A vaccine is needed for a definitive and durable end to HIV/AIDS

This post was written by Jill Gilmour and originally posted on the Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics blog – read more at: http://gheg-journal.co.uk/blog/ The AIDS pandemic continues to be a major global health issue.…


“Making academic collaboration easier”: an interview with Overleaf co-founder John Hammersley

To mark CUP’s new partnership with Overleaf, John Hammersley told us about the origins of the collaborative writing tool and the benefits that have led to its dramatic growth.


Origin of a major infectious disease in vertebrates: The timing of Cryptosporidium evolution and its hosts

The latest Parasitology Paper of the Month is “Origin of a major infectious disease in vertebrates: The timing of Cryptosporidium evolution and its hosts” by Juan C.…


Modern American History: Meet the Executive Editors

It is surprising that there has been no “big tent” journal devoted to recent U.S. history, a field of great vibrancy and enduring importance.…


The Longer Immigrant Women Live in the US, the More Likely Food Insecurity Affects Obesity

Oakland, CA — The longer that immigrant women reside in the United States, the greater the chances that food insecurity will result in obesity, finds a new study by the Public Health Institute’s Suzanne Ryan-Ibarra published today in the Public Health Nutrition journal.…


Introducing the Journal of Chinese History

The study of Chinese history outside of China has grown remarkably since the 1960s and is certainly one of the liveliest fields of history today.…


The World of Mr Casaubon

The world waits on tenterhooks to discover what kind of leader President-elect Trump will be. Will Trump’s statecraft involve a straightforward implementation of his somewhat preposterous campaign promises?…


Global Institutional Justice – A Chimera?

A United Nations tribunal constituted under Annex VII to the United Nations Convention (UNC) on the Law of the Sea at Hague submitted its verdict recently on a unilateral arbitration instituted by Philippines on June 21st, 2013 questioning the validity of China’s “nine-dash line” claims in the South China Sea (SCS).


Intel’s Carolyn Duran stays the course toward conflict-free minerals

Because of its high strength and favorable dielectric properties, tantalum has become an invaluable material to the microelectronics industry. That value, unfortunately, has not been lost on rebel militias in the heart of Africa, where the extraction of the lustrous metal has become a deadly means for financing civil war.


Net food supply from livestock: a matter of quantity and quality

The animal article of the month for November is ‘An approach to including protein quality when assessing the net contribution of livestock to human food supply‘ Worldwide, livestock provide more than a quarter of the protein in human diets.…


Which behaviours and symptoms are the most distressing for family carers of people with dementia?

The November International Psychogeriatrics Article of the Month is entitled “A systematic review of the relationship between behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPSD) and caregiver well-being” by Alexandra Feast, Esme Moniz-Cook, Charlotte Stoner, Georgina Charlesworth, Martin Orrell.…


Always something new from Anatolian Studies!

As a subscriber to Anatolian Studies for forty years, I am a loyal reader and very familiar with the academic literature and specialist studies about the antiquities of Turkey, but by any standards the 2016 volume of the journal must count as one of the best ever.