New OUPblog Posts

June 20, 2016

Two new OUPblog posts by Oxford Bibliographies contributors are now available:

"Have you heard that cell phones cause cancer, then they don’t, then they do? Confused enough yet? Let me break it down for you. Contrary to some claims, the new US government study by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) is hardly a shot in the dark or a one-off event. [...]"
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  • By William Elison, Author in Hinduism:

"Another summer, another season of superhero movies. Big budgets, big muscles, big explosions: Each release only strengthens the genre’s domination of Hollywood—and the sense that comic-book franchises make up a contemporary mythology, and superheroes are its gods. Among this year’s offerings is X-Men: Apocalypse, which opened the last week of May. [...]"
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Elison's article "Hinduism in Film" has been made freely available for a short time in conjunction with this blog post.