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  • Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people

    Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people
    It’s a flu virus so deadly that scientists once halted research on the disease because governments feared it might be used by terrorists to stage a biological attack.
  • Augusto Odone dies at 80; used 'Lorenzo's oil' to treat ailing son

    Augusto Odone dies at 80; used 'Lorenzo's oil' to treat ailing son
    Augusto Odone was a charismatic Italian economist whose job with the World Bank afforded a cosmopolitan lifestyle. But the important work he performed for impoverished countries paled by comparison to the job that began to consume him in 1984: saving...

    Study: No helmet brand can save football players from concussion risk

    Study: No helmet brand can save football players from concussion risk
    Health experts have some bad news for high school football players: There is no particular type or brand of helmet or mouth guard that will keep you relatively safe from a concussion. The companies that make helmets and mouth guards often claim that...

    Charlie Trotter dies at 54; put Chicago on foodies' radar

    Charlie Trotter dies at 54; put Chicago on foodies' radar
    Renowned Chicago chef Charlie Trotter, an inspirational and notoriously mercurial figure whose eponymous restaurant became an international destination and who pioneered a bold, distinctly American form of haute cuisine, has died. He was 54. Rescue...

    Just say 'nein': Talking with Eric Jarosinski about NeinQuarterly

    Just say 'nein': Talking with Eric Jarosinski about NeinQuarterly
    The very best piece of writing I’ve encountered on Twitter comes from a feed called NeinQuarterly. Here it is: “At Starbucks I order under the name Godot. Then leave.” That’s an almost perfect use of Twitter as a platform:...