It ain’t over ‘til it’s over – especially not on the litigation-loving Upper West Side. Activists opposed to the soaring height of 52-story 200 Amsterdam Avenue at West 71st Street have made a last-ditch stab at making the developers chop twenty floors off the luxury condominium. The Municipal Art Society filed an eleventh-hour plea to
Selective transport through the nuclear pore complex presents a very complicated case—a lot of ins, a lot of outs, a lot of what-have-yous. To have any hope of unraveling the case, scientists based at the University of Groningen and Delft University of Technology knew that they would have to keep a lot of strands in
The trophy real estate fire sale continues! Socialite Shafi Roepers has listed the third-floor co-op she bought with her ex, hedge funder Alexander Roepers, for the slashed new price of $45 million. The five-bedroom, eight-bathroom home, at 4 E. 66th St., first went on the market for $65 million back in 2015. It now comes
A home that got 88 offers — 76 of which were cash offers — must be really something, right? Well, this four-bedroom, two-bathroom abode 30 minutes outside Washington, DC, and only a mile from the local metro sold for $460,000 — about 70% above the original asking price of $275,000. But it might not meet
You dip your teabag into a cup of boiling water and watch the clear steaming liquid slowly change into an inviting rich red. The laws by which the particles of tea spread from the source of high concentration (teabag) to the volume of low concentration (water in the cup) were explained elegantly in mathematical equations
A stunning Prospect Park West mansion once owned by Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Connelly and her Marvel-man actor husband Paul Bettany, is now officially back on the market for $12.25 million. That’s actually less than the $12.4 million the sellers paid for it six years ago, in 2015, according to property records. The Gilded Age limestone
Selenium is a trace mineral that has powerful antioxidant properties. It is a co-factor enzyme and its main job as an antioxidant is to protect against oxidative damage, so it can help with chronic conditions that include inflammation. A new mouse study demonstrated that adding selenium to diets can protect against obesity as well as
It really is hot in Miami — especially when it comes to real estate. It only took one day to sell Il Mulino partner Steven Raia’s waterfront estate on man-made Hibiscus Island for its full $12.5 million asking price, according to sources and public records. Raia bought the contemporary home for $3.59 million in 2014.
The results of a pilot human clinical trial conducted by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine suggest that taking a supplement known as GlyNAC—a combination of glycine and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) as precursors of the natural antioxidant glutathione (GSH)—could improve many age-associated deficiencies in older people, to improve muscle strength and cognition, and promote healthy aging.
Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, Acting Chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said it will challenge Illumina’s planned $8 billion acquisition of cancer blood test developer Grail—drawing a rebuke from the sequencing giant, which is vowing to oppose the agency and fight for the deal it announced just over
One of the earliest iterations of the microscope was built in the 1600s by the microscopy pioneer Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. His work not only developed the field of microscopy but opened up the study of microbes upon his observation of “wee animalcules”—his description of unicellular organisms. More advanced microscopes have been developed since Leeuwenhoek’s time,
[embedded content] The best way to protect against economic turbulence is with hard assets like precious metals and real estate, but even these are under threat from the government, said former Congressman and host of The Liberty Report, Ron Paul. “The government is a threat,” Paul said. “They will crackdown because they have the ability
More than 5.7 million TikTokers hate 432 Park Ave. A 16-year-old Canadian teen, Louisa Whitmore, first discovered 432 Park Ave. in 2018 when she visited Manhattan with her family. But it wasn’t until last month that she started airing her views about the Western Hemisphere’s tallest residential building on TikTok — sizing it up as
Sometimes revenge can be sweet. The woman who sparred with Katy Perry over a sprawling 8-acre former convent is selling her Los Angeles estate in the Silver Lake neighborhood for a whopping $40 million. Restaurateur Dana Hollister first made headlines when a group of Catholic nuns known as the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
One of three units owned by the formerly free-spending Jocelyn Wildenstein, otherwise known by her plastic surgery moniker, “Catwoman,” has been sold by her creditors. The apartment, on the 51st floor of Trump World Tower at 845 United Nations Plaza, was sold for $2 million, according to property records. Listing broker Jason Haber of Warburg
Total units as of 2020: 13 Initial franchise fee: $25,000 Just Poké was founded by Danny Brawer and Norman Wu in 2016, and the franchise describes itself as “a healthy local poké chain in the Pacific Northwest, with restaurants currently located throughout the Seattle area and greater Western Washington.” As with most food franchises, it’s not
As we age, we acquire random mutations in the cells that make up our bodies―a phenomenon called somatic mutation. Hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) that continuously replenish the cells in our bloodstream may acquire somatic mutations. HSCs are the precursors of both the oxygen carrying red blood cells and the immune white blood cells. When HSCs
Metformin is commonly used to help people with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar levels. The diabetes drug is derived from a lilac plant that’s been used medicinally for more than a thousand years. For most patients, metformin works to bring down blood sugar gradually when combined with a healthy diet and exercise. Metformin
Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) in Switzerland, in collaboration with the University of Tampere in Finland, say they have highlighted the critical role of paxillin, a protein that enables cells to perceive their environment and anchor at the right place with the help of cellular “crampons.” Without functional paxillin, the cell is unable
Gracie Mansion, the official residence of New York City mayors, is getting a new tenant next year. The “Little White House” has been Mayor Bill de Blasio’s home for seven years, but when he retires from mayorship next year, the 220-year-old mansion will be occupied by whichever candidate New York elects on Nov. 2. Whoever
Two COVID-19 drug developers said they will seek emergency use authorizations (EUAs) from the FDA for their therapeutics following positive late-stage clinical results. Humanigen disclosed topline Phase III results showing that hospitalized patients who received lenzilumab and other treatments—including steroids and/or Gilead Sciences’ marketed drug Veklury® (remdesivir)—had a 54% greater relative likelihood of survival without
March 30, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Over the last few years, the marketing world has focused on digital transformation. Marketing professionals have embraced online and mobile channels to such an extent that the old-school marketing tactics of television and radio might have seemed dead. That’s not the
The results of research by scientists at Scripps Research suggest that experimental antibody therapies for Parkinson’s disease (PD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may have the unintended adverse effect of triggering brain inflammation. The team carried out a series of vitro studies and experiments in mice carrying brain grafts of human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC)-derived microglia (hiMG).
[embedded content] While markets have not reacted negatively to hints from Janet Yellen about hiking taxes, Gareth Soloway, chief market strategist of InTheMoneyStocks.com, said that investors are still waiting to see how much taxes will be raised. “I think the markets are waiting for clarity on it. The question is, is the corporate tax rate