On Location: For an Atlanta Home of a Certain Age, a Design With Patina

Visitors to the Dewberry, a buzzy hotel in Charleston, S.C., equipped with a massive, curved brass bar, 1960s-style globe lamps and timeworn Poul Kjaerholm sofas, might assume that the developer was a devotee of midcentury modernism. That wouldn’t be exactly right. John Dewberry, who collaborated with the architecture and design firm Workstead on the Dewberry’s…

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Meet the Italian Makers of Luxury

Image Martin Johnston and Lise Bonnet, the co-founders of The Crafted Society, in their showroom in Amsterdam. Mr. Johnston is British and Ms. Bonnet, Dutch.CreditDmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times AMSTERDAM — The Milan collections have drawn to an end. Alessandro Michele of Gucci, bearded and bejeweled, has taken his runway bow. So has…

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Zoonoses: Antimicrobial resistance shows no signs of slowing down

IMAGE: The highest proportion of resistance was reported by countries in southern and eastern Europe and in the Baltic, whereas countries in northern and central parts of Europe reported lower resistance… view more  Credit: ECDC/EFSA, 2019 Data released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reveal…

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PCORI Board approves $2.8 million to support implementation of findings

WASHINGTON, DC (February 26, 2019) — The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $2.8 million to fund two projects designed to speed the use of results of PCORI-funded studies into practice. The Board also approved a PCORnet funding announcement and adopted new methodology standards. The newly approved awards, funded through PCORI’s…

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New method uses AI to screen for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Scientists at the University of Southern California (USC), Queen’s University (Ontario) and Duke University have developed a new tool that can screen children for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) quickly and affordably, making it accessible to more children in remote locations worldwide. The tool uses a camera and computer vision to record patterns in children’s…

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Study traces the origins of Chikungunya in Brazil

New evidence suggests that Chikungunya virus arrived in Brazil at least one year earlier than it was detected by public health surveillance systems. Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health and Fundação Oswaldo Cruz published their findings in the journal Scientific Reports. Blood samples collected…

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