Sport

Jalen Reagor cleared to return for Sunday Night Football

Doctors have cleared receiver Jalen Reagor to return this week, and the first-round choice will play in the Eagles’ Sunday Night Football game against the Cowboys, Geoff Mosher of insidethebirds.com reports. Reagor returned to practice Monday. He had thumb surgery after tearing a UCL in Week 2. Reagor has five catches for 96 yards in […]

Lifestyle

Motivation to seek cocaine is driven by elegant cellular communication

In the October 28, 2020 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina and the National Institutes of Health describe how reminders of drug use can change specific brain cells responsible for motivation, increasing the desire to seek drugs. Connections between these and other brain cells strengthen because the […]

Business

Walmart Chile facing supplier suit over allegations it abused market dominance

An association of Chilean food suppliers has sued the local unit of U.S. retail giant Walmart Inc, alleging that the store owner abused its dominant position in the market to impose contracts on providers and set arbitrary prices. The suit, dated Oct. 22 but recently uploaded on the website of Chile’s antitrust court, said the […]

Technology

Stadia creative director says streamers should pay game devs; Google disagrees

Should game streamers pay the developers and publishers of titles they stream? That’s the controversial suggestion put forward by Alex Hutchinson, creative director of Stadia Games and Entertainment’s Montreal studio—formerly known as Typhoon Studios. He’s certainly stirred up strong emotions with his tweet, and Google wants it known that the company doesn’t share his feelings.Hutchinson […]

News

Woman’s amazing drinks hack to beat the curfew leave people in stitches

Thanks to the 10pm curfew, many of us have faced the prospect of finishing a drink sharpish to comply with the new demands. It can be a tough decision – do you try and finish it quickly or admit defeat and leave some of it behind? But one woman has gone viral after revealing her […]

Sport

Joe Mixon, Jonah Williams miss another Bengals practice

It’s looking like the Bengals have a good chance of playing without running back Joe Mixon against the Titans this weekend. Mixon missed practice on Thursday with the foot injury that he picked up in Week 6. He has not practiced since getting hurt and missed last Sunday’s loss to the Browns as well. The […]

Lifestyle

Cancer-fighting gene restrains ‘jumping genes’

About half of all tumors have mutations of the gene p53, normally responsible for warding off cancer. Now, UT Southwestern scientists have discovered a new role for p53 in its fight against tumors: preventing retrotransposons, or “jumping genes,” from hopping around the human genome. In cells with missing or mutated p53, the team found, retrotransposons […]

Business

Comcast beats revenue expectations on broadband growth

Comcast Corp CMCSA.O on Thursday reported better than expected third-quarter revenue, as strong sign-ups for broadband offset pandemic-related weakness in its theme park and filmed entertainment businesses. The media giant gained 633,000 broadband subscribers in the quarter, beating analysts’ average estimate of 534,000 net additions, according to research firm FactSet. Comcast has taken a financial […]

Technology

AMD’s Ryzen 5 5600X is a ripper, notches top spot in PassMark single thread CPU test

AMD’s upcoming Ryzen 5 5600X CPU has made its presence known in a big way. The chip, which doesn’t officially launch until November 5, is featured in the latest leaderboard update from benchmark software maker PassMark. Of course, benchmarks aren’t everything, but it certainly doesn’t hurt to win them, either.In PassMark’s CPU Mark test measuring […]

News

Non-stop Christmas radio station launches to ‘lift the spirits of the nation’

Get ready to hear the dulcet tones of Mariah Carey once more. It’s not quite the most wonderful time of the year yet, but we are slowly edging towards December. And if you’re in the mood for some festive fun already, one radio station has made the executive decision to launch early, during these tough […]