Giant diamond goes on the auction block

QUEENSBURY – A rare 10-carat diamond ring estimated to have a value of up to $300,000 headlines the estate state and auction of the late Josie Beckos Wood, wife of the late entrepreneur Charles R. Wood who created the Lake George theme park Storytown, U.S.A./the Great Escape. The estate sale […]

Across The Block

Eldred’s Nets New Auction Record For Payzant EAST DENNIS, MASS. – Eldred’s Memorial Day Weekend auction on May 27 was memorable for many reasons, not least of which was the new world record the firm set for a work by Twentieth Century Massachusetts artist, Claude Louis Payzant. According to Joshua […]

Duckworth backs off vow to block Biden nominees

Laura Litvan, Bloomberg Published 11:46 a.m. ET March 24, 2021 Two Democratic senators backed off a threat to vote against all of Joe Biden nominees who are White and heterosexual after they received assurances that his administration would bolster its efforts to select Asian-American or Pacific Islander candidates. Tammy Duckworth […]

Overnight Energy: Biden administration delays Trump rollback of migratory bird protections | Democrats seek to block further Arctic drilling | Democratic senator pushes for clean electricity standard

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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Democrats push expansion of offshore wind, block offshore drilling with ocean energy bill | Poll: Two-thirds of voters support Biden climate plan | Biden plan lags Green New Deal in fighting emissions from homes

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Lab-Made ‘Miniproteins’ Could Block the Coronavirus from Infecting Cells

While the world waits for a COVID-19 vaccine, many researchers are focused on developing effective therapeutics that can be rolled out quickly and cheaply. Monoclonal antibodies—a potentially promising laboratory-manufactured therapy modeled on antibodies extracted from the blood of recovering patients—made headlines recently when President Trump received a not-yet-approved antibody cocktail […]