Finding Euphoria in Bangkok’s Food Scene

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series, The World Through a Lens, in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, Louise Palmberg shares a collection of photographs from the markets and food stands in Bangkok. Early this year, in search…

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How to Be Your Own Glam Squad for a Zoom Wedding

Hair salons, spas and beauty retailers are continuing to help couples prepare for their weddings, even though most have been forced to temporarily close because of the coronavirus. Some are offering services like online tutorials and Instagram Live chats that feature tips from experts. Couples are finding all this support a godsend. “Getting beauty advice…

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Shopping for Outdoor Coffee Tables

On terraces and decks, one piece of furniture is often key to anchoring a seating arrangement: the coffee table. And if you haven’t got one, where are you going to put your drinks? “It’s a must,” said Lee Cavanaugh, a partner at Cullman & Kravis Associates, a New York-based interior design firm. “I’ve seen people,…

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Killing coronavirus with handheld ultraviolet light device may be feasible

A personal, handheld device emitting high-intensity ultraviolet light to disinfect areas by killing the novel coronavirus is now feasible, according to researchers at Penn State, the University of Minnesota and two Japanese universities. There are two commonly employed methods to sanitize and disinfect areas from bacteria and viruses — chemicals or ultraviolet radiation exposure. The…

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Researchers identify key immune checkpoint protein that operates within T cells

Columbus, Ohio — A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center — Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC — James) has identified a protein within certain immune cells that is required for optimal immune responses to cancer. The findings, reported in the journal Science Advances,…

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Exceptional stem cell science on tap for ISSCR 2020 Virtual June 23-27, 2020

Skokie, IL — The International Society for Stem Cell Research has transformed its annual scientific meeting into a virtual experience, bringing the global stem cell community together to share knowledge, collaborate, and network. Attendee registration and complementary media registration are open! The ISSCR 2020 Virtual Meeting, cosponsored by the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI), will…

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New test method can offer safer dosages of hydroxychloroquine

Researchers at Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital have developed a new method to measure levels of the medication hydroxychloroquine in patients with the rheumatic disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The analysis method may also be useful in other areas, such as in the treatment of COVID-19. The study is being published in Arthritis Research…

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The interface of genomic information with the electronic health record

Advances in genetic and genomic testing technology have not only introduced the utilization of clinical genomic information into virtually every area of medical care, this testing has become an essential tool to achieve the goal of precision medicine. As genomic data become more complex, so too must the electronic health record (EHR) evolve to provide…

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