5 Lessons From 1Q 2018 

| May 3, 2018

From global trade lifting living standards in impoverished nations to on-target inflation making way for interest rate normalization, these are five lessons from the first quarter that suggest a bright economic outlook. Source: 5 Lessons From 1Q 2018 | JPMorgan Chase

Scientists devise new, more accurate peanut allergy test

| May 3, 2018

A more accurate peanut allergy testing … Peanuts are the most common cause of fatal food-induced anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reaction, and allergy cases among children have risen sharply in recent years. Britain’s Food Standards Agency estimates up to one in 55 children have a peanut allergy.In contrast to existing skin-prick and other blood tests […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.