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‘SharkCam’ Reveals The Secret Breeding Lives Of Basking Sharks

The first successful tracking of basking sharks has taken place—with a robotic underwater camera. A ‘SharkCam’ underwater vehicle (AUV) is one of the world’s ‘most advanced’ pieces of animal tracking technology. It was used in the Hebrides off Scotland’s west coast for the time last summer to observe and gather footage of basking sharks, the […]

Sport

Sean Brady puts Christian Aguilera to sleep with nasty mounted guillotine choke

Sean Brady earned his first finish in the UFC with one of his favorite submissions. The undefeated prospect out of Philadelphia saw an opening for a guillotine choke in the second round of his fight against Christian Aguilera and once he had it locked in, there was no letting go. Brady secured the submission and […]

Lifestyle

New 3-D printed hydrogels for T-cell growth for cancer immunotherapy

A team with the participation of researchers from the ICMAB has designed new hydrogels for culturing T-cells or T-lymphocytes, cells of the immune system that are used in cancer immunotherapy with the capacity to destroy tumor cells. These hydrogels can mimic lymph nodes in which T-cells reproduce and provide high rates of cell proliferation. Scientists […]

Business

Apple and Tesla are splitting their shares, but does it matter?

NEW YORK – Shares of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) will be less costly on Monday as pre-announced stock splits take effect, in theory making them more accessible to retail investors, but as more brokers offer fractional shares, some in the market question the need. Investors cheered the Apple and Tesla announcements, helping […]

Technology

Amazon’s first Fresh grocery store opens with high-tech Dash shopping carts

By invitation only this week Amazon will open its first Fresh grocery store for in-person shopping on an invite-only basis starting this week, and will open to the general public in the coming weeks, the company has announced. Located in the Woodland Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, the store will sell food like pizzas and […]

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Eco-Friendly Behavior In This Finnish Town Gets You Free Cake

One Finnish town is literally helping green-minded citizens eat cake as they reward eco-friendly behavior with various rewards: including free public transport tickets, swims, and yes, cake. A little north of Helsinki, the city of Lahti has developed an app tracking the carbon emissions of local residents based on whether they get around by car, […]

Sport

UFC Vegas 8: Alex Caceres submits Austin Springer in first round with quick choke

A night of quick submissions at UFC Vegas 8 continued when Alex Caceres put Austin Springer to sleep in the first round Saturday night. Springer tapped and briefly went unconscious after a takedown attempt allowed Caceres to transition to the back and apply a rear-naked choke for the finish at the 3:38 mark of the […]

Lifestyle

Gout drug repurposed to fight heart disease

Colchicine reduces the risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with chronic coronary disease, according to results of the LoDoCo2 trial presented in a Hot Line session today at ESC Congress 2020. “Over a decade, more than one in three heart patients will have another heart attack or stroke, or die from heart disease, despite […]

Business

Boeing aims to increase Black employees by 20%, CEO says in memo

SEATTLE – Boeing Co (BA.N) is seeking to increase Black U.S. employees throughout the company by 20% and mandate benchmarks for hiring people of color, Chief Executive Dave Calhoun told employees in a memo on Friday. U.S. corporations have become more responsive to complaints related to racial equality following a summer of sweeping anti-racism protests […]

Technology

Microsoft Flight Simulator players are flying into Hurricane Laura

Virtual storm chasing Microsoft Flight Simulator players have turned into virtual stormchasers this week, hunting down Hurricane Laura as it approached the US Gulf Coast. While Texas and Louisiana brace for what is being described as an “unsurvivable storm surge,” the real-time weather inside Microsoft Flight Simulator is providing a surreal spectacle for players. Virtual […]