Here’s the scoop on what BA50’s editors read and enjoyed in the news last week.
“Five Second Rule” For Food On Floor Is Untrue, Study Finds
Moms and grandmothers all over the world will be very distressed to find out that the “five second rule” does not exist: food can become contaminated the moment it hits the floor.
New and Cool and Not For You
“Out of network” benefits are being drastically reduced by insurance companies in order to keep costs down, and they are having a dramatic impact on the utilization of state-of-the-art devices and techniques.
Did the Emmys Offer Redemption to Marcia Clark?
“At Sunday’s ceremony, Sarah Paulson apologized to the woman she played on TV—on behalf of herself and ‘the rest of the world.'”
Could Ancient Remedies Hold the Answer to the Looming Antibiotic Crisis?
“One researcher thinks the drugs of the future might come from the past: botanical treatments long overlooked by Western medicine.”
Emily Blunt is Considered “Too Pretty” to Play the Lead Role in “The Girl On The Train”
Having someone say you’re “too pretty” for a role might be seen as a compliment, but not necessarily when it comes from the author who created the role.