Lab Severs Ties With James Watson, Citing ‘Unsubstantiated and Reckless’ Remarks

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory revoked the honorary titles held by its longtime leader James D. Watson on Friday, describing as “unsubstantiated and reckless” his recent remarks about genetic differences in intelligence among racial groups. Dr. Watson, one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century, had apologized after making similar comments to a British…

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California Adds Its Clout to States Battling High Drug Prices

Gavin Newsom dived into the highly charged debate over prescription drug prices in his first week as California’s governor, vowing action on a topic that has enraged the public but has proved resistant to easy fixes. His idea: Find strength in numbers. Within hours of taking office on Monday, Mr. Newsom signed an executive order…

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How These Three Designers Make Old New Again

Meet the three designers transforming found objects into wearable treasures. Arcana New York Ankur Maniar Storytelling is at the heart of this Brooklyn-based label. According to founder and Parsons grad Arianna Reagan, every fabric has a backstory, whether it be an antique kimono silk that didn’t quite pass muster with a Japanese vendor or endek…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: C-R-A-V-I-N-G-S

Hi, it’s Emily with Five Weeknight Dishes. I got a note from my dear friend Katy this week, a writer I worked with years ago at Jane magazine, telling me that she embraced the message of last week’s newsletter, to eat what you crave, and that to her it meant “broth during the day and…

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Medical News Today: Increased intracranial pressure: What to know

Increased intracranial pressure is a medical term that refers to growing pressure inside a person’s skull. This pressure can affect the brain if doctors do not treat it. A sudden increase in the pressure inside a person’s skull is a medical emergency. Left untreated, an increase in the intracranial pressure (ICP) may lead to brain…

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The New Angry Young Men: Rockers Who Rail Against ‘Toxic Masculinity’

When Sam Fender, 22, a British singer-songwriter, released “Dead Boys” four months ago, a song about the suicide of a close male friend, he had no idea that so dour a subject would resonate so deeply. The song, which exorcised his grief in a torrent of fidgety guitars, frantic beats and haunted vocals, has been…

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