El Espace: Valentina of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Is Back, Mi Amor!

El Espace is a column dedicated to news and culture relevant to Latinx communities. Expect politics, arts, analysis, personal essays and more. ¿Lo mejor? It’ll be in Spanish and English, so you can forward it to your tía, your primo Lalo or anyone else (read: everyone). “I feel like La Virgen de Guadalupe is my…

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Mapping the Brain’s Genetic Landscape

For the past two decades, scientists have been exploring the genetics of schizophrenia, autism and other brain disorders, looking for a path toward causation. If the biological roots of such ailments could be identified, treatments might follow, or at least tests that could reveal a person’s risk level. In the 1990s, researchers focused on genes…

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Rookie Cataloged a Generation of Girlhood

When Tavi Gevinson announced at the end of November that Rookie was folding, it didn’t just mean the end of the online magazine she founded at age 15. To many of her young readers, it signified the dissolution of a meeting place for a particular kind of girl: smart, self-serious and inclined to dream in…

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Medical News Today: 19 natural remedies for a headache

Headaches are a very common form of pain and can be a nuisance when someone has one. Rather than reaching for over-the-counter painkillers, there are many natural methods that people can try to help them get rid of a headache. In this article, we look at a range of home and natural remedies for headaches.…

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Wines of The Times: Finding Harmony in Ribera del Duero

The high, dry, sunny Castilian plain in north-central Spain has been home to grape-growing and winemaking for eons. Yet the output from the region, now known worldwide as Ribera del Duero, is paradoxically one of the most modern expressions of Spanish wine. The pace of evolution was swift as Spain emerged from years of dictatorship…

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9 Key Pieces You’ll Want from Something Navy’s Latest Nordstrom Collection

Something Navy founder Arielle Charnas has just dropped her latest collection from Nordstrom and—guess what—you’re going to want to shop. It includes dresses you can wear for work or holiday parties, a white blouse you didn’t know you needed (until now!), plus great boots that won’t break your budget. Shop my favorites from the bunch,…

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N.I.H. to Scrutinize Private Donations to Scientific Research Projects

Image CreditEric Risberg/Associated Press Six months after halting a study of moderate drinking that was underwritten by donations from the alcohol industry, the National Institutes of Health outlined a series of steps to prevent similar conflicts of interest and to safeguard the integrity of its research as well as its reputation. In a report issued…

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