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The Cell That Started a Pandemic

In the early 1980s, epidemiologists were racing to understand a mysterious disease that was killing young men in California. As we now know, that …

Quick Fire Whisky Tasting Notes #29

<b>Wemyss Seaweed on the Rocks</b><p><b>1991 Bunnahabhain</b><p><b>Nose:</b> Fresh sea breeze, brine soaked seaweed, light wisps of smoke, sweet oak, sour apple Chewits, comic …

Talisker Storm: No Age Statement Scotch Done Right

<i>It was a dark and stormy night on the Isle of Skye, and the peat fire is burning low. Shivering in the cold, our heroine sits crouched, barely sheltered against the fury of the winter North Sea. Out of the corner of her eye she spots a gleaming in the dark. Is it the bog spirits coming to claim</i> …

Ask a Bartender: What's Your Favorite Whiskey?

Perhaps the best thing about whisk(e)y is its diversity; between ryes and bourbons, Scotches and more, there's an enormous range of the brown spirits. We asked bartenders from around the country: What's your favorite whiskey, and how do you drink it? Here's what they had to say.<p>"I like to end the …

We're Bringing Whiskey Back

Americans are rediscovering Irish whiskey in the midst of a broader whiskey revival. Ireland's distilleries, after a brutal century including American Prohibition and the rise of scotch, are cashing in accordingly.

17 Great Whiskey Cocktail Recipes

From the old fashioned to Irish Coffee, whiskey is king of cocktails<p>From the old fashioned and Sazerac to the Irish Coffee and hot toddy, whiskey is …

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Laboratory Design: It's Time for a Breakthrough

As science continues to propel forward, it seems that the architecture to support scientists and their advancements is falling behind. The problem of …

All hail the mothership: Norman Foster's $5bn Apple HQ revealed

On the third floor of an innocuous office building in southwest London, flimsy sheets of tracing paper are taped to the windows, leaving only an inch gap to glimpse the real world outside. Rolls of drawings are hurriedly dispatched, unmarked boxes carried up in the secure, swipe-card lift. Tired …