Good-Enough Holidays

You can find neither Peeps nor macaroons on your market shelves, and you are running out of eggs as it is. You are anxious and exhausted, maybe money-troubled, and the holidays are upon us. Can you stand it if I use the word “luckily” right now? Because, luckily, Easter and Passover celebrate not only renewal…

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Men Are Dressing for Zoom

If, for Ryan Dichter, Week 1 of his coronavirus isolation was a time for dandling his infant daughter, Teddy, slouching around in sweatpants and waiting for the happy-hour start gun, it became clear to him, as the terms of our collective confinement wore on, that the time had come to shower up and tug on…

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Shopping for Small Desks

A desk doesn’t have to be a heavy, baronial expanse of wood that dominates a room. Especially at home — and especially at a time when many of us are trying to shoehorn an additional work space into anyplace it will fit — something smaller and more sprightly is often preferable. “Different types of work…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Up to Half of All Patients Could Show No Symptoms, Says Fauci

Here’s what you need to know: ImageDr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and President Trump at a news conference with the coronavirus task force in Washington on Sunday.Credit…Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times Debate roils White House over an untested drug the president insists on promoting. President Trump…

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New therapy could combat persistent joint infections in horses

A new therapy could combat persistent joint infections in horses, potentially saving them from years of pain. Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) lysate that, when teamed with antibiotics, can eradicate bacterial biofilms common in joint infections. The therapy could also be applied to other species,…

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