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News Release 6-Aug-2020
The Philippines, the US, and a century of military alliance
MIT Professor Christopher Capozzola's new book examines how military engagement has shaped social connections between the Philippines and the US.

Contact: Abby Abazorius
abbya@mit.edu
617-253-2709
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

News Release 6-Aug-2020
Cannabis in medicine: State of the evidence
Cannabis is a drug that is illegal in large parts of the world. But the laws have been changing for a few years and more and more countries are starting to legalise hashish and marijuana. The book Cannabis in Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach by pain medicine specialist and editor Dr. Kenneth Finn is a comprehensive compilation of the many facets of cannabis recommendation, use, and effects from a variety of different medical perspectives.

Contact: Stefanie Schulmeyer
stefanie.schulmeyer@springernature.com
49-622-148-78175
Springer

News Release 5-Aug-2020
"Junior republics," a unique concept in the history of American childhood
Professor Jennifer Light's new book explores a movement to instill American democratic values in children.

Contact: Abby Abazorius
abbya@mit.edu
617-253-2709
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

News Release 4-Aug-2020
The Second World War in the Twenty-First-Century Museum
How museums reflect and shape cultural memory.

Contact: Maria Hrynkiewicz
maria.hrynkiewicz@degruyter.com
De Gruyter

News Release 30-Jul-2020
Early urbanism in Europe
Beginnings of urbanization in Chalcolithic Eastern Europe.

Contact: Maria Hrynkiewicz
maria.hrynkiewicz@degruyter.com
De Gruyter

News Release 27-Jul-2020
Explaining lung cancer from a new perspective
Bentham Science Publishers has published a new book Perspectives in Lung Cancer, which aims to provide valuable information on the disease for practicing clinicians.

Contact: Faizan ul Haq
faizan@benthamscience.net
Bentham Science Publishers

News Release 24-Jul-2020
Understanding cardiac anomalies at perinatal phase
The new 2 book set will give a comprehensive picture of perinatal cardiology to medical scholars and professionals.

Contact: Faizan ul Haq
faizan@benthamscience.net
Bentham Science Publishers

News Release 23-Jul-2020
MIT Press's New Environmental History book: The Contamination of the Earth
The MIT Press is pleased to announce a new environmental history book. It explores the trajectories of pollution in global capitalism, from the toxic waste of early tanneries to the poisonous effects of pesticides in the twentieth century.

Contact: Heather Goss
hgoss@mit.edu
617-253-6150
The MIT Press

News Release 21-Jul-2020
Application-driven quantum and statistical physics volume 3, published
This new release from Jean-Michel Gillet covers several basic and more advanced subjects about transitions in quantum and statistical physics which are illustrated by a wide range of applications such as semi-conductors, Bose-Einstein condensates, superfluidity, superconductivity, NMR for food inspection, MRI, Lasers, spectroscopies for fake drug detection, photon or neutron scattering or the versatility of quantum entanglement.

Contact: Andreea Zaharia
azaharia@wspc.co.uk
World Scientific

News Release 16-Jul-2020
New Springer book reflects on living with computers
Living with Computers is the most recent book from the well-known expert in the history of computers James W. Cortada. It is a call to step back and take a look at what computing means, not just to the individual, but to humanity's existence. It is a book about change that addresses essential questions about computing: How did we get here and how do people view computing today?

Contact: Stefanie Schulmeyer
stefanie.schulmeyer@springernature.com
49-622-148-78175
Springer

News Release 16-Jul-2020
COVID-19: Unearthing the ties that bind
New book provides deep dive into the vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic.

Contact: Isabelle Mailloux Pulkinghorn
imaillou@uottawa.ca
613-240-0275
University of Ottawa

News Release 15-Jul-2020
A trip down memory lane
Are psychedelics invaluable therapeutic medicines, or dangerously unpredictable drugs that precipitate psychosis? Tools for spiritual communion or cognitive enhancers that spark innovation? Activators for one's private muse or part of a political movement? In his new book American Trip (MIT Press, 2020), Ido Hartogsohn, of Bar-Ilan University, examines how the psychedelic experience in midcentury America was shaped by historical, social, and cultural forces.

Contact: Elana Oberlander
elanadovrut@gmail.com
Bar-Ilan University

News Release 15-Jul-2020
Mixed progress highlights support gaps for pupils with English as additional language
Newly-arrived pupils who speak English as an additional language (EAL) often make 'mixed' linguistic and academic progress during their first years in British schools, which need a proper framework to give them sustained support, a study suggests.

