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Israeli diver finds 900-year-old sword on seabed

The Israel Antiquities Authority said a diver off the country’s northern coast found a 900-year-old sword believed to have belonged to a knight during the Crusades. The authority said Shlomi Katzin of Atlit was diving off Carmel Beach when he spotted a barnacle-encrusted sword on the seabed. A video of Katzin’s dive shows his discovery […]

Sport

Matt Rhule: We have to figure out our identity without Christian McCaffrey

The Panthers put together a late rally to force overtime in Sunday’s game against the Vikings, but Minnesota scored a touchdown to open the extra period and sent the Panthers to their third straight loss. All three of those losses have come without running back Christian McCaffrey, who is on injured reserve with a hamstring […]

Lifestyle

Nontoxic drug delivery system could lead to effective therapies for currently untreatable cancers

A non-toxic, bacteria-based system developed at the University of Massachusetts Amherst can detect when it is inside a cancer cell and then release its payload of therapeutic drugs directly into the cell. The work, published in Nature Communications today, could lead to effective, targeted therapies for currently untreatable cancers, such as liver or metastatic breast […]

Business

Geely and Volvo’s Lynk & Co set to expand to Gulf region in Q4 2021

Geely (GEELY.UL) and Volvo Car’s (VOLVb.ST) joint Lynk & Co brand said on Wednesday it plans to expand its sales network beyond China and Europe to the Gulf region in the fourth quarter of this year. Lynk & Co, which sells and rents cars to customers on monthly subscriptions, will also begin its Asian market […]

Technology

PayPal may be interested in buying Pinterest for $45 billion

Payments processing specialist PayPal has reportedly offered to purchase digital pinboard company Pinterest. Sources familiar with the matter told The New York Times that the deal on the table is worth roughly $45 billion, with PayPal willing to pay around $70 per share. That would represent a healthy 25 percent increase over Pinterest’s opening price […]

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Vase purchased for $4.99 at thrift store valued at up to $15,000

A glass vase purchased for $4.99 at a thrift store in the Pacific Northwest is expected to sell for up to $15,000 after it was identified as a rare piece from 1902. Heritage Auctions said the Oct. 28 Tiffany, Lalique & Art Glass: Including Art Nouveau & Art Deco auction will feature a rare Loetz […]

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Joe Judge: There’s a lot of ball left to be played, we’re not going to quit

The Giants got their first win of the season in Week Four, but any hope that it was a sign of good things to come was quickly snuffed out. Dallas pasted them in Week Five and the Rams did the same on Sunday, which leaves the Giants looking a lot like the teams that went […]

Lifestyle

Promising opportunities for treating skin fibrosis

Collagen, the main component of the skin’s extracellular matrix, can cause a pathological condition if it is in excess. Applying an electric field to the skin affects collagen pathways, temporarily reducing collagen production and increasing its degradation. This is what researchers from the CNRS, Université Toulouse III—Paul Sabatier and Toulouse INP have just demonstrated, along […]

Business

Biogen banks on government coverage to restart stalled Alzheimer’s drug sales

Biogen Inc (BIIB.O) is pinning its hopes on a decision on U.S. government coverage of its Alzheimer’s disease drug next year to help drive up its usage, after a big miss on quarterly sales of the much-awaited treatment. The company recorded $300,000 in sales of Aduhelm in the third quarter, compared with the $10.79 million […]

Technology

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code can now run in a web browser

If you’ve ever wanted to run Visual Studio code in a web browser, now you can. Microsoft has made a zero-installation version of the popular desktop app that can be used as a local development tool, but naturally there are some caveats. Microsoft has revealed that developers who use Visual Studio Code can now run […]