Sport

Giants up 7-0 after early Daniel Jones TD pass

The Giants are 5-1, but they were underdogs according to oddsmakers for Sunday’s game in Jacksonville. They did not look like underdogs on their first drive of the game. The Giants cruised downfield in less than five minutes and got on the board when Daniel Jones hit wide receiver Darius Slayton for a 32-yard touchdown […]

Lifestyle

The hunt for disrupted brain signals behind autism

Part of understanding the underlying causes of autism spectrum disorder relies on figuring out which cells’ signaling patterns in the brain are disrupted, and when during nervous system development the disruption occurs. New research findings in mouse models of one genetic risk for autism support the idea that loss of a specific gene interferes with […]

Business

Russian weekly consumer prices edge up slightly

Consumer prices in Russia rose slightly for the seventh consecutive week at the start of November, data published on Wednesday showed, as the central bank tries to balance competing inflationary pressures across the economy. Russia’s consumer price index rose 0.01% in the week to Nov. 7, the Rosstat federal statistics service said. That was down […]

Technology

God of War Ragnarök Easter egg sees Kratos atone for brutish behavior towards the boat captain

God of War Ragnarök portrays Kratos as a somewhat more level-headed god-killing powerhouse than in some of his past adventures which, to be honest, showed Sony’s protagonist in a less, erm, morally sound light. Ok, ok, let’s face it, Kratos was a bit of a knob in the past. One NPC that would whole-heartily agree […]

News

Lab-Grown Blood Given to People in World-First Clinical Trial

British scientists have grown human red blood cells in a lab for the first time, and conducted a clinical trial to give it to patients. The blood is grown by encouraging stem cells found in a blood donor’s sample to become new red blood cells, and opens the door to transfusion treatments for those with […]

Sport

20 snaps for Christian McCaffrey today, but maybe more

Yes, it looks as if the 49ers will be using new running back Christian McCaffrey more extensively than advertised. The unofficial official word has been that he’ll have a red-zone package. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that it’s more like 20 snaps, and that the number could increase based on how the game goes. […]

Lifestyle

Unexpected electrical changes seen in first successful transplant of genetically-modified pig heart

Ten months after transplanting the first genetically-modified pig heart into a human patient, University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers continue to report on new findings from the landmark transplant. Their latest study, published in Circulation demonstrates for the first time that unexpected electrical changes occurred in the pig heart transplanted into the patient […]

Business

Trafigura names new heads of crude, U.S. gasoline

Global commodities and energy trader Trafigura last week named a new head of crude and a head of U.S. gasoline trading, sources familiar with the matter said. Daniel Yuen is moving from Singapore to Trafigura’s main office in Geneva to become head of crude in Europe, replacing Conor McFadden. McFadden is in turn moving to […]

Technology

Pearl Abyss delays creature collecting game DokeV

Creature collecting game DokeV from South Korean developer Pearl Abyss has been delayed. The news was announced as part of the Pearl Abyss Q3 earnings presentation. Both DokeV and the company’s much-anticipated MMO Crimson Desert have been delayed, the latter into the second half of 2023 and the former past its original target of 2023. […]

News

Heinz Spent 185,000 Hours Redesigning Their Ketchup Bottle Cap to Be 100% Recyclable

After 185,000 hours, 8 years, and 45 iterations, Heinz has redesigned their superior plastic tops to be completely recyclable. Why so much? Why’d it cost them $1.2 million in R&D? The top was not easily recyclable before, which resulted in as many as 1 billion of them every year going into landfills. For years Heinz […]