When the bad news finally arrived, neither one of us — dear friends for 60 years — knew what to say.
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By the end of 2019, I was ready for a change of scenery. Working as a natural history photographer, I’d spent the previous two years tracking snow leopards in the Himalayas. Then, one snowy afternoon, I received a brief call from Dr. Rohit Naniwadekar, a bird biologist with the Nature Conservation Foundation. He asked me…Details
“The vaccine saves lives but it will not be a silver bullet,” said Dr. Githinji Gitahi, the chief executive officer for Amref Health Africa, a nongovernmental organization. The vaccine, called Mosquirix, targets the deadliest malaria parasite and the most common in Africa — Plasmodium falciparum. While the vaccines are a “huge addition to the fight”…Details
Lockdowns helped keep last year’s flu season historically mild in both the United States and around the world, but U.S. officials fear a more serious season this fall and winter, with unmasked people out and about far more, and nearly half of adults in a new survey saying they are unlikely to get a flu…Details
October means fall is officially here– and so is the return of layered dressing. The spookiest month of the year brings some frighteningly great fashion news, which we’re tracking here. Read on for this month’s hottest drops, launches, and collaborations. 1 RE/DONE Joins The Jean Redesign Who: RE/DONE What: The Jean Redesign project Where: Available…Details
She also demonstrated that while bereavement and grief can trigger major depression, periods of grief, even lasting a year, were not in themselves depressive episodes. And she showed that grief, far from progressing along a neatly described five-stage process, was personal and idiosyncratic — an insight that changed the way doctors and the public understand…Details
fashion week Our favorite fashion photos from London, Milan and Paris. Fewer pandemic restrictions allowed for more in-person shows in Europe this fall, and the shows rolled on. Outdoor spaces and expansive indoor sites were used as settings (like they were in New York), inserting some breathing room into seating that is usually tightly packed…Details
Mr. Branson and Mr. Bezos have made the billionaire space race more literal and personal, and often speak in dreamier language. Mr. Branson launched first, in July, and Mr. Bezos followed days later. Speaking “to all the kids down there” from the edge of space, Mr. Branson said, “if we can do this, just imagine…Details
In a sense, she is capitalizing on one of the oldest tricks of wine-lovers, shopping by importer. No wine consumer, not even experts, can hope to know every producer. Instead, over time, they learn which importers’ tastes tend to align with their own. Remembering the names of several importers is a lot easier than memorizing…Details