'For all the serendipity, it was Joy and Les who were absolutely convinced that what she could smell would be something that could be used in a clinical context and so now we are beginning to do that.' … [Read more...] about Grandmother can sniff out Parkinson’s after learning to detect its scent from her husband who died from the disease
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Parading white models with black hairstyles down the catwalk was spectacularly thoughtless. Or perhaps it wasn’t. The frequency of cultural appropriation controversies makes me suspect that some brands are deploying them as a PR tool. After all, no publicity is bad publicity – comme les Kardashians are well aware. … [Read more...] about Are rows over cultural appropriation a dastardly PR ploy?
Setbacks for Democrats – Hopes that moderate Republicans could help Democrats shift the rules of engagement in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial were dashed this morning. In votes along party lines, the Senate rejected a series of attempts to subpoena witnesses and force the White House to produce evidence. The votes, which included a bid to force former national security chief John Bolton to give evidence, came amid fierce debate on the first day of the president’s impeachment trial, which began when chief justice John Roberts brought down his gavel to begin proceedings shortly after 1pm Washington time. There could be renewed efforts by Democrats to bring forward witnesses but for now they have been frustrated by what one called a “cover-up”. Republicans stuck with their party despite pressure on senators such as Mitt Romney and Susan Collins to shift ground. Trump was in Davos where he warned business and political leaders not to listen to the … [Read more...] about Wednesday briefing: Jeff Bezos ‘hacked’ by Saudi prince