Sport

Caleb Farley carted off with knee injury as Bills drive to go-ahead touchdown

The Bills took the lead over the Titans 13-7 on a 14-yard touchdown pass from Josh Allen to Stefon Diggs. It was Diggs’ second touchdown of the season, matching the touchdowns his brother has scored this season. Dallas cornerback Trevon Diggs leads the NFL with seven interceptions, including two pick-sixes. During the Bills’ seven-play, 72-yard […]

Lifestyle

Targeted drug shows activity against brain metastases in kidney cancer

A targeted drug has shown promising activity against brain metastases resulting from kidney cancer, achieving a 50 percent response rate, and supporting further studies of the drug in this patient group whose poor prognosis has created a significant unmet need. The drug, cabozantinib, is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that attacks several targets in cancer cells. […]

Business

Canada’s inflation rate hits 18-year high, puts focus on central bank rate policy

Canada’s annual inflation rate accelerated to an 18-year-high in September, driven by high gas prices, soaring housing costs and rising food prices, data showed on Wednesday, putting the focus on the Bank of Canada ahead of a rate decision next week. Inflation increased to 4.4%, beating the average analyst estimate of 4.3%, to reach its […]

Technology

Old Windows updates will now be expired to improve performance and user experience

Not everyone has the benefit of high-speed broadband, and the increasingly remote nature of office work has prompted Microsoft to improve the Windows Update experience by expiring old and redundant update packages where possible. This builds on existing work to reduce update sizes via forward and reverse differential compression, which has been going on since […]

News

Wildlife officials free mule deer from backyard hammock in Idaho

Wildlife officials in Idaho came to the rescue of a mule deer buck that needed some help disentangling its antlers from a resident’s backyard hammock. Idaho Fish and Game said a Pocatello resident contacted the department to report a mule deer had gotten its antlers entangled in the support ropes of the hammock and was […]

Sport

Stephon Gilmore is expected to practice with Panthers this week

Cornerback Stephon Gilmore has been a member of the Panthers for a couple of weeks, but he hasn’t been on the field with his new team yet. Gilmore was on the Patriots’ physically unable to perform list at the time of the trade and remained on it once he got to Carolina, so he’s been […]

Lifestyle

Stem cell study: Cystic fibrosis patients may see personalized treatments emerge from drug screening in a dish

Stem cell researchers may soon have a new way to identify and develop novel, personalized therapies for patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) who lack effective treatments. Currently, not all CF patients have access to effective treatments, especially those with very rare CF-causing mutations. To identify new therapies for these people, precursor lung cells (cells not […]

Business

China’s commodity prices tumble after planner mulls coal intervention

China’s commodities markets tumbled on Wednesday, led by sharp falls in thermal coal prices, after the state planner said it was considering intervention to cool record prices of the fuel that is vital to power the world’s second biggest economy. The slide in China had a knock-on effect in global markets, where prices of base […]

Technology

Investment bank says SpaceX could make Elon Musk the world’s first trillionaire

Elon Musk reclaimed the title of world’s richest person from Jeff Bezos last week when soaring Tesla stock boosted his net worth to around $242 billion—almost $50 billion more than the Amazon founder. But that would pale in comparison to what Musk could eventually become: the world’s first trillionaire. While it was a 3% share […]

News

Man reels in 13-foot hammerhead shark from North Carolina beach

A North Carolina man fishing from a beach said he was shocked to reel in a hammerhead shark measuring more than 13 feet long. Blake Cochran said he and his friends were fishing for sharks and red drums at North Topsail Beach when he felt something large on his line. “I knew it was something […]