Science

And Now, a Bicycle Built for None

As corporate giants like Ford, G.M. and Waymo struggle to get their self-driving cars on the road, a team of researchers in China is rethinking autonomous transportation using a souped-up bicycle. This bike can roll over a bump on its own, staying perfectly upright. When the man walking just behind it says “left,” it turns […]

Science

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions

The Trump administration said on Wednesday that it was taking steps to make it easier for less expensive prescription drugs to be imported from other countries, particularly Canada, a move that has long been supported by progressives but has encountered fierce opposition from the pharmaceutical industry. Under the plan, the administration said it would propose […]

Science

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions

The Trump administration said on Wednesday that it was taking steps to make it easier for less expensive prescription drugs to be imported from other countries, particularly Canada, a move that has long been supported by progressives but has encountered fierce opposition from the pharmaceutical industry. Under the plan, the administration said it would propose […]

Travel

House Hunting in … Antigua and Barbuda

A Complex Overlooking the Caribbean on Antigua $4.25 MILLION This three-and-a-half-acre property sits on an 80-foot bluff overlooking Nonsuch Bay, on the east coast of the Caribbean island of Antigua. The property includes a three-bedroom, three-bathroom villa; a one-bedroom, two-bathroom guest cottage; a swimming pool; a garden; and a private boat dock. The 3,500-square-foot main […]

Travel

Hunting for the Real Pasta all’Amatriciana

Friends in Rome had warned me: no one should eat pasta all’amatriciana nonstop for a week. The sauce — a glutton’s glorious punishment of pork, pecorino and tomatoes — produces one of the most satisfying dishes on the Roman table. But what’s the best way to make it? I planned to eat my way all […]