Mighty Hermes and his shining light: a Greek god illuminated through ancient Iranian and Indian parallels

Napoleon once said that ‘there are only two powers in the world, the sword and the spirit’ and that ‘in the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.’ The results of this study, which delves into the etymology and phraseology of Greek terms belonging to the semantic sphere of power, agree with the Emperor’s perspective.

Detection and recognition of UA targets with multiple sensors

At present, uncrewed aircraft (UA) are widely used around the world, in fields including aerial photography, express transportation, emergency rescue, electric power inspection, agricultural plant protection, border monitoring, mapping, fire monitoring and environmental protection.

Will the UK break apart?

As the latest double issue of the National Institute Economic Review shows, devolution is often seen as the panacea for secession. But what economic and governance arrangements between Westminster and the UK’s constituent parts would renew the bonds binding Britain together?

Part Two: An Interview with Modern American History Editors, Darren Dochuk and Sarah B. Snyder

We caught up with Modern American History's new editors, Sarah and Darren, about what makes a good article & feature and what they're most looking forward to.

Part One: An Interview with Modern American History Editors, Darren Dochuk and Sarah B. Snyder

New editors Darren Dochuk and Sarah B. Snyder. They discuss their background and the exciting future of Modern American History.

Transferring of the Ukrainian Children to Russia as Genocidal Act

Genocide is one of the most severe international crimes. The meaning of genocide and the acts that fall under it are defined in the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide or the Genocide Convention of 1948 and in Article 6 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.…

We catch up with Parasitology’s winner of the Early Career Researcher Award, Javier González Miguel

Javier González Miguel was one of the winners of the Early Career Researcher Award 2019, awarded each year by Parasitology for first or last authors of outstanding papers published in the journal. Three years later we catch up with him to see how his career has progressed since then.

Excess body weight exacerbates the harmful effect of alcohol on cancer risk

Excess body weight and alcohol consumption are both modifiable risk factors for many adverse health outcomes, including cancer. Alcohol is classified as Group 1 carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and alcohol consumption is associated with a higher incidence of seven cancer types. Excess body weight is also associated with at least 13 cancer types. Although these factors have been known to be linked with cancer for many years, very few studies have investigated the joint association between alcohol consumption and excess body weight with cancer risk.