Mount Sinai scientist awarded $8 million for research on environmental factors on health

(New York, NY – June 4, 2019) — A theory that proposes the existence of a dynamic interface between the environment and human physiology over someone’s lifetime has earned a leading Mount Sinai researcher the prestigious Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). Manish Arora, PhD, will receive a total…

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New to Natural Wine? Pick Up a Zine

Natural wine, by most accounts, has roots in the 1980s, when experimental winemakers in France’s Beaujolais region, like Marcel Lapierre, were inspired by the work of Jules Chauvet, a chemist who studied low intervention viticulture. Made from organically or biodynamically farmed grapes, with little to no intervention during production, these beverages defy conventional winery practices,…

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Natural Wine Is My Self-Care

There is storytelling in natural wine’s cultivation. Each bottle has the ability to speak a language of robust flavor and punchy distinction. This is part of the mystique and appeal for me. In my Muslim upbringing, alcohol was forbidden. For many, it still is. But recently, natural wine has taken on new meaning for me:…

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Goodbye, Gingham. Hello, Billows.

Was it only a couple of years ago that Gwyneth Paltrow sauntered up the grand staircase at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual costume extravaganza, swaths of skin on show, curves encased in a slick one-shoulder gown? On her return visit to the Met gala last month, Ms. Paltrow ditched that patently steamy look for…

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