Sport

J.J. Watt seriously considering Browns

The Browns were one of the first teams to show interest in signing defensive end J.J. Watt after he was released by the Texans last Friday and it appears the interest is mutual. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that Watt is “seriously considering” making his way to Cleveland to play for the Browns. Among […]

Lifestyle

Genotoxic E. coli implicated in causing colorectal cancer ‘caught in the act’

Escherichia coli bacteria are constitutive members of the human gut microbiota. However, some strains produce a genotoxin called colibactin, which is implicated in the development of colorectal cancer. While it has been shown that colibactin leaves very specific changes in the DNA of host cells that can be detected in colorectal cancer cells, such cancers […]

Business

Facebook blocks users in Australia from finding or sharing news

People in Australia can no longer find news on Facebook (FB). Facebook said Wednesday that people and publishers in Australia cannot share and view news from local and international outlets. The announcement is a response to proposed legislation in Australia that would force tech platforms to pay news publishers for content. “What the proposed law […]

Technology

Go read this New York Times report on SlateStarCodex and Silicon Valley tech leaders

Last year, the pseudonymous writer behind the SlateStarCodex blog abruptly shut it down, claiming a forthcoming story from The New York Times was going to reveal his real name and potentially put him in danger. Reporter Cade Metz says he was able to easily find the blogger’s real name —Scott Siskind— online. After a farewell […]

News

Libby Squire murderer jailed for 27 years and warned he may never be released

A butcher found guilty of raping and murdering missing student Libby Squire has been jailed for 27 years. Pawel Relowicz was found guilty after jurors saw through his “web of lies”. Relowicz preyed on the 21-year-old University of Hull student, who was found dead in the Humber Estuary almost seven weeks after she disappeared after […]

Sport

Will 49ers eventually cut Jimmy Garoppolo?

The 49ers had a chance in 2020 to sign Tom Brady. They decided to stick with Jimmy Garoppolo instead. After Garoppolo missed 10 games in 2020, a sense has persisted that the 49ers will explore all options at the position for 2021. If the 49ers can find a potential upgrade over Garoppolo (or someone with […]

Lifestyle

Genetic testing could be appropriate for all motor neuron disease patients, regardless of family history

Research from the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) suggests that routine genetic testing may be appropriate for all MND patients and could impact disease subclassification and clinical care. The new study, published today (15 February 2021) in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry (JNNP), performed targeted genetic sequencing of MND-relevant genes on 100 […]

Business

Gold Price on February 15: Rates Remained Unchanged in Metro Cities

Both the gold and silver prices on Monday, February 15 did not witness any changes as the cost of one gram of 22-carat gold remained unchanged at Rs 4,634. Similarly, the price of 10 grams of 22-carat-gold stood at Rs 46,340. According to Good Returns, the rate of 24-carat gold remained the same following the […]

Technology

Google updates its iOS YouTube app, the first update to one of its major iOS apps since December

Google has provided a bug fix to its iOS YouTube app, the first update to a major Google iOS app since December, 9to5Google reports. Although there’s been speculation that the reason for the lack of updates to iOS versions of Gmail, Docs, Search, and Photos is an attempt to avoid Apple’s new privacy labels, Google […]

News

Beaming Princess Eugenie leaves hospital with baby boy and proud husband Jack

Princess Eugenie beamed as she and husband Jack Brooksbank left hospital with their new baby son. The proud new parents were photographed leaving The Portland Hospital on Friday afternoon. Eugenie, the Queen’s granddaughter, gave birth to the little boy on Tuesday morning. He weighed 8lbs 1oz. The princess wore a tartan dress with a camel […]