Big Ticket: Manhattan’s New Luxury Skyscrapers Continue to Fill Up

Sky-high closings continued in February at 220 Central Park South, 520 Park Avenue and 70 Vestry Street, the limestone high-rises designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects that are among Manhattan’s most expensive and talked-about new residences. Four sponsor apartments in these buildings sold to anonymous buyers for more than $30 million apiece, and one for…

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Vows: A Real-Life Fairy Tale That Crossed the Sea of Japan

When Hannah Ryles was a junior at a Tokyo high school in 2008, she was determined to attend David Lee’s junior prom. “I loved him,” Ms. Ryles said, “and nothing was going to stop me from being with him that night.” Her father, Richard Ryles, a retired colonel in the United States Army, already knew…

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Medical News Today: Preventing cancer: ‘Flawless’ DNA repair offers insight

A recent study dives into the details of exactly how cells fix DNA mutations. The researchers provide fresh insight into so-called flawless DNA repair. Understanding DNA repair may bring us closer to creating better cancer treatments. Cancer research often involves a multipronged approach. Of course, testing new treatments and finding novel ways to attack tumors…

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Work Friend: Winter Is Coming (but the Beards Are Already in Bloom)

Send questions about the office, money, careers, beard oil and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Just for Men Every winter, many of the men in my office grow beards. One of my direct reports has been doing so for the seven…

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Times Insider: How a Reporter Made Sense of the Vermin in Your Instagram Feed

Image Starfish, an opossum, has nearly a quarter-million followers on Facebook and Instagram.CreditGray Chapman Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. The reporter Gray Chapman was already endeared to opossums when she first spotted the pointy-faced, small-handed marsupials in her social media…

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5 Fabulous Dishes to Make This Spring

Spring is not that far away anymore and although it is still freezing cold in some parts of the country, things will begin to warm up in a few weeks’ time, as spring slowly begins to make its way into the Northern Hemisphere. As a cooking enthusiast, we should all be ready to welcome the…

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Towards a blood test for early-stage liver disease

— Scientists looked for early detection method for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) — Plasma proteins of NAFLD patients were analyzed by mass spectrometry — Six proteins were detected in the blood associated with the early stages of NAFLD — Protein PIGR identified as candidate biomarker for liver damage tests One in four people in…

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EMA qualification opinion on cellular therapy module of the EBMT Registry

The European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) registry has been qualified by EMA as a suitable platform for the collection of data for post-authorisation safety surveillance studies. The registry is now considered suitable to perform pharmacoepidemiological studies for regulatory purposes, concerning Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy used in the treatment of haematological…

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Considerably reduced toxicant levels in heated tobacco prototype compared to cigarettes

Bristol, February 28th 2019 — New research* suggests that toxicants of notable public health interest are substantially reduced in the aerosol from our heated tobacco product (HTP) prototype, compared to smoke from a standard reference cigarette. HTPs generate a nicotine-containing aerosol with a tobacco taste through the heating of tobacco via an electrical device. The…

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