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New five-year data support superiority of Novartis drug Tasigna over...
Findings from three large, randomized Phase III studies demonstrate the superiority of Tasigna compared to Gleevec tablets* at achieving deeper molecular responses across various Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia patient populations, including newly diagnosed patients, patients with residual disease who switched to Tasigna ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Chinese sweatshop producing for high-end labels uncovered
Milan, December 6 - Carabinieri police in the northern town of Vigevano near Pavia on Friday discovered a Chinese factory in which workers reportedly made shoes for high-end labels.
WNYC-AM New York
Please Explain: Coffee
The devotion to coffee verges on a religion for many people. Jonathan Rubinstein , the owner and operator of Joe Coffee in New York City and in Philadelphia, and Amanda Byron , director of coffee and roasting at Joe Coffee, talk about how coffee is grown and roasted, the variety of beans and methods of making coffee.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
`Rent' differences stay civil
In 1896, a four-act opera by Giacomo Puccini debuted in Turin, Italy. "La Boheme" portrayed young bohemians living in the Latin Quarter of Paris in the 1840s, ravaged by tuberculosis and poverty and the social issues of the day.
Some milsurps are simply more intrinsically fascinating than others. It might be an unusual design feature, maybe a quirky mechanical component, possibly a peculiar method of operation or a unique historical association.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Shroud of Turin Will Go On Public Display in Turin, Italy for 45 Days in 2015
For those who believe the Shroud of Turin is the authentic burial cloth of Jesus, here is some breaking news: The Custodian of the Shroud at the Vatican has announced today that the Shroud will go on public display in 2015 in Turin, Italy for 45 days between the Easter season starting in mid-April 2015 until August 16, 2015.
Detroit music legend Derrick May says bankruptcy is just a new angle to an old story
It's new, for sure, but for many who have lived and worked in Detroit, it's just more of the same.
Eataly Opens Its Second U.S. Location in Chicago
Eataly , the Italian food and wine marketplace, opened its second U.S. outpost on December 2, 2013 at 4 PM.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Eataly Chicago, Is This The Future Of Food Retailing?
Supermarkets have been evolving beyond the traditional shopping experience for years as stores create more exciting shopping experiences, add restaurants and serve prepared foods when home meal replacement became an industry buzzword.
Tackle Eataly like a Seasoned Pro
Sixty-three thousand square feet. Twenty-three dining options. Ten thousand products.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Free Dictionary
Meteorite Strikes Ann Elizabeth Hodges
It is commonly called the Hodges meteorite because a fragment of it struck Ann Elizabeth Hodges .
Saturday To-Do: DJs from Mars
DJS FROM MARS Late. Discovery. $10-$15. Word on the street is that this right here will be one of the bigger electronic dance music shows of the year.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
It was expected, a fully foreseen turn of events, part of the long goodbye of an Italian ruler who came in power in distant 1994 and is still clinging to authority with all his histrionic might.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Jon Hopkins: Hypnotic beat an invitation to dream
You are getting sleepier - and clearer at the same time. That thought hovers above the wash of analog synths pouring through Jon Hopkins ' latest solo full-length, "Immunity," a kind of ode to the healing powers and transcendent nature of one of the English music maker's favorite pursuits: self-hypnosis.
15 Minutes with Quince's Michael Tusk
Executive chef and owner of Quince and Cotogna restaurants, Michael Tusk is marking Quince's ten-year anniversary next week.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Day in Pictures, Nov. 25, 2013
Avert your eyes, dear: A primatologist from the United States is studying what kinds of films the bonobos at Stuttgart, Germany's Wilhelma Zoo prefer.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Nothing trifle about truffles
Not without reason do truffles hold such pride of place across European cultures.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
PET supplier to make ethylene glycol from straw
PET resin major M&G Chemicals plans to invest in a biorefinery in China that will make PET building block ethylene glycol from straw.
St. Petersburg Times
Selling white Alba truffles at the Saturday Morning Market
French gourmand Jean Brillat-Savarin once called them "the diamonds of the kitchen."
Marrone Bio Innovations Establishes International Science Advisory Panel
MARRONE BIO INNOVATIONS ESTABLISHES INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE ADVISORY PANEL Nov. 21, 2013 Source: Marrone Bio Innovations news release Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. [NASDAQ: MBII], a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, announced the establishment of an International Science Advisory Panel .