Latest Social sciences Stories

2009-11-16 07:20:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as 400 years ago a correct explanation of the solar system set the stage for major progress in the physical sciences, so today a correct explanation of control is setting the stage for major progress in the life sciences.

2009-10-13 14:48:42

Those who stay in their original field fare best mentally, report finds.

2009-09-14 11:21:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters has announced the launch of Century of Social Sciences(TM), a superior and unique set of backfiles covering groundbreaking research in the social sciences back to 1900.

2009-08-27 09:46:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility offer a unique picture of organizations that are finding this middle ground.

2009-08-04 15:15:24

A widely publicized analysis of social network size, which reported dramatically increasing social isolation when it was published in 2006, has sparked an academic debate in the August issue of the American Sociological Review (ASR), the flagship journal of the American Sociological Association.

2009-05-27 14:47:00

Experiments based on recommendations from National Research Council BEAVERTON, Ore., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Helping students in high school and college think critically about chemistry experiments, while providing educators with easy-to-use labs, was the goal of authors Donald L.

2009-05-20 10:05:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Intercoast College, Sierra Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, and Strategies for Change will host the William Glasser Institute's annual West Region Choice Theory Conference on Saturday May 30 at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West.

2009-05-12 09:02:00

New social community integrated into RFMA website helps members connect with one another and share information online ATLANTA, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Restaurant Facility Management Association (RFMA) (www.rfmaonline.com) announced today that it has added a social networking community to its website using technology from social media solutions provider ThePort Network, Inc.

2009-05-11 18:05:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hair color, sense of humor, friends -- what are you made of? Explore how the physical, psychological and social elements in your life unite in Identity: An Exhibition of You.

2009-04-13 09:20:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 4 offers 25 additional formative assessment probes to help reveal students' preconceptions of fundamental science concepts, bringing the total to 100 in the popular series by author Page Keeley.

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