Frogs regrow missing limbs in lab study, advancing key regenerative medicine effort

Frogs regrow missing limbs in lab study, advancing key regenerative medicine effort

Salamanders do. Do as the starfish do. And now scientists have shown that frogs can regenerate amputated limbs, once their stumps have been treated with a multi-drug “cocktail”. The findings, published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, represent a significant advance in the field of regenerative medicine, which aims to replace human tissues and organs … Read more

10 books to read: January’s best reviews

10 books to read: January’s best reviews

A selection of the most notable books of the month, as discussed by Wall Street Journal reviewers. Blood in the Garden: The Blatant History of the New York Knicks of the 1990s By Chris Herring | Headsets In the NBA world of the 1990s, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls stood out as glittering royalty, … Read more

Bravo fires reality TV star Jennie Nguyen for offensive social media posts

Bravo fires reality TV star Jennie Nguyen for offensive social media posts

Bravo fired Jennie Nguyen from ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ after the reality TV star’s social media posts deemed racist were recently uncovered. Ms Nguyen’s old Facebook posts that disparaged protesters and the Black Lives Matter movement began circulating online last week, and fans of the reality show have demanded that she be … Read more

Mexican Journalist Who Told Country’s President She Feared for Her Life Is Killed

Mexican Journalist Who Told Country’s President She Feared for Her Life Is Killed

Lourdes Maldonado, a well-known local TV personality who worked for various media outlets in Tijuana, was shot dead in her car by unknown assailants as she was driving home Sunday evening, according to local authorities. Nearly three years ago, she told Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that she feared for her life because of … Read more

The personal collection of museum curator William A. Fagaly will be auctioned at Christie’s

The personal collection of museum curator William A. Fagaly will be auctioned at Christie’s

Gertrude Morgan climbing high mountains trying to get home Courtesy of Christie’s Text size A selection of works of art by the late William A. Fagaly, longtime curator at the New Orleans Museum of Art, will be auctioned at Christie’s in early February, with proceeds going to support philanthropic initiatives. The auction house will offer … Read more

Ukrainian City Tries to Ward Off Russia by Promising a Better Future

Ukrainian City Tries to Ward Off Russia by Promising a Better Future

MARIUPOL, Ukraine—The snow-capped port city of Mariupol, just outside the breakaway region of Ukraine linked to Russia, has paid the price for eight years of war. His scars never healed. On Peace Avenue, Mariupol’s main road once known as Lenin Avenue, the shell of the old city council building remains intentionally intact since it was … Read more

U.S. Considers ‘Potent’ Export Controls Against Russia Amid Ukraine Tensions

U.S. Considers ‘Potent’ Export Controls Against Russia Amid Ukraine Tensions

WASHINGTON — The United States is prepared to impose sanctions and export controls on critical sectors of the Russian economy if Russian President Vladimir Putin invades Ukraine, U.S. officials said. “The export control options we are considering alongside our allies and partners would hit Putin’s strategic ambitions quite hard to industrialize his economy, and it … Read more

Jeff Koons explains how he teaches art to his children

Jeff Koons explains how he teaches art to his children

In our series my monday morning, motivated people say WSJ. how they start the week. Every weekday morning, 67-year-old Jeff Koons gets up at 6:45 a.m. to get his young children ready for school. He eats oatmeal with mixed fruit for breakfast, plus an egg white on whole wheat toast. Koons, who lives in New … Read more

On the Brink of War with Russia, Ukrainians Are Resigned and Prepared

On the Brink of War with Russia, Ukrainians Are Resigned and Prepared

KIEV, Ukraine—Computer whiz Danylo Kovzhun taught his kids how to handle a gun. Confectioner Roman Nabozhniak trains co-workers to run his business so he can focus on fighting the Russians. Bar owner Vitaliy Kyrychenko keeps his gas tank full in case he needs to get out quickly. Ukraine has struggled to maintain a sense of … Read more

NATO to Send Ships, Jet Fighters to Eastern Europe Amid Standoff With Russia

NATO to Send Ships, Jet Fighters to Eastern Europe Amid Standoff With Russia

BRUSSELS – NATO allies are bolstering the alliance’s eastern flank in response to Russia’s military buildup around Ukraine, as the European Union has drawn up loan and grant plans for Kyiv of a worth more than $1.3 billion. The moves are part of intensified efforts by the United States and its allies to prepare for … Read more