Researchers document the role rainfall plays in organic weed control

Organic  growers can face tough challenges when it comes to weed control.  But new research published in the journal Weed Science shows weather conditions and well-timed cultural management techniques can make a big difference.…


Eliah Benamozegh, Franz Rosenzweig and their Blueprint of a Jewish Theology of Christianity

Recent developments in the Christian world (especially in the Catholic Church) regarding Christian-Jewish relations—initiated by the papal Nostra Aetate declaration of 1965—have led to the questioning of some classical Christian attitudes vis à vis “the Jews.” They have culminated in “the most important development in Christian teaching on the Jewish people since the second and third centuries” (R.…


Making the Invisible Visible: Inviting Persons with Disabilities into the Life of the Church

Dutch theologian Hans Reinders believes that being chosen as a friend is the greatest good we can do for other people, and for the common good: “The ultimate good is.…


A Familiar Tale of Woe: Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Last week President Trump fulfilled another campaign promise. The move was enthusiastically welcomed by supporters as well as leaders in Tel Aviv, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi.…


Where There Is No Psychiatrist

The newly published second edition of Where There is No Psychiatrist is a practical manual of mental health care for community health workers, primary care nurses, social workers and primary care doctors, particularly in low-resource settings. Authors Vikram Patel and Charlotte Hanlon discuss the importance of this manual below.


Wits University Press ebooks now available on Cambridge Core

In 2018, ebooks from Wits University Press will be exclusively available to institutions online via Cambridge Core.  We are excited that this new agreement, which launched on 1st May 2018, is the first partnership between Cambridge University Press and an African-based university press.…


1 in 9 young adults report having attempted suicide and 1 in 6 report self-harm, according to research

11.3% of young people report having attempted suicide and 16.2% report self-harm at some stage in their lives, according to a new study led by the University of Glasgow and published in BJPsych Open.…


The Future of American Archaeology: Engage the Voting Public or Kiss Your Research Goodbye!

The Society for American Archaeology’s paper of the month for May comes from Advances in Archaeological Practice and is entitled: ‘The Future of American Archaeology: Engage the Voting Public or Kiss Your Research Goodbye!‘ Authors: Terry H.…


Understanding takeaway food consumers – what evidence can we take away?

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for May is from the Nutrition Research Reviews and is entitled ‘Determinants of takeaway and fast food consumption: a narrative review’. Authors: Hayley G. Janssen, Ian G. Davies, Lucinda D. Richardson and Leonard Stevenson.


RSS feeds now available on Cambridge Core

RSS feeds are now available on Cambridge Core, to alert you to the latest publishing in journals and subjects of your choice.…


Bouncing, Floating, and Jetting

Oil jets from citrus fruits, balls that bounce on water, and self-propelled levitating plates – step inside some of the latest fluid dynamics research!…


A definition of free sugars for the UK

As a nation, we are eating too much sugar. Consuming too many foods and drinks high in sugar can lead to weight gain and related health problems such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.