Personal genetics firm 23andMe is planning to use its database of health information to research possible cures for a range of diseases. Its new research group has appointed a head and will begin recruiting
I finally had time to sit down and write on my iPad after 72 hours spent traveling between continents, meeting friends I've long known only through Twitter and their blogs, visiting San Francisco, and
James Doty, a clinical professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and the founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, said he had few opportunities as child.
This week Apple bundled a big announcement inside it’s long awaited Apple Watch ‘Spring Forward’ event. Namely the launch of ResearchKit: an iOS software framework that lets people, currently U.S.-based
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What effect will Obama’s easing of trade and travel between the United States and Cuba have on the island’s most important artistic exports, music and dance? Plenty, no doubt, and soon. After the 1959
When ballerina Jenifer Ringer took on a new role at the New York City Ballet, she had to train her ear for the composition and her body for the moves – then let her imagination take flight I’m often asked
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A baseball player has his bat, a photographer his camera -- every pro has the perfect piece of equipment that helps them excel at what they do. Ballerinas and their pointe shoes are no different. "Pointe
Ballerina Mary Helen Bowers — she trained Natalie Portman for her role in Black Swan — runs her online exercise company, Ballet Beautiful, from a historic building in New York City's SoHo neighborhood.
The National Ballet of Canada opened its winter season Wednesday night in Toronto with a striking mixed program of contemporary ballet, spanning George Balanchine's mid-century neoclassicism to James recent