Posted on July 16, 2015
New content has been added or refreshed for several of Gale’s In Context databases. These include:
Biography In Context
New portals were added this week:
- Misty Copeland – On June 30, 2015, Misty became the first African American female principal dancer with the American Ballet Theater company.
- Bernie Sanders – Currently a junior U.S. Senator from Vermont he has entered the 2016 presidential race as a Democratic candidate.
- Laverne Cox – As an actress in the series “Orange Is the New Black”, in 2014 she became the first transgender person nominated for an Emmy Award.
Science In Context
Recent updates have been made to 45 portal pages including:
- Animal Behavior
- Biological and Chemical Weapons
- Coral Reefs
- Food Poisoning
- Genetically Modified Organisms
- Germ Theory
- Mental Disorders
Content from the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 5th edition, has been loaded into Science In Context providing 1,993 new entries and 874 images. In addition, new videos from the Gale Video Series are now featured on several portal pages, including Ebola, Genetic Engineering, Biological and Chemical Weapons, and others.