Sport

‘It will help with equality’: fans revel in England women’s Euro win

Thousands of England supporters old and new poured into Trafalgar Square on Monday, chanting and waving flags after the Lionesses won the Euro 2022 tournament in a victory described as a turning point for women’s football. For Nev Walters, who was with his three daughters in the crowd – his eight-year-old, Tess, propped on his […]

Lifestyle

Ditching the toothbrush for whiter teeth, fewer cavities

The first thing people notice when they meet you is your smile. To be more confident when giving wide-mouthed, eye-crinkling smiles, people want healthy, pearly white teeth. But toothpastes only remove surface stains, and whitening treatments can harm enamel, leading to cavities and discoloration. Now, researchers in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces report a new […]

Business

Fed committed to getting inflation to 2% target, Barkin says

The Federal Reserve is committed to getting inflation under control and returning it to the U.S. central bank’s 2% target, Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin said on Wednesday, the latest in a litany of policymakers voicing determination to rein in price increases running at the highest pace in four decades. “We are committed to returning […]

Technology

Analogue releases video game from 1962 on the Pocket

The world’s first video game is coming to an Analogue Pocket near you. Today, Analogue announced that it’s launching Spacewar!, a game originally designed for the PDP-1 minicomputer that predates Pong by a full decade, on the Pocket as a part of its larger strategy to bring pioneering video games into the modern era. The […]

News

Fox with head stuck in tire rescued in Connecticut

Authorities in Connecticut came to the rescue of a fox found with its head stuck through the middle of a discarded tire. The Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police said in a Facebook post that officers responded to the northwestern part of the state on a report of a fox in distress. They arrived to find […]

Sport

Australia to lead cycling nations in push for improved safety after shocking crash

Australia is leading a group of cycling nations pushing for better safety measures to prevent a repeat of the horror crash at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday, when the English rider Matt Walls was catapulted over the velodrome railings and into the crowd. The AusCycling performance director, Jesse Korf, who is in Birmingham for the […]

Lifestyle

Uncovering the links between diet, gut health and immunity

A preclinical study from the University of Sydney has found a high-protein diet can change the microbiota of the gut, triggering an immune response. Researchers say the study takes us a step closer to understanding the way diet impacts gut health and immunity. “The focus of our work is on how the gut microbiota—the trillions […]

Business

JPMorgan, Bank of America invest in L’ATTITUDE Ventures’ first fund

L’ATTITUDE Ventures on Wednesday closed its first institutional fund raising over $100 million with an anchor investment from Wall Street giant JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N) and initial investments from Trujillo Group and Bank of America (BAC.N). The fund which intends to invest in early-stage U.S. companies that are either founded or run by Latino entrepreneurs also […]

Technology

Analogue’s Pocket is finally getting its 1.1 update, though in beta to start

OS v1.1 for Analogue’s Pocket retro handheld will available in beta on Friday, and it adds features like a new reference tool to learn more about your games and save states so that you can more easily pick up a game where you left off. The reference tool, called Library, will read a game’s cartridge […]

News

Diabetes Might Be Cured Using Healthy Stool Samples, Say Researchers at UCSD

Experiments found microscopic organisms transplanted into mice stopped the progression of diabetes—and the technique could end the need for painful insulin injections for human patients in the future. It involves engineering E.coli bacteria from stool samples, which also has the potential to treat a range of gut conditions— from obesity to irritable bowel syndrome. Residing […]