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Academic Perspectives from Cambridge University Press.

May 24th 2019 0

Writing the Economy of Nature

The concepts of ecology and political economy did not exist in the seventeenth century. Political economy would not formally develop until the eighteenth century when writers like Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, and David Ricardo came to theorize the set of i…

May 22nd 2019 0

Law, Love and Freedom: An Introduction

The Beatles tell us that: ‘All You Need Is Love.’ Is that right? The inquiry into love has very deep roots in the Judeo–Christian tradition. Indeed, the divergent answers to this inquiry mark the transition from Judeo to Christian. My bo…

May 20th 2019 0

A lesson from the Renaissance: we read the book before the text

Do me a favour: stop reading. Turn away from the screen, lean over, stretch across or get up and take a book (any book) in your hands. Don’t open it. In fact, close your eyes for a moment and feel it: what do you read? Because you are reading: the s…

May 15th 2019 0

‘You’re an idiot’: Why people fight online

People fight about all sorts of things online. Most of you probably don’t spend a lot of time reading comments on YouTube, but you probably know they’re not particularly intellectually stimulating places. I’ve been interes…

May 10th 2019 0

Immigration and Refugee Law in Russia

We all remember the fragile, lifeless little body of Alan Kurdi, a 3-year-old Syrian boy, washed up on a Turkish beach in September 2015. I had just given birth to my first child, Stefan, and I only could imagine how inconsolable Alan’s family must …

May 10th 2019 0

The Power of Pregnancy: Can Intervening with Mothers During Gestation Prevent Mental Illness in Offspring?

Mental illness has a huge impact on individuals, families and communities. Since the brain’s ability to be changed in positive ways is greatest early in life, ill-health of the mother during pregnancy can have a lasting impact on her offspring&rsquo…

May 10th 2019 0

Why do we need another book on Brahms?

Well, arguably, we don’t! But the In Context series offered us an irresistible opportunity to look again, and look differently, at a figure whose life and music (for better or worse) continues to fascinate musicians and audiences. As music historian…

May 9th 2019 0

Getting Past Stigma to Increase Social Connection

In recent years there has been growing consensus that facilitating “community participation” among mental health service recipients should be a major goal for the mental health service system.  Defined as “the opportunity to live in…

May 2nd 2019 0

“Why Bother?”: An Introduction

Changes in the levels of political participation can alter the course of history. If turnout had been higher among young British voters in the 2016 European Union membership referendum, the United Kingdom might have decided to remain in the EU. If a wave …

April 29th 2019 0

Are Trees People Too?

Most people know the story of king David. The young boy who beats the giant, the poet and musician, God’s favorite — this is familiar. What is less known is that when David’s son Absalom goes to war against him, the Bible credits David&r…

Cambridge Core

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Advancing learning, knowledge and research.

May 24th 2019 0

Crisis, unemployment, and mobilisations

Author Laurent Bernhard introduces the recent title Debating Unemployment Policy: Political Communication and the Labour Market in Western Europe. In autumn 2008, the world has experienced a major financial and economic crisis: the Great Recessi…

May 23rd 2019 0

Blessing of the Oil of Catechumens

Blessing of the Oil of Catechumens. The text of this prayer is, in the words of Anthony Ward, “substantially a new and largely free composition.”[1] Previous renditions of the blessing of the oil of catechumens included rites of exorcism …

May 22nd 2019 0

A multichannel THz spectrometer for diagnosing terahertz radiation from intense laser-solid interactions

Intense THz radiation sources have attracted increasing research interest due to their applications in coherent and incoherent control of matter, light and electron beams.…

May 21st 2019 0

The 1860 Japanese Embassy and the Antebellum African American Press

What did samurai and African Americans in 1860 have in common? Quite a lot, according to the Weekly Anglo-African, Douglass’ Monthly, and other African American and abolitionist publications.

