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2012-06-12 11:30:01

Members of the Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS) are calling for urgent action to halt the closure of specialist libraries and databases, before valuable resources and expertise are lost forever.

2012-02-03 11:54:16

A new study published in the journal Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety reveals that internet sites selling prescription statins directly to consumers are widespread.

2012-01-20 12:28:35

A new insight into the impact that warmer temperatures could have across the world has been uncovered by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.

2011-05-12 10:59:58

A new study from Family Process shows that passing down a family business is an emotional process, and key factors need to be in place in order for the transition to prove successful.

2011-03-14 14:18:54

Consumers need to know the true perils of purchasing artwork or luxury goods on the Internet.

2010-03-12 09:49:00

Ramping up for the next wave of scientific publishing MELVILLE, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Physics (AIP) announced today the hiring of three new publishing experts who will become part of a core leadership team that will help drive publishing forward into the 21st century.

2009-10-14 11:38:15

A group of researchers from Iowa State University shows that playing lots of video games has different effects on two types of cognitive activity, proactive and reactive attention.

2009-09-02 08:16:01

Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc (NYSE: JWa), (NYSE: JWb), has expanded its journal publishing program in dentistry.

2008-07-12 03:00:10

By Anonymous Wiley-Blackwell has teamed up with the Cognitive Science Society to publish the Cognitive Science journal and create the topiCS: Topics in Cognitive Science journal. They both seek to unite researchers from a broad range of fields who aim to understand the nature of the human mind.

Word of the Day
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.