‘The Designer Behind Meghan Markle’s Oprah Interview Necklace Feels Like ‘A Part of History’

For her primetime interview with Oprah Winfrey, it’s clear that Meghan Markle wants her clothes to do at least some of the talking. Her dress, a stunning silk Armani gown, was chosen specifically for the television special because it features an embroidered lotus bloom, a flower believed to symbolize rebirth and resilience. 18kt Gold Aquamarine…

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Beans, Beans, Beans!

Good morning. I was on a call the other day with a bunch of people who’d made white beans the night before and were planning on having the leftovers for lunch. I realized I’d been shying away from white beans, I think mostly on account of a rocket someone sent to foodeditor@nytimes.com, admonishing me for…

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Shopping for Toilet Brushes

The toilet brush may be one of the least glamorous things in your home, but it’s still worth having one that isn’t completely off-putting. That’s because it’s a tool that — like it or not — is always on display, sitting beside the toilet. If you care about how your bathroom looks, “you want it…

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The Lundquist Institute out-licenses development of a synthetic lung surfactant formulation

-AGREEMENT ADVANCES EVOLUTION OF SYNTHETIC LUNG SURFACTANTS TO TREAT RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME IN PREMATURE INFANTS IN LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES- LOS ANGELES (March 8, 2021) — The Lundquist Institute (TLI) and The Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute (Gates MRI) executed a license agreement for TLI intellectual property covering a synthetic lung surfactant formulation…

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Carolina clinical trial tests effectiveness of mouthwash to kill coronavirus

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry have launched a clinical trial to test whether mouthwash can reduce a person’s risk of spreading coronavirus. Laboratory experiments have shown mouthwash can quickly kill coronaviruses, but there’s no evidence mouthwash can prevent the virus from infecting…

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Research foresees an end to deregulated competitive public transport

Research from the University of Kent predicts an end to deregulated competitive pubic transport in the UK as a consequence of Covid-19 social distancing measures leading to drastically reduced ridership, requiring a major rethinking of the provision of public transport. This paper, published in Transport Policy, argues that the situation will require a fundamental approach…

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