In the News

Check out some of the latest press coverage of the groundbreaking research and knowledge that we publish here at Taylor & Francis.  Links to all sources and to originally published journal articles and books have been provided for convenience below. 

The Guardian

New Zealand Māori may have been first to discover Antarctica, study suggests

New Zealand reporter Tess McClure shines a light on the findings of a recent study that exposes the Māori as possibly the first to discover Antarctica in the 7th century. The study paints an inclusive and less Eurocentric picture of Antarctica’s relationship with humanity.

The study was published in the Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, which publishes international research on the science and technology of New Zealand and the Pacific region.


False Widow Spiders Known for Biting People While They Sleep are on the Rise

The False Noble Widow Spider can deliver harmful bites that require hospitalisation. Newsweek reporter Anabelle Doliner details the rise of this species throughout Ireland and Britain and the implications on public health.

The study was published in the leading journal Clinical Toxicology, which focuses on the various aspects of clinical toxicology, from diagnosis to poisoning treatment.


Non-kosher fish eaten in Jerusalem during early days of Judaism

This article explores the recent discovery, published in Tel Aviv, of Ancient Judeans non-kosher diet, which defied customs of the time. The ancient fish bones date back from 1550 BC to AD 640 and elucidate the origin of Old Testament dietary laws still observed by many Jews today.

Tel Aviv publishes current archaeological investigations, as well as and history and culture studies of Near Eastern civilizations. The primary focus is on biblical and protohistoric periods.

The New York Times

Getting One Vaccine Is Good. How About Mix-and-Match?

Science writer Carl Zimmer covers this Emerging Microbes & Infections study for The New York Times, which explores the effectiveness of combining two doses of different COVID vaccines compared to two doses of the same vaccine.

Emerging Microbes & Infections publishes research about emerging infectious diseases, including epidemic surveillance, drug discovery and vaccine development.

The Washington Post

Did the pandemic shake Chinese citizens’ trust in their government? We surveyed nearly 20,000 people to find out.

This Chinese Sociological Review study surveys nearly 20,000 people across China to determine whether Chinese people’s trust in their government had increased or decreased during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Chinese Sociological Review publishes sociological research on the mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and abroad, including related interdisciplinary works within social science.