Scientists Discover New Cure for the Deadliest Strain of Tuberculosis – The New York Times

Once, a diagnosis of extensively drug-resistant TB meant quick death. A three-drug regimen cures most patients in just months.

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Why an Heiress Spent Her Fortune Trying to Keep Immigrants Out – The New York Times

Cordelia Scaife May’s Colcom Foundation finances several “nativist” organizations and causes.

SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?

Source: SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

India Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status, Raising Fears of Unrest – The New York Times

All communication with Kashmir has been cut off by India, politicians are detained, and residents are confined to their homes, in an extreme form of eminent domain.

The government announced an end to decades of autonomy in the disputed region, raising tensions in the restive territory and roiling relations with Pakistan.

French inventor successfully crosses the English Channel on a hoverboard – The Verge

Franky Zapata Attempts To Cross The English Channel On His Flyboard

After a failed attempt at the end of July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the English Channel early Sunday morning on his Flyboard Air, a jet-powered hoverboard.

Source: French inventor successfully crosses the English Channel on a hoverboard – The Verge