Welcome to the latest edition of PRIM&R’s “Science Times synthesis”! We welcome you to join us in reading the latest batch of New York Times “Science Times” articles. Any favorites? Any comments? We’d love to know what you think about these updates. And take heart—only 37 days ‘til spring!

February 1, 2011

Medical detectives find their first new disease: Doctors at the NIH are working on solving unanswered questions about a new disease.
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As Mother Nature reminded us of her power here in Boston (and around the country as well), we were grateful to have our favorite science-related articles to keep us busy while we were snowed in. We hope you’ll enjoy the latest edition of our New York Times ‘Science Times’ synthesis. And, no matter where you are, stay well and virus-free!

January 4, 2011Study linking vaccine to autism was fraud, journal reports: The first study linking vaccines to autism may have been doctored, according to a report. [...] Read more


As 2011 approaches, we wish you a year of health and safety! We also want to take this opportunity to thank you for being part of the enterprise that advances science and health. The PRIM&R staff is privileged to support you in that important work, and, toward that end, we are pleased to once again bring you our biweekly ‘Science Times’ synthesis from the New York Times. Have a terrific year!

December 21, 2010

Bones give peek into the lives of Neanderthals: More than 1,800 bone fragments in Spain, and snippets of [...] Read more


No time to read the New York Times? We can help! Even though we’re one foot out the door to San Diego, we wouldn’t dream of missing our favorite part of the paper. Here’s a sampling of articles we hope you’ll find interesting and maybe even relevant.

Hope to see you in San Diego, and safe travels to those of you who will be joining us there.

November 23, 2010