Securing Religious Institutions

  Recent events have highlighted the need for religious institutions to think about security. Although tragic, active shooter... Read more

Study: Humans Causing Sixth Extinction Event on Earth

Vitus Bering, the famous explorer, led perhaps the most ambitious scientific expedition ever in the 1730s. Commanding 10,000... Read more

The Science Behind a More Meaningful Understanding of Sexual Orientation

People who are attracted to others of the same sex develop their orientation before they are born. This... Read more

In Science Retraction A Learning Moment for Researchers and the Public

The recent case of the retraction of an article on the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift... Read more

Tool Use Is ‘Innate’ in Chimpanzees but Not Bonobos, Their Closest Evolutionary Relative

First evidence for a species difference in the innate predisposition for tool use in our closest evolutionary cousins... Read more

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Psychology

A Note from IESBS Author James Wright

Systemization of knowledge has been an important intellectual tradition for thousands of years in both the East and... Read more

Psychology

Development of Conscientiousness Over the Life Span

The following excerpt is taken from the Conscientiousness article in the recently published Second Edition of the International Encyclopedia of... Read more

Earth & Environmental Science

Top 5 Articles from the Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences Reference Module

Atmospheric Sciences Atmospheric Science is the study of the composition and structure of the atmosphere using tools from... Read more

Engineering

Engineering in an Age of Limits Pt. 3: Mechanical World View

Engineers did not invent the steam engine — the steam engine invented engineers. What will a post-oil society... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Helping Students Find the Right Fit

How do students best plan for a career in biomedical and life sciences? How do they successfully conduct... Read more

Engineering

Engineering in an Age of Limits Pt. 2: Peak Forests

Engineers did not invent the steam engine — the steam engine invented engineers. This article originally appeared on... Read more

Earth & Environmental Science

Geology, Tectonics, and Earth History

The following excerpt is taken from the Crust and Lithospheric Structure – Global Crustal Structure article in the... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Imaging of Microvasculature in Optical Territory

Assessment of blood flow in microcirculation is becoming an emerging dimension in medical research for quantifying vascular changes... Read more

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