Work Friend: Everyone Dies

This is Choire Sicha’s final column as your Work Friend. You’ll have a new friend next week. Isn’t that just like you. Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to his successor workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Drunk at Work I…

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Medical News Today: Nanoparticles in food can alter the behavior of gut bacteria

New research on nanoparticles in food has yielded fresh insights about their impact on gut bacteria. Nanoparticles may influence gut bacteria (which are shown here under the electron microscope). Researchers from the University Medical Center of Mainz in Germany and colleagues from other centers in Germany, Austria, and the United States have discovered that the…

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Our Best Super Bowl Recipes

The New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams kick off Super Bowl LIII on Sunday at 6:30 p.m., Eastern time. Whatever jersey you’re wearing, you’re going to need food to sustain you through the thrilling triumph or the agonizing defeat. And for those of you just showing up for the snacks, we’ve got you…

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Meanwhile: For a Knife, Dagger, Sword, Machete or Zombie-Killer, Just Ask These Ladies

Image Wendy MacNaughton is a graphic journalist based in San Francisco. You can find her via website and Instagram. More ‘Meanwhile’ Wendy MacNaughton’s illustrated column about the big implications of seemingly small things. How Californians Are Breathing in the ‘New Abnormal’ of Epic Fires An illustrated look at the face masks that are now everywhere…

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