Sport

Neil Magny admits win over Robbie Lawler was ‘bittersweet,’ explains attitude change that led to win streak

Neil Magny has known for years that he would be a difficult challenge for Robbie Lawler but he didn’t get to prove that until UFC Vegas 8 on Saturday night. Over three rounds, Magny dominated Lawler on the feet and on the ground to ultimately win a lopsided decision. As great as the victory was […]

Lifestyle

Genomic analysis predicts survival benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy following radiotherapy

A practice-changing study, NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-RTOG 9802, has demonstrated, for the first time, a survival benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy following radiotherapy over radiotherapy alone in certain subgroups of patients with high-risk, low-grade glioma (WHO classification: LGG, grade II), a type of brain tumor that originates from glial cells. The study results, published in […]

Business

With new monetary policy approach, Fed lays Phillips curve to rest

One of the fundamental theories of modern economics may have finally been put to rest. In the several years before the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the global economy, Federal Reserve policymakers watched as the U.S. unemployment rate fell lower and lower and waited for the jump in inflation typically associated with such a tight […]

Technology

The OnePlus 8 Pro with upgraded RAM and storage is $80 off at Amazon

The OnePlus 8 Pro in the onyx black or ultramarine blue color variant is $80 off at Amazon right now. This discount brings the total down to $920. In case you missed it, some OnePlus phones aren’t so cheap — even with a sizable discount like this one applied to it. Nevertheless, if you’ve been […]

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The Mind-Blowing Mathematics of Sunflowers …From Scientific American Magazine on Their 175th Birthday

Did you know that the thousands of little florets in the middle of a sunflower actually grow with the mathematical precision of a Fibonacci sequence? An evenly-growing spiral named after the Italian mathematician who described it, Fibonacci numbers form a sequence—often seen in nature—whereby each number is the sum of the two preceding ones. The […]

Sport

Mallory Martin opens up about fighting demons and how Hannah Cifers saved her life

Following a dramatic comeback win, Mallory Martin let it all out in the cage. The strawweight prospect unleashed a loud scream after submitting Hannah Cifers in the opening bout of the UFC Vegas 8 preliminary card on Saturday at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The 26-year-old earned her first win inside the octagon in a […]

Lifestyle

Architecture of the heart different between women and men and with age

Differences in the shape and texture of men and women’s hearts could potentially explain why their risk of heart disease differs, according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). The findings are being presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress. Researchers at Queen Mary University of London, in collaboration with the […]

Business

U.S. economic recovery hampered by wobbly performance in powerhouse states

Of the many tragedies in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic, among the largest was that the nation’s four economic powerhouses – California, Florida, New York and Texas – bolted to opposite corners early in an often politicized response to the crisis. Democratic-governed California and New York tackled the spread of the virus aggressively with lockdowns and […]

Technology

Esports giant TSM signs Hikaru Nakamura, its first pro chess player

Esports organization TSM has signed its first professional chess player, US grandmaster and five-time champion Hikaru Nakamura. The youngest American to ever earn that coveted ranking at age 15, Nakamura is considered among the best players in the world, routinely ranking alongside world champion Magnus Carlsen as one of the greatest living chess grandmasters. Nakamura, […]

News

2 shootings, 2 days: In Kenosha, a microcosm of US strife

A Black man, accosted by police on a domestic dispute call, is left with bullet wounds in his back that will likely keep him from ever walking again. A white 17-year-old, rifle in hand, strolls past authorities untouched amid cries that he just gunned down three people protesting the Black man’s shooting. Two moments of […]