The Look: A Simple Life

the look Mennonites living in Belize exist apart from the government, with limited technology and surrounded by farmable land. Photographs by Jake Michaels Text by Daniel Shank Cruz Produced by Eve Lyons Sept. 15, 2018 When Mennonites began moving to Belize in the late 1950s, they did so for the same reason their ancestors have…

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The Flea Circus

Advertisement Dueling dealers! $1,000 T-shirts! Homemade fruit spreads! In the age of eBay, the Rose Bowl market’s still got it. Image Running you Raggedy: some of the dolls and duds for sale on a typical Sunday at the Rose Bowl flea market.CreditCreditKrista Schlueter for The New York Times Sept. 15, 2018 PASADENA, Calif. — At…

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Medical News Today: Brain cell identified as ‘mediator of disease’

Brain inflammation is a marker of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, and some psychiatric disorders. A new study finds a subtype of brain cell that is key in neuroinflammation, bringing us closer to new treatments for multiple central nervous system diseases. Astrocytes are named for their star-like shape. Image credit: GerryShaw Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects at least…

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