Iberoamericana Vervuert and De Gruyter have joined hands for a commercial partnership for eBooks. They will be selling more than 1,500 front and backlist Iberoamericana Vervuert titles with De Gruyter’s significant Romance Studies publishing program. The partnership will result in an eBook collection for Romance Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies of over 3,000 titles. According to both, their goal is to support and develop Spanish and Latin American Studies globally.
Researchers have identified a link between the presence of the Desulfovibrio bacterial strain in the gut and the development of Parkinson’s disease. The researchers at the University of Helsinki and the University of Eastern Finland found that the microbes excrete compounds that trigger proteins inside brain cells to form toxic α-synuclein clumps. They isolated Desulfovibrio […]
Springer will publish the Canadian Journal of Public Health from 1st January 2018 in collaboration with Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA). It is currently self-published by CPHA, The journal is accepting research articles, reviews, and correspondence in English or French on all aspects of public health and preventive medicine with a particular focus on population […]
A recent study highlights the often-overlooked issue of increasing soil temperatures and its implications for climate change. Researchers in Germany collected soil-temperature data from various sources and discovered that soil heat extremes are intensifying more rapidly than air temperatures. In Central Europe, including Germany, Italy, and southern France, soil heat extremes are rising 0.7 oC […]