brokers and active money managers exploit the public's lack of expertise and understanding for their own benefit. The Investment Answer exposes these tactics and educates investors about what really matters in investing. Co-author Gordon Murray says, "The book clearly explains the answers to the five key questions any investor needs to know to have a successful investment experience." The book is written by Dan Goldie, who has...

2010-08-11 14:44:32

New study examines commonly requested procedures and the impact on BDD symptoms A new study finds that while many who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) seek cosmetic procedures, only two percent of procedures actually reduced the severity of BDD. Despite this poor long-term outcome, physicians continue to provide requested surgeries to people suffering from BDD. The study was recently published in Annals of Plastic Surgery. Katharine A. Phillips, MD, is the director of the body image...

2010-08-05 15:39:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following essay was written by Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande, dean, George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster University in St. Louis; and Chuck Feltz, Webster University alumnus (MA '89) and co-author, "Never by Chance: Aligning People and Strategy Through Intentional Leadership": We don't know all the details, but when we listened to Tony Hayward as he was grilled in Congress about BP's safety record, he kept...

2010-07-28 19:09:06

New study suggests primary role of ocean temperature in the distribution of marine biodiversity, documents significant overlap between areas of high human impact and diversity hotspots In an unprecedented effort that will be published online on the 28th of July by the international journal Nature, a team of scientists mapped and analyzed global biodiversity patterns for over 11,000 marine species ranging from tiny zooplankton to sharks and whales. The researchers found striking similarities...

2010-07-12 10:37:00

NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half (45.9 percent) of executives report that complexity of implementation is their organizations' biggest challenge in improving enterprise risk management, according to a recent online poll from Deloitte. "Executives relying on conventional wisdom often miss the unconventional realities that can make risk management appear insurmountably complex," said Frederick Funston, a principal with Deloitte & Touche LLP and co-author of the newly...