Dr. Eugene Porter Walking Dead

Walking Dead: The Science Behind the Zombies

Walking Dead: the science behind the zombies.

Hermathena

Selected items from Hermathena, a scholarly journal of classics from Trinity College, Dublin.

Did Mrs. Bach Write the Cello Suites?

A new documentary film Written by Mrs. Bach suggests that the composer’s second wife is the author of his Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello & other works.
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Falling Oil Prices are Worse for Conservation than You Think

It's not just falling oil prices but any price volatility that makes conservation a harder sell.

Making College Work for Student-Athletes

What factors might help student-athletes at Division I schools get the most from their years at school?
Fear of Ebola

Psy-Q: The Psychology Behind Our Fear of Ebola

Welcome to the first of a new weekly column, Psy-Q, which delves into the JSTOR archives to give ...

The Origins of Halloween

Halloween history and ethnography.

Singing’s Not Just for the Birds Anymore

The common perception of bat calls consists of squeaks and chirps. But many bats, including Mexican free-tailed bats of Austin, TX, sing to one another.

Playboy‘s Complicated Relationship with Feminism

Playboy has begun producing some surprisingly feminist content in recent months.

Signs of Recovery in Earth’s Ozone Layer, but Danger Remains

For the first time in 35 years, atmospheric ozone actually increased, according to NASA measurements.