New anticancer agents may better control tumor growth in nearly every cancer type

IMAGE: Purdue University researchers have discovered potential anticancer agents that stabilize the MYC promoter G-quadruplex and downregulate the expression of the MYC oncogene. view more  WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A gene called MYC has become one of the hottest targets for cancer researchers around the world. MYC is known to drive tumor growth in nearly all…

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Cannabis Tourism Is on the Rise

Sam Rosenbaum has Stephen Colbert to thank for his career switch from accountant to cannabis tour operator. The newly minted M.B.A. was watching an episode of “The Colbert Report” in 2014 when the comedian spoke of a “cannabis green rush” coming to Colorado, which had recently become the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. “The…

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S’mores Blondies for the Win

Good morning. I had something close to a perfect dinner the other night at Houseman in New York, where the chef and owner Ned Baldwin was serving these fried porgy strips that were bursting with sweetness alongside a coleslaw run through with amba, the Middle Eastern pickled-mango sauce. There was other stuff, too — fiery…

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Lauren Glasky, Marc Silberman

Lauren Dana Glasky and Marc Laurence Silberman were married July 4 at Oceanbleu in Westhampton Beach, N.Y. Cantor Rebecca Garfein officiated. The couple met at Cornell, from which the bride graduated cum laude and the groom magna cum laude. Ms. Glasky, 28, is a product manager at Capital One in Manhattan. She also received an…

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Amrita Saigal, Karthish Manthiram

Amrita Saigal and Karthish Manthiram were married July 6 at the Boston Burlington Marriott in Burlington, Mass. Rajesh Hariharan, a Hindu priest, officiated. Ms. Saigal, 31, is the founder and chief executive of Zera, a Boston-based direct-to-consumer business for all-natural baby care products. She graduated from M.I.T. and received an M.B.A. from Harvard. She is…

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