Securing Religious Institutions

  Recent events have highlighted the need for religious institutions to think about security. Although tragic, active shooter... Read more

Study: Humans Causing Sixth Extinction Event on Earth

Vitus Bering, the famous explorer, led perhaps the most ambitious scientific expedition ever in the 1730s. Commanding 10,000... Read more

The Science Behind a More Meaningful Understanding of Sexual Orientation

People who are attracted to others of the same sex develop their orientation before they are born. This... Read more

In Science Retraction A Learning Moment for Researchers and the Public

The recent case of the retraction of an article on the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift... Read more

Tool Use Is ‘Innate’ in Chimpanzees but Not Bonobos, Their Closest Evolutionary Relative

First evidence for a species difference in the innate predisposition for tool use in our closest evolutionary cousins... Read more

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Food Science & Nutrition

Exclusive Preview Food Science Articles for IFT!

In honor of IFT and the exciting forthcoming Reference Module in Food Science, we are giving you free... Read more

Life Sciences; Neuroscience

Recent Discovery That Shakes Up Basic Assumptions in Neuroimmunology

How Can Our State of Mind Influence Our Body’s Defense System? “You may feel that there is no... Read more

Food Science & Nutrition

Gut Microbes Rejoice – You’re a Trending Celebrity Now!

Should Scientists be Skeptical of Science Journalism? Recently, gut microbes and the intestinal microbiome have received attention in... Read more

Chemical Engineering

Hydraulic Calculations and Fluid Mechanics

Chapter 9 of the book deals with hydraulic calculations, the practical relative of fluid mechanics, for both compressible... Read more

Chemical Engineering; Engineering

Hazards IChemE Conference Recap

Acquisitions Editor for Chemical and Process Engineering: Fiona Geraghty, attended the IChemE’s leading process safety conference Hazards in... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Expanding the DNA Alphabet: ‘Extra’ DNA Base Found to be Stable in Mammals

A rare DNA base, previously thought to be a temporary modification, has been shown to be stable in... Read more

Earth & Environmental Science

Volcanology 101

Introduction to Volcanic Systems Active volcanoes are dynamic systems that can be instructively compared to active fault zones.... Read more

Earth & Environmental Science

Tropical Meteorology and Climate – Monsoon Overview

Monsoon derives from the Arabic word ‘mausam’, meaning season, and in its broadest definition describes those climates that... Read more

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