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Kyle Juszczyk: Jimmy Garoppolo likely unaffected by offseason speculation

The 49ers glanced at Tom Brady last offseason. They stuck with Jimmy Garoppolo, and he played only six games because of high ankle sprains. This offseason again has offered uncertainty about Garoppolo’s future with the 49ers, even as General Manager John Lynch said he has “no doubt” Garoppolo will start at quarterback for the team […]

Lifestyle

Researchers develop biocompatible support device for artificial organs

Scientists from ITMO University have designed a device that allows the human nervous system to control implants. The invention consists of miniature resistors, capacitor, diodes, and memristors based on liquid metal and hydrogel, which can be embedded in artificial organs. An article on the subject was published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. The […]

Business

UK court blocks Epic Games from contesting Apple’s Fortnite ban

The UK antitrust tribunal ruled on Monday that Epic Games, the creator of popular game Fortnite, will not be allowed to pursue its case against Apple Inc in the United Kingdom over its App Store payment system and control over app downloads. The two companies have been at loggerheads since August, when the game maker […]

Technology

Twitch, owned by Amazon, pulls Amazon’s anti-union ads

Twitch is removing the anti-union ads that its parent company, Amazon, was running on the platform. The ads showed Amazon employees talking about why they want to vote no on unionization and directed viewers to Amazon’s “DoItWithoutDues” website. A Twitch spokesperson said the ads “should never have been allowed to run on [the] service,” as […]

News

Dog causes deer stampede which left young lad with broken rib and head injury

A businessman whose dog caused a deer stampede in a Royal Park which left a young boy with a broken rib and a head injury, has been fined more than £800. Finn Schioldan’s dog got off the lead and chased a deer into a father and three children on bikes. A judge was told how, […]

Sport

Former Giants defensive tackle John Mendenhall dies at 72

Former Giants defensive tackle John Mendenhall has died. He was 72. According to the Giants, Mendenhall passed on Friday, following a lengthy illness. Mendenhall’s family made the announcement on Monday. Mendenhall, a 1972 third-round draft choice from Grambling, started all 14 games in his first year and was named to the NFL’s All-Rookie Team. He […]

Lifestyle

Curcumin for amyloidosis and lipid metabolism—a novel insight

Curcumin is a polyphenol compound produced by plants of the Curcuma longa species and has been reported to have many physiological activities, which include anti-oxidation, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and anti-amyloid properties. However, the mechanism and network of action are not completely clear. Amyloidosis is a group of diseases characterized by abnormal aggregates of proteins, known as […]

Business

Oil jumps almost 4% as output slow to recover from Texas storms

Oil prices rose nearly 4% on Monday, boosted by the expected slow return of U.S. crude output after last week’s deep freeze in Texas shut in production. U.S. producers shut anywhere from 2 million to 4 million barrels per day of oil output due to cold weather in Texas and other oil producing states, and […]

Technology

How to use your Oculus Quest 2 to play any PC VR game wirelessly

One of the best features of the Oculus Quest 2 is it can be manually linked via USB to your gaming PC to play more demanding VR games you couldn’t otherwise run natively on the headset. That’s great if you want a way to play games like Half-Life: Alyx, but the obvious downside is that […]

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Eighteen people rescued in back of refrigerated lorry at motorway services

Police have rescued 18 people from the back of a refrigerated lorry at a service station on the A1M near Peterborough. Cambridgeshire Police said they received a call from the driver of the HGV at about 11.30am on Tuesday after they noticed there were people on board and was concerned for their welfare. Officers went […]