Lifestyle

New microrobot with in situ, in vivo bioprinting offers promise for gastric wounds

Researchers in China have taken the first step towards a new way of treating gastric wounds by using a microrobot combined with the new concept of “in situ in vivo bioprinting” to carry out tissue repair inside the body. Their study, published today in the IOP Publishing journal Biofabrication, establishes proof-of-concept for this new method […]

Business

Credit Suisse eyes cooperation with insurers

Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) is looking to expand cooperation with insurers, Chairman Urs Rohner told a Sunday newspaper, adding the search for his successor at Switzerland’s second-biggest bank was well under way. “In the retail business in particular, there will be more partnerships with us. There are good examples abroad of how insurance and banking services […]

Technology

Dr Disrespect officially returns to streaming

Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm has returned to streaming, this time on YouTube. His first stream goes live tomorrow at 3pm EDT. The controversial streamer was permanently banned from Twitch in late June, for reasons that are still unknown. Though he’d signed an exclusive deal with Twitch back in March, Beahm does not have a similar […]

News

Baby born with umbilical cord wrapped six times around neck survives

A baby stunned doctors when it was born with the umbilical cord wrapped around its neck six times- but was given a clean bill of health. The medical marvel saw the infant born naturally but with the cord wrapped tightly around it’s neck like a snake. It’s not unusual for the umbilical cord to be […]

Sport

Possibility looms of fall 2020 and spring 2021 college football seasons

The Big Ten is out. The Pac 12 is, too. That leaves three of the Power Five conferences in play for fall 2020. And that could result in a split college football season, with some teams playing in the fall and others playing in the spring. That’s surely not an ideal situation for the NFL, […]

Lifestyle

Lipoic acid supplements help some obese but otherwise healthy people lose weight

A compound given as a dietary supplement to overweight but otherwise healthy people in a clinical trial caused many of the patients to slim down, research by Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University showed. The research, published in the Journal of Nutrition, analyzed the effects of 24 weeks of daily, 600-milligram doses […]

Business

Oil giants’ production cuts come to 1 million bpd as they post massive writedowns

The world’s five largest oil companies collectively cut the value of their assets by nearly $50 billion in the second quarter, and slashed production rates as the coronavirus pandemic caused a drastic fall in fuel prices and demand. The dramatic reductions in asset valuations and decline in output show the depth of the pain in […]

Technology

T-Mobile isn’t necessarily bigger than AT&T, despite today’s claim

T-Mobile claims that it now has more customers than AT&T — at least, depending on how you count them. In its second quarter earnings report, T-Mobile announced that it now has 98.3 million total customers, saying that it has overtaken AT&T “in total branded customers across both postpaid and prepaid.” The surge in subscribers is […]

News

Pub owner’s brutal replies to TripAdvisor ‘keyboard warriors’ bad reviews

A pub owner has hit back at customers leaving negative TripAdvisor reviews in the most savage way. Simon Brencher, has been the landlord of The Greyfriar in Chawton, Hampshire for the last three years. With experience working as a front of house manager at London’s first Michelin-starred Indian restaurant, and as a general manager for […]

Sport

49ers think versatility will be a big factor this season

There are plenty of unknowns about the 2020 season, including whether teams are going to have to weather the absences of key players at points because of COVID-19. Depth has been cited as a key for teams as they operate amid the pandemic and there’s no doubt that having strong lower rungs of the depth […]