The Year-Round Garden

Is it really possible to garden year-round? Yes, even in Nova Scotia. Through years of experimentation, Niki Jabbour has developed an all-seasons approach to edible gardening, despite the rigors of her Halifax location, where frost can linger until late May and return in early October. What Ms. Jabbour — an intrepid vegetable gardener and the…

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Saying Goodbye With Beans

After nearly three years of hemming and hawing, I finally bought an Instant Pot after two of my most trusted colleagues swore they’d never cook beans without it again. But having used it for months, I have to confess: I sort of hate what might be the most popular cooking appliance of recent years. It…

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Re:GEN Open, dynamic new peer-reviewed open access journal

New Rochelle, NY, February 3, 2021–Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers and Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) announce the launch of Re:GEN Open, the new multidisciplinary open access journal for scientifically rigorous research in the life and medical sciences. Re:GEN Open combines the dynamic, global media presence of GEN with the scientific peer-reviewed publishing expertise…

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Study examines role of biomarkers to evaluate kidney injury in cancer patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study by Mayo Clinic researchers published in Kidney International Reports finds that immune checkpoint inhibitors, may have negative consequences in some patients, including acute kidney inflammation, known as interstitial nephritis. Immune checkpoint inhibitors are used to treat cancer by stimulating the immune system to attack cancerous cells. “Immune checkpoint inhibitors have…

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