Healing the heart with fat? 18-HEPE might help, study suggests
Too much dietary fat is bad for the heart, but the right kind of fat keeps the heart healthy, according to a new paper.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
The men who made peace
'The Triumph of Improvisation: Gorbachev's Adaptability, Reagan's Engagement, and the End of the Cold War' , by James Graham Wilson, Cornell University Press, RRP$29.95, 280 pages If John Kerry ever gets to spend a day back home, the US secretary of state might wish to meet James Graham Wilson, a young scholar in his department's Office of the ... (more)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Columbia Journalism Review
How Katrina and BP spill coverage defined NOLA as the two events, in turn, shaped local press
When Hurricane Katrina charged through New Orleans, the devastation left in its wake had an unintended side effect: It became a destination for the media, whose coverage defined the city in the eyes of the nation.
The Brattleboro Reformer
A better world is possible
Matthew Pratt Guterl "Josphine Baker and the Rainbow Tribe". Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 250 pages, including 30 black and white photos, notes and index.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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Ultra Petroleum Corp. PT Raised to $34.00
The firm currently has a "sector perform" rating on the stock. Howard Weil's price target suggests a potential upside of 23.46% from the stock's previous close.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Jacobs vs Moses in WNYC's History
As part of WNYC's 90th anniversary celebration, Kenneth T. Jackson , professor of history and the social sciences at Columbia University , and the editor of , listens to archival audio of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs giving speeches that reflect their influence on the definition of urbanism and New York and discusses their lasting impact on the ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Society and the Internet: a new reader for courses
A new book edited by Mark Graham and myself is in print and available for courses: Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives.
A baby boy laying on an American Flag.
You've seen the names in history books: Alexander Hamilton, Samuel Adams, Thomas Jefferson.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Laudator Temporis Acti
"A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" .
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Columbia Journalism Review
Brick by brick
In April, six months after her family sold the newspaper it had controlled for eight decades to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth walked onstage in the paper's auditorium to reverse what had been the signature strategy of her six years at the helm.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
The Shelf is a collection of the reviews of books relevant to Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and the region that have been commissioned by the South Asia channel.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Green Left Weekly
Cuba's solidarity-based health care shows way forward
A group of Cuban doctors attending a training session last year at a health clinic in a low-income neighbourhood in Brasilia, Brazil.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Book Notes: Latest John Michael Cummings Novel, 'Don't...
BOOK NOTES: Latest John Michael Cummings Novel, 'Don't Forget Me, Bro' to be Published in October by Stephen F. Austin State University Press As a book reviewer, I'm always on the lookout for outstanding writers.