Sport

Parramatta to meet Newcastle in NRLW grand final after big Roosters boilover

Parramatta have upset defending champions Sydney Roosters to join last season’s wooden spooners Newcastle in the NRLW grand final. The Eels had snuck into the semi-finals with their only win of the season last week over the Broncos and were given no chance against the previously undefeated Roosters on Sunday. But they were never heeded […]

Lifestyle

Capsule delivery of fecal microbiota transplant has similar effectiveness to transplant by colonoscopy

Recent work published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology by researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School found that fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) using capsules containing freeze-dried microbes taken orally has similar safety and effectiveness to colonoscopic administration of liquid FMT for treating recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI). Every year in the United States, approximately […]

Business

Lilium aims to build 400 air taxis a year, seek grants

German air taxi developer Lilium Air Mobility plans to set up industrial capacity to make some 400 of its electrically powered Lilium Jet flying shuttles a year, while tapping schemes that provide public research support, its new chief executive said. Lilium is competing in a crowded market for electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) vehicles, […]

Technology

Amazon’s Halo Rise is a bedside light to track your sleep and wake you up

Amazon has announced the Halo Rise, a bedside device meant to track your sleep and wake you up in the morning using lights and a “small alarm speaker,” as a press release describes it. The company says the Rise uses “contactless” technology, meaning you don’t have to put on something like a fitness tracker or […]

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Struggling dog rescued from Florida canal

A Florida police officer jumped into a canal alongside a bystander to rescue a dog who ended up in the water and was in danger of drowning. The Lighthouse Point Police Department said Officers Sara Gianino and Allyson Steinkamp responded to a Lighthouse Point neighborhood where a dog named Sarge had plunged into the canal […]

Sport

Nations League: Denmark stun France while Van Dijk sinks Belgium

Nations League holders France lost 2-0 to Denmark in their final Group A game but salvaged their place in the top tier at the end of a dismal campaign on Sunday. Didier Deschamps’ side, who will face Denmark in the World Cup in November, finished third in the Nations League standings with five points from […]

Lifestyle

Study shows how certain cancers neutralize T cells to subvert the immune system and help tumors grow

When cancer arises in the body, it starts with tumor cells that rapidly grow and divide and eventually spread. But what enables these nascent tumor cells to dodge the body’s immune system, which is built to identify and fend off an attack from such defective cells? The answer to this question, which long mystified scientists, […]

Business

Ryanair says no hit to UK bookings yet in wake of sterling fall

Ryanair (RYA.I) has not seen any impact on bookings in the United Kingdom in the wake of the recent fall in the value of the pound and increase in domestic mortgage rates, but the market is likely to be challenging, a senior executive said. “We’re not currently seeing an impact, but it would be foolish […]

Technology

Amazon’s new Echo Auto is smaller and easier to mount in your car

Amazon has announced an update to the Echo Auto that it originally launched back in 2018. The new Echo Auto is a wholly new design, with a smaller footprint, fabric covering, and easier mounting options. It will sell for $54.99. The idea behind the Echo Auto is to put Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant in your […]

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Overdue VHS tape returned to Kansas library after 19 years

Officials at a Kansas library received an unusual surprise when a patron returned a VHS tape that had been checked out 19 years earlier. The Johnson County Central Resource Library said the tape, Russian film Burnt by the Sun, was checked out on a 7-day loan in 2003. “It’s a blast for the past for […]