The Man Behind Chanel’s Watches

Last year Chanel promoted a reworked version of its distinctive J12 watch with advertisements featuring a handful of high-profile celebrities, including Ali McGraw, Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer. Arnaud Chastaingt, the designer who updated the timepiece, is decidedly less recognizable, which is exactly how he likes things. “I prefer when people speak about my creations…

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Harnessing the ‘wisdom of crowds’ can help combat antibiotic over prescription

A new study has demonstrated that using the ‘wisdom of crowds’ (also known as collective intelligence) of three or more medical prescribers, can improve decisions about antibiotic prescribing and help combat rising levels of antibiotic resistance. Published in Scientific Reports, an international group of researchers led by Dr Eva Krockow at the University of Leicester…

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Study uncovers subset of COVID-19 patients who recover quickly and sustain antibodies

Boston, MA — One of the pressing questions about COVID-19 remains: How long does immunity last? One key indicator of immunity is the presence of virus-specific antibodies. Previous studies have provided conflicting accounts about whether people who have recovered from infection can sustain potentially-protective antibodies or not. A new study led by investigators from Brigham…

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