Dundee partners with Bukwang Pharm to develop new treatment for Parkinson’s

The University of Dundee’s Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) has announced a multi-million-pound partnership with Korea-based Bukwang Pharmaceutical Company in a bid to develop a new drug treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurological disorder, after Alzheimer’s disease, affecting around two people in every 1000 across the population. There are around…

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Sound and Flavor Made in Harlem

Take Marcus Samuelsson along with you into the kitchen or even on the subway. The chef and restaurateur, who is based in Harlem, has a new audio cookbook that incorporates the neighborhood and his flagship restaurant, Red Rooster Harlem, with stops in your home kitchen to whip up some peanut-bacon pork chops, fish in banana…

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Picnic-Ready Dressings and Pickles

Some picnic-worthy accouterments have just been introduced by familiar grocery store brands. After growing salad greens for over 20 years, Satur Farms, in Cutchogue, N.Y., has introduced vinaigrette-style dressings created by Eberhard Müller, an owner and a chef. Each of four varieties (spicy Asian, citrus, honey-balsamic and white truffle) comes in one-ounce single-portion packets, six…

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A Grill Big Enough for a Yak

Before you fire up the Weber, you might want to take a trip to Ironbound Farm in Asbury, in Hunterdon County, N.J., where Charles Rosen, the owner, has completed construction of a monumental grill. Mr. Rosen calls it the “mother fire” and considers it the crowning touch at his farm, cidery, winery and tasting room.…

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