Interactions between nutrients in the maternal diet and the implications for the long-term health of the offspring

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for December is from Proceedings of the Nutrition Society and is entitled 'Interactions between nutrients in the maternal diet and the implications for the long-term health of the offspring'  by Author William D. Rees.


How Ideas are Replacing Identities in Nigeria’s Electoral Competition

The 2015 defeat of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the polls was Nigeria’s first “electoral turnover,” giving us a new narrative for the decline of dominant parties.…


Reassessing the Hu–Wen Era: A Golden Era or a Lost Decade for Social Policy?

Journalists, China-watchers and academics have fiercely debated the legacy of China’s leaders, Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao. Some see the Hu–Wen period (2002–2012) as a “golden era” of rapid growth, while others portray it as a “lost decade” for economic and political reform.…


Public and private benefits to practicing open science

Summary: Open science enhances the credibility of research, which benefits everyone; scientists who invest in its practices can also expect personal benefits.…


Tales and trails from the mountains: in search of the ‘Himalayan gold’

The communities who historically lived in the upper region of the western Himalaya were associated with ancient silk routes used for trans-border trade between Tibet and the lowlands of India.…


Fish welfare in research and aquaculture

The animal article of the month for January is ‘Review: Assessing fish welfare in research and aquaculture, with a focus on European directives‘ In recent years, teleost fish have been increasingly exploited as animal models for scientific research in both the biomedical and ecological fields by using various ‘omics’ approaches, as they offer several practical advantages compared with mammals or other vertebrates.…


The Cambridge Classical Journal eyes the prize

Shaping 2019: Introducing the Cambridge Philological Society Prize As the year draws to its conclusion, the Cambridge Philological Society was pleased to see that three articles in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History (published between 2015 and 2017 in our society journal – The Cambridge Classical Journal) featured among the most downloaded papers of 2018!…


Clean energy transitions in a global economy

Addressing climate change effectively requires making low-carbon technologies competitive against existing fossil-fuel based energy technologies. Bargaining over policies to promote clean energy is often as a domestic issue, pitting interest groups against each another as they vie to shape national polices.…


Editors in Action: Q&A with Geological Magazine Board Member Dr. Jacqueline Halpin

Dr. Jacqueline Halpin is a Research Fellow in the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and Adjunct Researcher in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits (CODES) and Earth Sciences at the University of Tasmania.…


Knowledge Driven Development Supplements DevOps

Knowledge Driven Development (KDD) supplements DevOps with its contextual knowledge management proposition.


A Snowball’s Chance in Hell? Can Business Interests End Global Warming?

In 2011, I published an article titled “From Foe to Friend? Business, the Tipping Point and U.S. Climate Politics” in the journal Business & Politics.…


Regular trips out guard against depression in old age

New study from The British Journal of Psychiatry finds clear link between cultural engagement and lower risk.