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Funders Address Diversity and Equity in Science and Medicine

A diverse health care environment and workforce results in improved service, care, and health outcomes. According to the 2010 Institute of Medicine report, equity and...

New Year, Old Sites

A look at some interesting new finds in archaeology from 2019.

Food Insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa is Higher than Previously Reported

Thirty-nine percent of rural households in Sub-Saharan Africa have severe difficulties in accessing food, according to a large survey of over six thousand sub-Saharan...

Ageing Is a Wicked Problem: Bodies Fail and So Do Societies | Interview with...

A long life is an impressive achievement, but it is also a frightening prospect In this interview for UA Magazine, Prof. Rudi Westendorp discusses the...

Civil Disobedience in Democracies: Why Citizens May Break the Law

Is it morally justified to break democratically enacted laws to promote justice? A philosophical discussion of civil disobedience

The Gendered City

“Women face problems of such significance in cities and society that gender can no longer be ignored in planning practice”, claims Leavitt (1986), an...

CTVT: the Cancer ‘Parasite’ that Sailed With Dogs

Title: Somatic evolution and global expansion of an ancient transmissible cancer lineage Published: August 2, 2019Journal: ScienceAuthors: Adrian Baez-Ortega (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK) and colleaguesDOI: 10.1126/science.aau9923 Take-home...

Understanding Africa through Travel Writing

Travel writing is the literary narration of a journey by the traveller. But the genre is far bigger than its conventional definition. Travelogues express...

How Traditional Knowledge Opens Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

Under the clear, moonlit sky of Friday, July 13, 2018, Elide Sanchez Rivera steps into her own star—a large, white symbol chalked into the...

African Art in Western Museums: It is Patrimony, not Heritage

Museums with colonial-era collections have always known about the brutal parts of their biographies. But, through acts of purification via historical distance, they have...