Sport

Mac Jones: It’s really cool to be named a captain

Head coach Bill Belichick announced the Patriots’ captains for 2022 on Wednesday and quarterback Mac Jones was among the group of six players. Jones’ ascent to captain in his second season is not much of a surprise, given that he began last season as New England’s QB1. But it still means something to the second-year […]

Lifestyle

Immunotherapy reduces lung and liver fibrosis in mice

Chronic diseases often lead to fibrosis, a condition in which organ tissue suffers from excessive scarring. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now developed an immunotherapy that specifically targets the cause—activated fibroblasts—while leaving normal connective tissue cells unharmed. If this approach is also found to work in humans, it could lead to an effective […]

Business

Wells Fargo CFO says there will be stress as economy slows

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) is seeing loan growth moderating after strong growth so far this year and witnessing downward pressure on mortgage revenue as consumers feel the effect of higher interest rates, its chief financial officer said on Tuesday. “There will be stress right as the economy slows. So that’s going to come in […]

Technology

EA launching its own kernel-level anti-cheat system with FIFA 23 on PC

Following a similar move by Activision Blizzard last year, EA has unveiled EA AntiCheat (EAAC), a new internally developed kernel-level anti-cheat system that’ll initially be rolling out with the launch of FIFA 23 on PC this autumn. Announcing EAAC – which is officially described as a “kernel-mode anti-cheat and anti-tamper solution” – in a new […]

News

Mum captures cloud formation of ‘Paddington Bear pouring tea for the Queen’

A cloud formation that some said looks like Paddington Bear pouring a cup of tea for the Queen was captured on camera the day after Her Majesty the Queen died. Jane Huskisson took the “poignant” photo early Friday morning in Burgh le Marsh, Linconshire. The 49-year-old first recognised the renowned children’s character Paddington Bear before […]

Sport

Lamar Jackson: We’re still talking contract, but talks will probably cut off after this week

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson says he and the team still have time to work out a long-term contract extension. But not a lot of time. Jackson said today that the sides are still talking about a new contract, but by the end of the week his focus will be on Sunday’s game against the Jets, […]

Lifestyle

Adult ADHD linked to elevated risk of cardiovascular diseases

Adults with ADHD are at greater risk of developing a range of cardiovascular diseases than those without the condition, according to a large observational study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Örebro University. The researchers say the findings, published in the journal World Psychiatry, underscore the need to monitor cardiovascular health in people with […]

Business

Ramsay Health says KKR-led group unwilling to sweeten $14.5 billion offer

A KKR-led (KKR.N) consortium has told Australia’s Ramsay Health Care (RHC.AX) it will not improve its $14.5 billion cash-and-stock offer for the hospital operator, a move that will likely put a deal on ice. Shares in Ramsay, which has flagged it is unhappy with the terms, slid more than 10% on the news. Ramsay operates […]

Technology

Fallout 76 players can finally travel beyond Appalachia in today’s The Pitt update

Fallout 76’s The Pitt update, which lets players leave the boundaries of Appalachia for the first time, is out today on Xbox and PC. Announced back in June 2021, The Pitt – which is inspired by the Fallout 3 add-on of the same name – takes players to a city built on the remains of […]

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‘Terminator’ machete attacker who repeatedly stabbed commuter on Tube jailed for life

A machete-wielding attacker who attempted to murder a commuter on the tube has been jailed for life after the rampage, which has been likened to a scene from a horror movie. A court heard how passengers fell over one another as they fled from 34-year-old Ricky Morgan, after he launched an unprovoked savage attack on […]