International effort aims to help those at risk for serious psychiatric illness
In this episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast, learn about efforts in St. Louis and Kenya to identify and treat young people at risk for schizophrenia and other serious conditions. The international study’s goal is to improve early diagnosis and treatment.
Why are so many Americans poor? Because we allow it, two books argue.
Mark Rank, the Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare
Seeking Alzheimer’s clues from few who escape genetic fate
Eric McDade, associate professor of neurology
Ukraine war crimes cases to open as International Criminal Court seeks 1st arrest warrants since Russia’s invasion
Leila Sadat, the James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law
Book explores the life of Genevra Sforza
Genevra Sforza (ca. 1441-1507) lived her long life near the apex of Italian Renaissance society, as wife of two successive de facto rulers of Bologna. A new book by Elizabeth Bernhardt in Arts & Sciences explores both her life story and misogynistic legends about the supposed destruction of Bologna and the Bentivoglio family.
Nazi orders for Jews to wear a star were hateful, but far from unique – a historian traces the long history of antisemitic badges
The Nazi context differed significantly from Renaissance Italy’s: There were no negotiations or exceptions, not even for large payments. But the mockery by children, the loss of status, and the shame remained, writes Flora Cassen.
Trump vs. DeSantis: Florida pastors mull conservative issues
Marie Griffith, the John C. Danforth Distinguished Professor in the Humanities
What’s your current risk of getting long Covid? Estimates hover around 5%-10%
Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, assistant professor of medicine
Wertsch discusses Russia’s narrative about the war in Ukraine
In an opinion piece, James Wertsch, the David R. Francis Distinguished Professor and an expert on Russia, discusses Vladimir Putin’s incessant use of false national narratives to justify its invasion of Ukraine.
How flowers show climate change impacts as Spring 2023 arrives ‘earlier than we’ve ever seen’ in some places
Matthew Austin, postdoctoral research associated in biology
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