Penguin group (usa) Company Profile

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Penguin Group (USA) Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of the internationally renowned Penguin Group, the second-largest English-language trade book publisher in the world. Formed in 1996 as a result of the merger between Penguin Books USA and The Putnam Berkley Group, Penguin Group (USA), under the stewardship of Chief Executive Officer, David Shanks, is a leading U.S. adult and children's trade book publisher. The Penguin Group, with primary operations in the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States and Canada, and smaller operations in South Africa and India, is led by its CEO and Chairman, John Makinson, and is owned by Pearson plc. Pearson is an international media company with market-leading businesses in education, business information, and consumer publishing. Penguin Group (USA) publishes under a wide range of prominent imprints and trademarks, among them Berkley Books, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, New American Library, Penguin, Philomel, G. P. Putnam's Sons, Riverhead Books, Viking and Frederick Warne. The company possesses perhaps the world's most prestigious list of best-selling authors and a backlist of unparalleled breadth, depth, and quality. The Penguin Group's roster of bestselling authors is a Who's Who of the industry, including among hundreds of others Dorothy Allison, Nevada Barr, Saul Bellow, A. Scott Berg, Maeve Binchy, Harold Bloom, Sylvia Browne, Tom Clancy, Robin Cook, Patricia Cornwell, Catherine Coulter, Clive Cussler, Eric Jerome Dickey, Richard Paul Evans, Helen Fielding, Ken Follett, Sue Grafton, W. E. B. Griffin, Nick Hornby, the Dalai Lama, Spencer Johnson, Jan Karon, Anne Lamott, James McBride, Terry McMillan, Arthur Miller, Jacqueline Mitchard, Toni Morrison, Kathleen Norris, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert B. Parker, Nora Roberts, John Sandford, Carol Shields, John Steinbeck, Amy Tan, and Kurt Vonnegut.


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To tell the sex of a Galápagos penguin, measure its beak, researchers say

(University of Washington) Scientists at the University of Washington have announced that, for a Galápagos penguin, beak size is nearly a perfect indicator of whether a bird is male or female.

Largest king penguin colony has shrunk nearly 90%

(CNRS) The world's biggest colony of king penguins is found in the National Nature Reserve of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF). Using high-resolution satellite images, researchers from t...

Asetek Receives Follow-on Order From Penguin Computing

Asetek Receives Follow-on Order From Penguin Computing

Enormous penguin population crashes by almost 90%

Largest King Penguin Colony Has Shrunk Nearly 90 Percent

Data shows that the decline began in the late 1990s, coinciding with a major climatic event in the Southern Ocean related to El Niño

Largest King Penguin Colony Sees 90 Percent Reduction

NewsThe causes of the colony's collapse remain a mystery but may be environmental.Contri

Travelling thousands of kilometers to feed -- Otago studies penguins' 'crazy' journeys

(University of Otago) Imagine making a 7,000 km journey just for dinner. That, University of Otago scientists have found, is the life of the elusive Fiordland penguin

To Paxil, with love

In 1994, Penguin Books published what would become a national bestseller titled, Listening to Prozac written by Dr. Peter Kramer, a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Brown University at the time. Th...

PubMed Articles [1724 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Penguin colony attendance under artificial lights for ecotourism.

Wildlife watching is an emerging ecotourism activity around the world. In Australia and New Zealand, night viewing of little penguins attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors per year. As penguins s...

A novel coupled fluid-behavior model for simulating dynamic huddle formation.

A coupled numerical model is developed to examine aggregative behavior in instances where the behavior not only responds to the environment, but the environment responds to the behavior such as fish s...

Time-lapse imagery of Adélie penguins reveals differential winter strategies and breeding site occupation.

Polar seabirds adopt different over-wintering strategies to survive and build condition during the critical winter period. Penguin species either reside at the colony during the winter months or migra...

Marathon penguins - Reasons and consequences of long-range dispersal in Fiordland penguins / Tawaki during the pre-moult period.

Migratory species often roam vast distances bringing them into contact with diverse conditions and threats that could play significant roles in their population dynamics. This is especially true if lo...

Group Influences on Engaging Self-Control: Children Delay Gratification and Value It More When Their In-Group Delays and Their Out-Group Doesn't.

Self-control emerges in a rich sociocultural context. Do group norms around self-control influence the degree to which children use it? We tested this possibility by assigning 3- to 5-year-old childre...

Clinical Trials [3964 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Penguin Cold Caps in the Prevention of Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients

The goal of this study is to estimate the efficacy of Penguin cold caps in preventing or reducing hair loss in patients receiving (neo)adjuvant chemotherapy (one of four common regimens) f...

Impact of LOFT Therapy™ on Breast Cancer Survivors

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and feasibility of LOFT Therapy in breast cancer survivors. In a previous study, the investigators found that many patients are more deb...

The Influence of Hypotensive Drugs on Mineral Status in Experimental and Clinical Studies

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of hypotensive treatment combined with a higher zinc supply in the diet and supplements on the mineral status and selected biochemical para...

Safety, Tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of Escalating Single Doses of TAK-828 in Healthy Participants

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of single oral doses of TAK-828 in healthy non-Japanese and Japanese participants.

Ultrasound and Exercises in Knee Osteoarthritis

The aim of this investigation is to compare the effects of continuous (CUS) and pulsed (PUS) ultrasound associated with a program of exercises on pain, range of motion, muscle strength, fu...

Companies [1637 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Penguin Computing

For well over a decade Penguin Computing has been dedicated to delivering complete, integrated Enterprise and High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions that are innovative, cost ...

Penguin group (usa)

Penguin Group (USA) Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of the internationally renowned Penguin Group, the second-largest English-language trade book publisher in the world. Formed in 1996 as a result of the m...

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Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provide...


Pearson (NYSE: PSO), the global leader in education services, technology and school solutions, provides innovative print and digital education materials for preK through college, student information s...

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