A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2017 Recently, I received a review copy of a new release from Oxford University Press entitled "A Cabinet of Ancient Medical Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the Healing Arts of Greece and Rome by J. Show More Summary
The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford launched the first complete, digital catalogue for 19th-century photography pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot. The post An Online Catalogue for All 25,000 of William Henry Fox Talbot’s Photographs appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Scientists from MIPT, the University of Oxford, and the Russian Academy of Sciences have estimated the number of stars disrupted by solitary supermassive black holes in galactic centers that formed via mergers of galaxies containing supermassive black holes. Show More Summary
Rasputin has danced around the defenses of organizations from NYU and Oxford to the Oklahoma state government.
(University of Oxford) New research from an Oxford University, collaborative study suggests that the unique spinning technique used by the venomous American brown recluse spider, could inspire scientific developments and improve materials used in space travel.
(Molecular Biology and Evolution (Oxford University Press)) In a new study, an international team led by geneticist Anna Olivieri from the University of Pavia tackles a highly interesting question: what were the origins of the Sardinian...Show More Summary
The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Alasdair Roberts' Four Crises of American Democracy: Representation, Mastery, Discipline, Anticipation, just out from Oxford University Press.
(Oxford University Press USA) Findings published in the journal Behavioral Ecology reveal that skin with yellow and red pigments is perceived as more attractive in Caucasian males, but this skin coloring does not necessarily signal actual good health.
(Oxford University Press USA) Oxford University Press is pleased to announce that one of its journals, Virus Evolution, has won the 2017 PROSE Award for the Best New Journal in the Science, Technology, and Medicine category. The PROSE...Show More Summary
Animal welfare issues receive varying levels of UK media attention, with some species being more widely reported than others, a new University of Oxford study has found.
(University of Oxford) Researchers from Oxford's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) and World Animal Protection have published the first review of how wild animal welfare is reported in the UK media. The research suggestsShow More Summary
University of Oxford, Associate Professorship of Taxation Law: The University proposes to appoint an Associate Professor of Taxation Law. The MSc Taxation is a Law Faculty degree that is organised and taught jointly with the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, based in the Saïd Business School (the Tax Centre)....
The story of the New Oxford Shakespeare, the one that's shaking the Bard world with data-driven literary analysis and more, intertwines painfully (and in a way Shakespeare might have appreciated) with a tale of academic backstabbing, disappeared budgets and institutional support gone missing - if it was ever promised in the first place.
John Germov & Lauren Williams, eds. A Sociology of Food & Nutrition: The Social Appetite, 4th ed. Oxford University Press, 2017. I know about this book mainly because my NYU colleague Marie Bragg and I have a chapter in it, “The politics of government dietary advice: the influence of Big Food.” The book is meant […]
(Oxford University Press USA) Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Society for the Study of Reproduction to publish Biology of Reproduction.
(eLife ) Scientists at the Medical Research Council Brain Network Dynamics Unit at the University of Oxford have pinpointed two distinct mechanisms in the human brain that control the balance between speed and accuracy when making decisions.
(Oxford University Press USA) Some types of Immigration policy and enforcement can negatively affect the well-being of Latino immigrants, but few studies have examined the repercussions to the health of Latino newborns. New findings,...Show More Summary
NAME: Neil Gorsuch. BIRTHDATE: August 29, 1967. BIRTHPLACE: Denver, Colorado. EDUCATION: B.A., Columbia University, 1988; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1991; D.Phil., University of Oxford, 2004. CURRENT JOB: 2006-present: Judge, United … Click to Continue »
(University of Oxford) Not so long ago, observing fundamental particles was reserved for scientists with complex equipment. Now, technological progress mean anyone can explore the world of particles from their phone.VENu is a new, free...Show More Summary