A new issue of the Journal of Conflict Transformation and Security is out. Douglas L. Rogers (OSU): After Prometheus, Are Human Genes Patentable Subject Matter? John M. Kelley and Rebecca A. Malouf (Endicott): Blind Dates and Mate Preferences: An Analysis of Newspaper Matchmaking Columns. Lars G. Tummers, Brenda Vermeeren, Bram Steijn and V.J.J.M. Bekkers (EUR): Public Professionals and Policy Implementation: Conceptualizing and Measuring Three Types of Role Conflicts. Oliver Burkeman on why stereotypes are bad even when they're “good”. From TLS, a review essay on Alan Turing by Michael Saler. From the Beyond Stone and Bone blog at archeology.org, Heather Pringle on how Henry VIII’s racy sex life turned her into an archaeological writer; a look at the top five archaeological bloggers; and could Google Earth help us stop looting? Steve Donoghue reviews Cracking the Egyptian Code: The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion by Andrew Robinson. AL.com is running an online Alabama-Notre Dame Pop Culture Championship, in which they determine how the two universities stack up against one another not on the gridiron, but in the fields of television, movies and books.

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