The 20th century saw revolutions in scientific medicine, consumer culture, and social welfare, and in the understanding of human development and potential, explains Janet Golden. And while many intellectual thinkers, scientists, and industrial innovators helped to lead America into this new age, says the professor of history at Rutgers University-Camden, credit also goes to our youngest members of society: babies.
Prof Koh is known internationally for helping to establish the international law of the seas and for chairing the UN Conference on the Environment and Development in Rio. The book testifies of Prof Koh's masterful ability to distil complex issues and interests into actionable decisions and plans; disarm opponents and direct the energies around the negotiating table towards achieving what is right, good and ultimately, to the mutual benefit of all parties concerned.
Environmental issues are social in origin and all living beings are interconnected. That's how David Pellow sees it.
ESMO, the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, is pleased to announce the publication of the ESMO Precision Medicine Glossary in the Annals of Oncology. The 43 definitions are set to pave the way for consistent communication on precision medicine between oncologists, researchers and patients by standardizing the language in the field.
"Cell-Cell Junctions, Second Edition", published by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, reviews our understanding of the organization, regulation, and dynamics of cell-cell junctions and the roles they play in morphogenesis, tissue homeostasis, and disease. The contributors examine the assembly and structure of different cell-cell adhesion systems, the plasticity of cell-cell junctions (e.g., during cell migration), and how the junctions act as hubs to sense and transduce various mechanical and chemical signals.
A textbook guiding cardiologists on the latest treatments in cardiovascular medicine was recently published by two faculty members at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso).
What turns people into radical jihadist clerics? A new book by an MIT political scientist offers a new answer: thwarted career ambitions. More specifically, the book finds, a certain portion of Muslim clerics who end up advocating for jihad -- war against Islam's foes -- started out as mainstream clerics looking for state-sponsored jobs where they could use their intellectual training, only to become unemployed, disenchanted, and radicalized.
A new book by UC philosopher addresses global environmental degradation head-on using unique tools to create inclusive policy change and economic justice.
A new study by a sociologist at the University of Kent (UK) reveals how mixed-race British parents draw from their ethnic and racial backgrounds in identifying and raising their children.
'Business as usual' is not an option for the UK's nuclear energy sector; our energy companies' 'regressive and unjust funding approach' is causing fuel poverty, and the Northern Powerhouse could play a key role in shaping the UK's climate change future.