Art Institute of Chicago unveils key findings in African art thanks to medical technology

IMAGE: Bankoni. Equestrian and Four Figures. Mali. 1175-1500. view more  Credit: Ada Turnbull Hertle Endowment CHICAGO–On February 16, the Art Institute of Chicago announced the results of significant new research on five terracotta sculptures–so named Bankoni after a village in present-day Mali where they were found. The objects date from between the 12th and 15th centuries.…

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Drinking contexts associated with early onset of alcohol intoxication among adolescents

Early onset drinking, drinking and intoxication at an early age among adolescents, has been identified as a primary risk for later heavy drinking, alcohol problems, and alcohol dependence among youth and young adults. To prevent or delay early onset drinking, we must know more about the modifiable circumstances that enable these behaviors. New research by…

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