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Bears put Roquan Smith on physically unable to perform list

In the case of Bears linebacker Roquan Smith, PUP may stand for player unwilling to practice. The Bears have put Smith on the physically unable to perform list to start training camp, a designation that keeps players off the practice field while they’re recovering from injuries. But Smith is reportedly unwilling to practice until the […]

Lifestyle

Could cyber designs deliver potent dual-action antibiotics?

Computational modeling has been used to create dual-action compounds with exciting potential as new antibiotics. The proof of principle experiment raises the possibility of new antibiotics that can target harmful bacteria on two fronts and consequently are less likely to be overcome by resistant strains. The University of Leeds/John Innes Center collaboration modeled potential new […]

Business

Wall St ends up sharply for 2nd day; Amazon, Apple jump after hours

U.S. stocks on Thursday rallied for a second day, with all three major indexes ending up more than 1% as data showing a second consecutive quarterly contraction in the economy fueled investor speculation the Federal Reserve may not need to be as aggressive with interest rate hikes as some had feared. The yield on benchmark […]

Technology

Zilingo COO Quits in Latest Blow for Singapore Startup

The chief operating officer of Zilingo Pte has resigned from the company after a tenure during which the fashion e-commerce startup rose to prominence before plunging into a crisis. Aadi Vaidya, who joined the company in 2015 and became the COO two years later. Friday is his last day at the company, Vaidya said in […]

News

Bear rings doorbell at South Carolina home

A South Carolina woman’s security camera captured video of the moment a bear strolled onto her front porch and rang the doorbell in the middle of the night. Wendy Watson said the doorbell camera at her Greenville County home started recording about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, triggered by the motion of a bear that wandered up […]

Sport

Colts activate Tyquan Lewis, Rodney McLeod off PUP list

The Colts will have a pair of players on the field on Wednesday as they get training camp up and rolling this week. Indianapolis announced defensive end Tyquan Lewis and safety Rodney McLeod have been removed from the physically unable to perform list. Both players were placed on the list over the weekend. Lewis is […]

Lifestyle

New rabies vaccine candidate demonstrates promising immune response and safety

Researchers from the University of Oxford have today reported new findings from a Phase 1 clinical trial studying the immune response and safety of their newly-developed single shot rabies vaccine, ChAdOx2 RabG—with promising results identified. The RAB001 trial was conducted at the University and is the first time the novel rabies vaccine has been used […]

Business

Singapore lender UOB posts 11% rise in Q2 net profit

Singapore’s smallest listed lender, United Overseas Bank (UOB) (UOBH.SI), reported a rise of 11% in second-quarter profit, supported by a strong improvement in net interest income amid increasing interest rates. “This rising interest rate environment is set to further boost our margins for the year,” Chief Executive Wee Ee Cheong said in a statement. “We […]

Technology

Sony Cuts Profit Outlook on Weaker PlayStation Prospects

Sony Group Corp. cut its profit outlook as its PlayStation division faltered and game sales slumped. The Tokyo-based entertainment conglomerate said on Friday that it now expects 1.11 trillion yen ($8.3 billion) in operating profit, down from 1.16 trillion yen previously. The gaming and network services group, which houses the PlayStation business, accounted for the […]

News

Rattlesnake spotted in the surf at South Carolina beach

A woman searching for sea glass at South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach State Park ended up capturing video of something far more unusual — a timber rattlesnake in the surf. Michelle Robert said in a Facebook post she was walking along the beach and looking for sea glass when her attention was drawn by the snake […]