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Patriots add Stephon Gilmore, Shilique Calhoun to injury report

The Patriots added cornerback Stephon Gilmore to their injury report Thursday. A knee injury limited him. It marks the first time Gilmore, the NFL’s defensive player of the year in 2019, has appeared on the team’s injury report this season. He has 20 tackles, an interception, a forced fumble and two pass breakups, playing 99 […]

Lifestyle

New mouth spray could benefit patients with painful genetic skin condition

A new spray for treating severely painful blisters, mouth ulceration and oral scarring in patients with a rare genetic skin condition is being developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham. The spray is designed for patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a condition that causes the skin to blister and tear at the slightest touch. […]

Business

Ralph Lauren warns resurgence in virus cases could derail recovery

Ralph Lauren Corp RL.N warned on Thursday that a new wave of COVID-19 cases could hurt its sales recovery in North America and Europe, with consumer demand likely to be pressured for the rest of the year. Ralph Lauren’s shares fell 7%, taking the yearly losses to over 40%, as the company also missed second-quarter […]

Technology

Airbnb has a new design partnership with Sir Jony Ive

Airbnb has announced a deal with former Apple chief designer, Sir Jony Ive. The multi-year agreement will see Ive and his team at LoveFrom, revamp Airbnb’s current product offerings. The move comes at a time when Airbnb is struggling to maintain revenues in an increasingly competitive market and when it’s moving towards an IPO.According to […]

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Builders’ mission to prove houses are not haunted as Halloween approaches

A builder is on a mission to dispel the idea of haunted houses this Halloween and prove that dodgy pipes and creaky stairs are most likely the real culprits. A third of homeowners are convinced they live in a haunted house and are bothered by things that go bump in the night. But experienced tradesman […]

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Michael Thomas returns to practice for the Saints

Saints receiver Michael Thomas last played in Week One. It remains to be seen whether he’ll play in Week Eight, at Chicago. Thomas has taken a step in that direction on Thursday, returning to practice for the first time in eight days. In addition to the ankle injury Thomas sustained during the first game of […]

Lifestyle

Severe form of inflammatory bowel disease linked to a strain of mouth bacteria

Severe ulcerative colitis—a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—has been linked to a newly-discovered strain of oral bacteria, a study led by UNSW Sydney has found. Scientists have discovered a molecule called ‘pSma1’ in bacterial cell samples from people with severe ulcerative colitis. The molecule was found in some strains of the bacterium Campylobacter concisus […]

Business

No. 2 FAA official who ran agency during 737 MAX crisis stepping down

Dan Elwell, the No. 2 official at the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) who oversaw the agency during the initial phase of the Boeing 737 MAX crisis, plans to step down, he said. Deputy FAA Administrator Elwell, who was acting administrator from January 2018 through August 2019, made the decision in March 2019 to ground […]

Technology

Ebb Software releases 14 minutes of squishy-squirmy Scorn gameplay footage

The last time we heard anything from Ebb Software regarding its upcoming survival horror game Scorn was during Microsoft’s Xbox Series X game reveal when it teased us with a two-minute cinematic trailer for the game. Today the developer showed a little more with a 14-minute clip of actual gameplay.On Thursday, Ebb dropped a 14-minute […]

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Exact time you need to go to bed to not feel tired based on when you get up

Even though it’s only an hour, many of us find that the clocks changing really impacts our sleep. Thankfully, the weekend’s change is the good one – meaning we got an extra hour kip rather than hearing that dreaded alarm clock even earlier as we do in the spring. But for some it plays havoc […]