Eli Lilly’s Hazy Memory
A century ago, Eli Lilly and Company grew one of the nation’s largest cannabis farms to supply a variety of pharmaceuticals. Why does the drug maker seem determined to conceal the details of that history?
Statistician Hong Liu-Seifert will emerge from The Cave knowing the outlook for a $90 billion company—what high-level executives are calling a “binary” event that could result in bringing a drug to market by 2018, and windfall profits; or another blow to the field of Alzheimer’s research.
I. The Vonneguts were here (and still are). The new Kurt Vonnegut mural along Mass Ave has made the likeness of Indy’s most famous author a permanent fixture of the cityscape. And the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, opened in 2011, allows visitors to lay fingers on the very typewriter keys the giant once tapped (and […]