Latest Social sciences Stories

2010-04-13 11:15:00

Argentinean and Spanish researchers have shown that indigenous societies in Patagonia, the southernmost region of the Earth inhabited by humans over the past 13,000 years, were not static and marginal as had always been thought, but in fact had high levels of social organization.

2010-04-12 09:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teachers and administrators looking to broaden the scope of their leadership roles will welcome the practical approaches outlined in Science Education Leadership: Best Practices for the New Century.

2010-04-08 09:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bestselling author Richard Konicek-Moran introduces 15 new mysteries in this third volume of his award-winning series.

2010-03-29 07:00:00

Research Associate Eric Ingbar has documented the ways to create uniform, enterprise-wide information management for cultural resources SAN JOSE, Calif., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has published A Case Study of Enterprise Historic Resources Information Management in Large Transportation Agencies.

2010-03-18 12:44:18

Social science is at the center of every major challenge the world faces, yet faces a tough future, according to a panel of senior academics and politicians speaking in London this week.

2010-03-15 13:46:07

Studies in the United States have long shown that rich people tend to be healthier than poor people, and that this “health gap” between the haves and have-nots gets worse as people get older. But is that because the U.S. is a capitalist society?

2009-12-15 23:30:34

It has been claimed that interpersonal trust can play more of a role in how an economy develops than capital, as the complexity of business transactions increases.

2009-12-09 11:25:00

Recent studies show that one in three Canadians suffer from stress and the number is on the rise, but stress isn't a new problem.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.