Sport

Maxwel Cornet grabs point for Burnley in six-goal thriller with Crystal Palace

Maxwel Cornet’s superb volley was the pick of the goals as Burnley and Crystal Palace took a point each from what visiting manager Patrick Vieira called a “crazy good game” at Turf Moor. In dreary conditions Cornet lit up the match with a stunning finish four minutes into the second half, levelling the scores after […]

Lifestyle

Monkeys, guinea pigs and native English speakers have very similar brain responses to speech sounds

Speech sounds elicit comparable neural responses and stimulate the same region in the brain of humans, macaques and guinea pigs, a multidisciplinary group of University of Pittsburgh researchers reported in the journal eNeuro today. The finding could help pave the way for better understanding and diagnosis of auditory processing deficits. The brain’s responses to sound—called […]

Business

Tesla, electric SUVs get poor scores from Consumer Reports

Vehicles from Tesla Inc and electric sport utilities from rival brands are among the least reliable models sold in the United States, a reflection of the risks of new technology, Consumer Reports said on Thursday. Consumer Reports, a nonprofit organization that evaluates products and services, said Tesla, the world’s most valuable automaker, ranked 27th out […]

Technology

NASA will launch a spacecraft into an asteroid to knock it off course

Our planet can be a beautiful place at times, but, someday, a gargantuan asteroid might just decide to put a premature end to our collective fun. Relative to the size of other astral bodies, it wouldn’t take much space rock to damage the planet — even a 150-meter asteroid is big enough to pose a […]

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Rescue dog with ‘giraffe neck’ teaches owner to hope again after surviving hell

Rescue dog Brodie, Azawakh, a breed similar to a greyhound, has an extremely long neck and looks almost like a giraffe, but new owner Louisa Crook said he’s ‘the most beautiful dog’ A woman said her life was changed when she rescued a dog with a ‘giraffe neck’ that taught her how to hope again […]

Sport

Eddie Howe’s Newcastle era begins with thrilling point against Brentford

As the final whistle blew Eddie Howe may well have felt more than a little claustrophobic. It was not merely that Newcastle’s new manager was trapped in his hotel room at the start of a 10-day quarantine after his positive Covid-19 test on Friday, but that his team seem stuck in an unpleasantly tight spot. […]

Lifestyle

Cystic fibrosis faithfully modeled in a human Lung Airway Chip

The inherited progressive disorder cystic fibrosis (CF) causes severe damage to the lungs, and other tissues in the body by affecting the cells that produce mucus, sweat, and digestive juices. In individuals carrying mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene, which encodes an ion channel controlling the flow of ions and water […]

Business

U.S. economy regaining speed as unemployment claims fall; manufacturing surges

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell close to pre-pandemic levels last week as the labor market recovery continues, though a shortage of workers remains an obstacle to faster job growth. “Demand for labor is very strong and workers are in short supply, so layoffs are very low right now,” said […]

Technology

Intel rumored to order TSMC 3nm chips for Meteor Lake graphics tiles

News from Taiwan claims Intel has asked Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to make 3nm chips for its upcoming Meteor Lake processors. If true, it adds to the multiple node processes that Meteor Lake will incorporate in its new “tiled” design. Taiwan news outlet Commercial Times claims that the graphics processing hardware in the Meteor […]

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Neighbour dogs’ incredible friendship captured in heartwarming video

Maltese Charly and Pug Peggy are so inseparable that their owners arrange playdates between the pair almost every day A pair of dogs who live next door to each other have become inseparable, with their adorable bond documented in a series of heart-melting TikTok videos. Maltese Charly has regular playdates with her neighbour, a pug […]