It’s what the chattering classes have been chattering about since election day—the wave of fake news that rolled through America’s political discourse in the 2016 presidential campaign via social media, swamping voters with false reports ranging from the pope endorsing Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton helping run a child sex ring at a Washington pizzeria. […]
Chemical carcinogens like dioxin have been linked to many cancers, including breast cancer. But according to David Sherr, understanding these toxic chemicals may, surprisingly, point to new ways to treat the toughest breast cancers, including triple negative breast cancer (TNBC).
Breast cancer is not color-blind. Although it strikes women (and less commonly, men) of every age and race, black women are more likely than white women to die of breast cancer. Why? Researchers have been aware of the disparity for decades, but it has resisted easy explanation. And today, the stakes are higher than ever. […]
The 800 block of Comm Ave is awash in color, and no, the reason isn’t just the spring’s flowering trees. Rather, it’s the arresting play of light bouncing off of the series of vibrantly painted fabric and metal sculptures inside the 808 Gallery. Created by MFA painting student Erin Kerbert, the three-dimensional works are reminiscent […]