Chasing the essence of essential use

This article introduces “The Concept of Essential Use: A Novel Approach to Regulating Chemicals in the European Union,” a new Open Access article in Transnational Environmental Law.


From Under the Elbow to Pointing to the Palm: Learning “medicine by the book” in premodern China

My article thus focuses on transformations in the main metaphors in ancient to late medieval titles of Chinese medical books used to convey to potential readers their ‘learning-by-the-book’ contents.


The policy questions we all now face are ripe for exploring our new Review

Launching the National Institute Economic Review at 62 years old! We are, of course, still living in the grip of a Covid pandemic that is neither well understood nor under control.…


Study shows Latino families more likely to have purchased toddler milk

Though multiple national health organizations recommend against giving toddler milk – a nutrient-fortified drink for children ages 12 months to 3 years that often contains added sugars – to young children, a new study suggests Latino families may be at particularly high risk for purchasing the product.…


The ‘Conflict Minerals Regulation’ or the ‘Regulation on Responsible Sourcing of Minerals’: Evolving Purpose and Terminology

On 1 January 2021 the ‘Regulation (EU) 2017/821 laying down supply chain due diligence obligations for Union importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold (3TGs) originating from conflict-affected and high-risk areas’ (CAHRAs) came into force.…


IQ is NOT Intelligence and Neither Are Other Test Scores!

In The Nature of Intelligence and Its Development in Childhood, I seek to make one big point and a number of subsidiary ones.…


Child Development in Evolutionary Perspective: Elements in Child Development Series

“Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” So wrote the biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky, reflecting the central role of Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection for understanding life.…


Mahony Neumann Room Prize 2020

About the Mahony Neumann Room Prize This prize, for outstanding contributions to the Australian Mathematical Society’s research publications, is fittingly named after the founding editors of those journals.…