Contact: Tom Kirk
tdk25@cam.ac.uk
44-077-641-61923
University of Cambridge

News Release 13-Jul-2020
The monster is us: Jordan Peele's Get Out exposes society's horrors
As a horror film, Jordan Peele's 2017 film Get Out certainly broke new ground. Yet, the film is firmly rooted in what Dawn Keetley refers to as "...the longstanding tradition of the political horror film" which is "...driven by very human monsters." Keetley, Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Lehigh University, edited a recently-published collection of sixteen essays about the critically-acclaimed film, the first scholarly publication to examine the film.

Contact: Lori Friedman
lof214@lehigh.edu
323-377-4312
Lehigh University

News Release 9-Jul-2020
Havana syndrome
Dozens of embassy staff reported an array of complaints that have baffled the medical community, the most prominent being concussion-like symptoms without head trauma. Studies of the embassy patients have been inconclusive. In their book Havana Syndrome: Mass Psychogenic Illness and the Real Story Behind the Embassy Mystery and Hysteria, authors Robert W. Baloh and Robert E. Bartholomew observe that the outbreak is notably similar to the appearance of 'shell shock' and other combat syndromes.

Contact: Stefanie Schulmeyer
stefanie.schulmeyer@springernature.com
49-622-148-78175
Springer

News Release 8-Jul-2020
New book examines human right to health, pushes for rating system for pharma companies
Every human being has the right to health and new initiatives should be put in place to encourage pharmaceutical companies to ensure that everyone has access to essential medicine, according to a new book from Nicole Hassoun, professor of philosophy at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Contact: John Brhel
jbrhel@binghamton.edu
Binghamton University

News Release 7-Jul-2020
Research explores how youth are excluded from public spaces, design practices
America's youth have historically been excluded from using public spaces how they want, in addition to being left out of design discussions. Including them in this process will have long-term societal benefits, according to an Iowa State University researcher.

Contact: Ben Shirtcliff
bens@iastate.edu
515-294-0797
Iowa State University

News Release 6-Jul-2020
Recent implementations of mass spectrometry in research
The first volume of this series provides an overview of the current practices in mass spectrometry in selected fields.

Contact: Faizan ul Haq
faizan@benthamscience.net
Bentham Science Publishers

News Release 6-Jul-2020
A comprehensive insight into intelligent instruments
This book serves as a basic guide on designing intelligent instruments.

Contact: Faizan ul Haq
faizan@benthamscience.net
Bentham Science Publishers

News Release 6-Jul-2020
Spinach on the ceiling
In his autobiography, Karplus describes how his optimistic outlook and belief in himself helped him overcome setbacks in his research and to continue on a path that other scientists considered futile, to eventually develop a methodology that is now at the heart of chemistry and structural biology.

Contact: Sue Fan Law
sflaw@wspc.com
World Scientific

News Release 2-Jul-2020
A loving 'outsider's' bird's eye-view of China's transformation
This book by Feng, discusses three fundamental possible outcomes of the BRI: the creation of the supercontinent mindset for the people of the East and the West; is the possible rise of neo-Renaissance thinking as the mitigative measure of choice, in response to the 21st century's global existential challenges; and the fundamental necessity for China to have a transformation in its mindset by taking a proactive role in establishing cultural communications with the world.

Contact: Amanda Yun
heyun@wspc.com
World Scientific

News Release 1-Jul-2020
Out with the old! Personalized learning the way forward to help every child succeed
New book calls for educational change citing the success of an innovative, bite-size digital learning tool currently benefiting children in 100 countries worldwide,

Contact: Rupert Ward
rupert.ward@hud.ac.uk
University of Huddersfield

News Release 1-Jul-2020
Multiculturalism on the M62 Corridor...far from a failure
'Race, Space and Multiculturalism in Northern England', authored by Professor Paul Thomas, Dr Shamim Miah and Professor Pete Sanderson, challenges the widely-held assumption that in the North of England multiculturalism has been a failure and claims it has actually had many successes

Contact: Nicola Werritt
n.c.werritt@hud.ac.uk
University of Huddersfield

News Release 29-Jun-2020
Disability history scholar's new book tells story of 'money, marriage, and madness'
A new book by a disability history scholar and Helen Keller expert at The University of Toledo tells the story of a white female physician -- for some time, the only female doctor in Madison, Wisc. -- and how the affluent woman came to spend 20 years in a state insane asylum as a patient of one of her former male colleagues.

Contact: Christine Billau
christine.billau@utoledo.edu
312-805-3001
University of Toledo

News Release 24-Jun-2020
Dr. Steven R. Goodman releases new edition of textbook
Vice Chancellor for Research at University of Tennessee Health Science Center releases fourth edition of book on medical cell biology.

Contact: Peggy Reisser
mreisser@uthsc.edu
901-448-4072
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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