When Jennifer McCrea -- perhaps the best-connected fundraiser in Manhattan -- meets a billionaire to ask for money, she almost never schleps to his office, instead choosing neutral ground at a local coffee shop.
Antibiotics added to nutritional therapy helped aid recovery and prevent deaths among severely malnourished children, findings that suggest routine use of the drugs should be considered in kids who suffer from acute hunger.
Most common tumors are driven by just two to six DNA mutations, according to a genetic analysis of 3000 tumor samples that brings scientists closer to devising a comprehensive list of all the key mutations that cause cancer or contribute to its progression.
For 20 years, Don Brownstein taught philosophy at the University of Kansas. He specialized in metaphysics, which examines the character of reality itself. In a photo from his teaching days, he looks like a young Karl Marx , with a bushy black beard and unruly hair.
Ibrahim Vajzovic sits behind a large wooden desk at First Bosnian Insurance Agency, the company he started in St. Louis eight years ago, and talks about the values of education and hard work. It’s one of three businesses he owns, in addition to teaching a course at Webster University, a liberal-arts college in Webster Groves.
Jonathan I. Katz, a physics professor at Washington University in St. Louis, said he was fired from the team of scientists chosen by U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu to help BP Plc control a Gulf of Mexico oil spill.