Sport

Patrick Mahomes: I would appreciate a Super Bowl win more now than when I was younger

The last time the Chiefs and 49ers met in the regular season was in 2018. It was the fourth start of quarterback Patrick Mahomes‘ career, and Kansas City rolled to a 38-27 victory. San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo also happened to tear his ACL in that game. The next year, the two teams met in […]

Lifestyle

No need to redefine osteoporosis, concludes IOF and ESCEO position paper

A new position paper by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) addresses the rationale for separate diagnostic and intervention thresholds in osteoporosis. In “The need to distinguish intervention thresholds and diagnostic thresholds in the management of osteoporosis” paper, the authors outline […]

Business

Shanghai bourse unit suffers temporary glitch in a market data system

A Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) unit said on Wednesday a market data system had resumed normal service following a temporary glitch that had led to abnormal data being supplied to information providers. In early trading on Wednesday, some investors complained in social media of abnormal data on various stock trading platforms, which affected their investment. […]

Technology

Meet Worok, the cyber espionage group hiding malware within PNG image files

Security researchers have discovered a new malware threat designed to abuse steganography techniques. Worok appears to be a complex cyber-espionage operation whose individual stages are still in part a mystery. The operation’s final target, however, has been confirmed by two security firms. Worok is using multi-stage malware designed to steal data and compromise high-profile victims, […]

News

Flood warnings across the UK after torrential downpours – including 40 flood alerts

Flood warnings have been issued across the UK after torrential overnight downpours. There are currently 40 flood alerts in place, with flooding possible in much of the south of England and the outskirts of London. Five “act now warnings” – which means flooding is expected at any time – have also been issued around areas […]

Sport

Brett Rypien did most of the work at Broncos’ walkthrough practice with Russell Wilson hurt

The Broncos listed Russell Wilson as a limited participant in Wednesday’s walkthrough practice, and it was backup quarterback Brett Rypien doing most of the work. Rypien took most of walkthrough reps yesterday, indicating the team is getting Rypien ready in case Wilson can’t go on Sunday against the Jets, according to Mike Klis of 9 […]

Lifestyle

S1P transporter could be crucial in the development of therapeutics for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease affecting the brain and spinal cord. In MS, the activated immune cells attack myelin, a protective layer surrounding nerve cells, which disrupts the transmission of nerve impulses along nerve cells. Over time, there is permanent damage or deterioration of the nerves. Current treatments include monoclonal antibodies and oral […]

Business

Russia to give central bank more time to complete Otkritie sale

Russia’s government has submitted a draft law to parliament that would extend the central bank’s right to sell bailed-out lender Otkritie to Russia’s no. 2 bank VTB (VTBR.MM) without a tender for another year. The bill, published on the State Duma’s online portal on Wednesday, would give the banks and the regulator until the end […]

Technology

AI-powered Amazon warehouse robot performs the “repetitive tasks” carried out by human workers

Amazon has long been a fan of using robots in its many warehouses, the latest of which is designed to aid workers with some of the more repetitive parts of the job: a robotic arm called Sparrow that can pick and handle items before they’re packaged. As reported by CNBC, Amazon unveiled Sparrow on stage […]

News

Levi Davis: Missing rugby and X Factor star ‘went abroad without clothes or cash’

Missing X Factor singer and rugby star Levi Davis “suddenly” left his friend in Ibiza to go to Barcelona by himself without clothes or cash, it has been reported. The 24-year-old athlete was last heard from on October 29 when he filmed a video from The Old Irish Pub in Barcelona, near the tourist hotspot […]