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Kind Teen Makes Dolls For Kids With Unique Physical Characteristics

Most little girls love dolls. When 17-year-old Ariella Pacheco was growing up, she was no exception. Since kids tend to bond best with dolls that resemble them, the American Girl doll Pacheco chose for herself looked like it could have been her sister. “She looked like me and I felt there was a piece of […]

Sport

Ricardo Lamas hints at retirement after winning three-round war against Bill Algeo

If Saturday night was Ricardo Lamas’ final performance, he’s leaving on a high note. The former title contender revealed that retirement has been on his mind and while that decision hasn’t been finalized yet, Lamas wanted to leave everything in the cage at UFC Vegas 8. Consider that mission accomplished as the veteran featherweight engaged […]

Lifestyle

Use of fitness trackers may spur exercise in older adults with MS

Older adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) who say they use fitness trackers report greater amounts of physical activity, according to a study published online July 31 in the Disability & Health Journal. Stephanie L. Silveira, Ph.D., from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues conducted an online survey to assess patterns of fitness tracker […]

Business

Fed’s targeting of higher inflation could backfire, paper suggests

Targeting higher inflation, as the Federal Reserve suggested it would do in a revamp of its monetary policy strategy on Thursday, could end up slowing growth instead of boosting it unless the U.S. central bank’s message to households and businesses is carefully crafted and conveyed. That’s the conclusion of research presented on Friday at a […]

Technology

The reMarkable 2 is the latest attempt to turn your paper notepad digital

Swapping pen and paper for E Ink The pen, as the saying goes, is mightier than the sword. And modern computers, apparently: despite the leaps and bounds of technology, with tablet styluses and Wacom digitizers, ordinary pen and paper has survived to this day. But the $399 reMarkable 2 — the company’s new second-generation E […]

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Breakthrough For Spinal Cord Injuries and Dementia as Protein Builds ‘Striking’ Repairs

A drug that repairs damage to the brain and spinal cord has been created by British scientists offering hope for new therapies that address a range of devastating conditions—from Alzheimer’s to epilepsy to paralysis. It restores lost connections between nerves—improving memory, coordination and movement. Results in mice and cells grown in the lab were described […]

Sport

Robbie Lawler vs. Neil Magny

This is the UFC Vegas 8 live blog for Robbie Lawler vs. Neil Magny, the welterweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Lawler returns for the first time in 12 months following his third consecutive loss, a decision setback against Colby Covington. He meets Magny, who’s on a two-fight winning […]

Lifestyle

Use of performance-enhancing substances tied to risk behaviors

Use of legal performance-enhancing substances (PES) in young adults is associated with an increased likelihood of future problematic alcohol use and drinking-related risk behaviors, according to a study published online Aug. 31 in Pediatrics. Kyle T. Ganson, Ph.D., from the University of Toronto, and colleagues analyzed prospective cohort data from the National Longitudinal Study of […]

Business

Boeing finds flaws in fuselage of some Dreamliners; eight aircraft affected

Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Friday that some airlines operating its 787 Dreamliners have removed eight jets from service after the planemaker identified two distinct manufacturing issues in the fuselage section. The planemaker said it was conducting a review to find the root cause and has notified the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. “We immediately contacted […]

Technology

How to watch the Gamescom Opening Night Live show

Plus, how to tune into all four days of nonstop gaming news The opening keynote for Gamescom, the biggest gaming convention on Earth, is happening today, August 27th. But instead of passionate fans and media roaming through the event in person, it’s all happening online due to the coronavirus pandemic. If you want to tune […]