May 21st 2019 0

A new approach to digital heritage and archaeology

We’ve entered a golden age in which digital methods and computational approaches have opened exciting new avenues for research, management, documentation, preservation, access, and public engagement in archaeology and heritage.…

May 20th 2019 0

Giardiasis in the United Kingdom – current state and moving forward

The latest Paper of the Month for Parasitology is: ‘Giardia duodenalis in the UK: current knowledge of risk factors and public health implications‘ by B.…

May 20th 2019 0

Mix Things Up to Control Dicamba-Resistant Kochia

Kochia is a highly invasive weed known to be resistant to multiple herbicides. In the Great Plains region, kochia populations have now evolved resistance to dicamba.…

May 20th 2019 0

Theological Interpretation of Scripture and Biblical Criticism: Brevard Childs and Julius Wellhausen

Get free access to Collin Cornell's article “A Sharp Break: Childs, Wellhausen, and Theo-referentiality”, in Harvard Theological Review until 20th June 2019 Brevard Childs and Julius Wellhausen are two of my intellectual heroes…

May 20th 2019 0

Can Cover Crops Slow Herbicide Resistance?

Herbicide resistance is a costly and growing problem. In fact, many weed populations now exhibit resistance to multiple herbicide mechanisms of action.…

May 17th 2019 0

Understanding the contribution of ingestion to feed digestion

The animal article of the month for June is ‘Characteristics of boli formed by dairy cows upon ingestion of fresh ryegrass, lucerne or chicory’ Most measurements of feed in ruminant nutrition studies primarily concern the chemic…

May 16th 2019 0

Making it New: Acts of Eating Otherwise

The injunction to “make it new!” has come to function as the defining slogan of modernist literature. For the modernist author, Peter Gay writes, making it new was “a professional, almost a sacred obligation.” Ezra Pound’s co…

May 15th 2019 0

Chewing versus sex in the duck-billed dinosaurs – via University of Bristol

The duck-billed hadrosaurs walked the Earth over 90-million years ago and were one of the most successful groups of dinosaurs. But why were these 2-3 tonne giants so successful?…

Cambridge Medicine

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Keeping a finger on the pulse.

May 13th 2019 0

Publishing to WordPress from Bear Just Got Better

Sharing is a core part of the iOS experience, and WordPress is committed to helping people share their stories, products, or services freely and widely.  So when the fine folks at Shiny Frog—makers of the excellent writing app Bear—asked …

April 11th 2019 17

Boost Visitor Engagement and Grow Your Mailing List with the Mailchimp Block

Add a newsletter signup form to any post or page on your website so you can stay in touch with visitors and customers.

April 3rd 2019 53

Three New WordPress.com Color Schemes

We've launched three new color schemes to customize your WordPress.com dashboard!

April 1st 2019

WordPress.com’s Parent Company Announces Happy Tools, a New Suite of Products for the Future of Work

Happy Schedule, our first offering, will help distributed teams manage employee schedules and customer support.

March 25th 2019 4

Electric Literature Moves to WordPress — Here’s How an Indie Publisher Thrives on the Open Web

Lessons from 10 years of publishing essays and fiction.

March 8th 2019 11

Gender Balance is a Business Issue

On gender balance, diversity, and inclusion at Automattic.

March 7th 2019 1

Join WordPress.com for an International Women’s Day Livestream Panel

On International Women’s Day this Friday, WordPress.com parent company Automattic is hosting four outstanding women tech leaders for a livestreamed conversation about professional advancement, technology, and mutual support as we strive for equity i…

March 6th 2019 4

Free Domain Privacy Protection

Every domain registered through WordPress.com includes privacy protection at no extra charge.

February 7th 2019 23

Introducing Six New Business-Oriented Themes

Elevate your business website with one of our six new free themes! Calm, sophisticated, friendly, professional, elegant, modern -- find the style that's just right for you.

January 14th 2019

Announcing Newspack by WordPress.com — A New Publishing Solution for News Organizations

We're teaming up with Google, Lenfest, Civil funder ConsenSys, and Knight to develop a next-generation publishing platform.

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