Jodie Turner-Smith in Bloom

You know that saying about how anything Fred Astaire did, Ginger Rogers did backward and in high heels? It comes to mind as Jodie Turner-Smith recounts filming the action movie Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse while in her second trimester of pregnancy—something her costars Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell were quite assuredly not dealing with.…

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Shopping for Kettles

A kettle is equal parts kitchen workhorse and decorative accessory. So choosing one isn’t just a matter of finding something that can boil water. “Look at it as art, as well as a functional element,” suggested Sarah Blank, a kitchen designer based in Greenwich, Conn. “When you do a kitchen and have this gorgeous range…

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La haute cuisine américaine, encore fermée aux femmes Noires

Pour Mme Ettarh, ce dialogue est aussi important qu’un recrutement accru de personnel Noirs : “Je pense que le leadership blanc est très mobilisé pour embaucher des professionnels Noirs, mais ils doivent changer de culture”. Assumer le passé doit faite partie intégrante de ce processus pour tous les restaurants, préconise-t-elle. “Ils sont, entre guillemets, transparents…

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Advances in understanding autism, based on “mosaic” mutations

Two studies in today’s Nature Neuroscience, led by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and Harvard Medical School (HMS), implicate mosaic mutations arising during embryonic development as a cause of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The findings open new areas for exploring the genetics of ASD and could eventually inform diagnostic testing.…

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