Eric Hilary Smith

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Antimicrobials Evolved by Computer Show Fitness against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria | GEN

Scientists at MIT and the Catholic University of Brasilia say they have come up with a streamlined approach to developing antimicrobial peptides as …

Microbiology

Blood Pressure Drugs Work Best with Musical Accompaniment | GEN

Listening to music heightens the beneficial effects of blood pressure–lowering drugs, according to the results of a study by scientists in Brazil and …

Blood Pressure

Diving Genes Keep Sea Nomads in the Oxygen-Free Swim | GEN

If the dystopian future dramatized in Waterworld ever comes to pass, the Bajau people of Indonesia have a head start, genetically speaking. The …

Biology

Autism Risk Increased through Structural Variants Inherited from Dad | GEN

A scientific team led by University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers says it has identified the cause that may explain why some …

Genetics

Swimming Sperm Stopped by Nonhormonal Male Contraceptive | GEN

In discussions about contraceptives, historically the onus has fallen solely on females. While understandable to some degree, as women have a huge …

Biology

Spare the Sugar, Moms to Be, to Protect Tot’s Brains | GEN

Pregnant moms could be harming their children’s early cognitive development by consuming too much sugar—particularly in the form of sugar-sweetened …

Diabetes

Roleplaying for Healthcare Training: Game On, And Let The Learning Begin!

<i>How a learning and research center uses simulation games to help caregivers work better together</i><i></i> <i>“The tension in the army tent is palpable. The</i> …

RPGs

One bad night’s sleep may increase levels of Alzheimer’s protein

Just one night of bad sleep may lead to more of a protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease building up in the brain.<p>People with Alzheimer’s disease tend …

Neuroscience

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Apps

The Importance of Advocacy

<b>THE IMPORTANCE OF ADVOCACY</b><p><b>Brother Paul (left), David (center) and Sharon (right) are among our staff who attend weekly outreach meetings convened by</b> …

We're Still at War

<b>Mark Kramer, director of the Project on Cold War Studies, Harvard University</b><p>“Foreign students, for whom Nazism and Communism might seem like …

Books

The Young Descartes

Preface<p>Part 1 Mysteries: Remains of a Hidden Life<p>Words on Paper<br>In Search of a Person behind the Words<p>Part 2 A France of Broken</i> …

Roman Empire

Stem cell therapy reverses sight loss and lets people read again

Two people with severe sight loss can now see well enough to read after receiving tissue grown from human embryonic stem cells.<p>A man in his 80s and a …

Eat breakfast, prevent obesity (say Nestlé and General Mills)

I haven’t posted an industry-funded study with predictable results in a while but when I saw this headline from FoodNavigator-Asia, I couldn’t …

General Mills

March Headlines: Reaching Milestones, Unprecedented Success, Expanding Services, and more!

<i>MARCH HEADLINES</i><p>Join Us for a Celebration of Our Program Participants <b><br>CELEBRATING OUR PARTICIPANT'S MILESTONES</b><p><i>Ronald and his son are participants in</i> …

Early Modern Prayer

What was the place of prayer in the early modern world? What did it look and sound like in those centuries? How did the activities, expressions, and …

The Restless Clock

<b>Times Higher Education</b><p>"<i>The Restless Clock</i> is a sweeping survey of the search for answers to the mystery of life. Riskin writes with clarity and wit, …

The Ark and Beyond

<b>Elizabeth Kolbert, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History"</b><p>“In an age of extinction, ‘wild’ places are …

Slums

<b>Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums</b><p>“A tonic and rousing critique of the bad freight carried by the concept of ‘slum.’ Although an obvious offender …

Becoming a New Self

<b>Guy G. Stroumsa, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Oxford University</b><p>“In the wake of Marcel Mauss and Charles Taylor, Sluhovsky tackles in his …

Isaac Newton and Natural Philosophy

Isaac Newton is one of the greatest scientists in history, yet the spectrum of his interests was much broader than that of most contemporary …

The Merits of Women

<i>You would as well look for blood in a corpse as for the least shred of decency in a man . . .</i> <i><br>Without help from their wives, men are just like unlit</i> …

1917

With a Poem by Dan Georgakas<p>396 pages | 13 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 2018<p>Paper $29.99 ISBN: 9781551646626 Will Publish April 2018 N/F/S Canada, Ireland & …

The Sit-Ins

“Schmidt, one of our most talented young legal historians, has written an engaging and fast-paced narrative of one of the civil rights movement’s …

American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow

<b>Richard Kieckhefer, Northwestern University</b><p>“This book provides both a dazzling synthesis and a powerful new vision of modern church architecture. …

Supersizing Urban America

<b>NPR 'The Salt'</b><p>"Chronicles how policies put in place by the federal government actually made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises in …

Demolition Means Progress

<b>In These Times</b><p>“Powerful. . . . <i>Demolition Means Progress</i> is a story of how people—in this case, the founding fathers of Flint’s white suburbs—used …

Christianity and Race in the American South

<b>Choice</b><p>“Harvey provides an excellent survey of the many ways southern people have told their story through arguments, ideas, visions, and dreams as …

Cities in the Urban Age

We live in a self-proclaimed Urban Age, where we celebrate the city as the source of economic prosperity, a nurturer of social and cultural …

Growing our Board, Walking Together, Praying in Community

John Lane was born in New Haven, CT and grew up in nearby Wallingford. He earned his B.A. in English Literature from Boston University. For many …