Sport

Jimmy Anderson ready for New Zealand battle with eye on record England cap

Jimmy Anderson approaches the latest milestones of his record-breaking career with an acknowledgment of his good fortune regarding injury and an insistence that his preference has always been to do it the hard way. Anderson’s 19th summer as a Test cricketer begins with him one cap from equalling Alastair Cook’s England record of 161, while […]

Lifestyle

Exoskeleton therapy improves mobility, cognition and brain connectivity in people with MS

A team of multiple sclerosis (MS) experts at Kessler Foundation led the first pilot randomized controlled trial of robotic-exoskeleton assisted exercise rehabilitation (REAER) effects on mobility, cognition, and brain connectivity in people with substantial MS-related disability. Their results showed that REAER is likely an effective intervention, and is a promising therapy for improving the lives […]

Business

SPACs target more ESG companies in 2021 -Nomura Greentech

Companies with environmental, social and governance credentials have been high on the list of merger targets for U.S. special purpose acquisition companies so far in 2021, data from Nomura Greentech showed. U.S. IPOs by SPACs with a focus on ESG or sustainability and in sectors including environmental technology, transportation, industrials, water and energy totalled 49 […]

Technology

Samsung Exynos chips with RDNA 2 graphics are set for release later this year

AMD and Samsung announced a partnership to develop low power graphics technologies in 2019. Since then, no product has seen the light from this collaboration, but according to AMD’s Lisa Su keynote during this year’s Computex, that will change this year as Samsung plans to launch an Exynos chip powered by RDNA 2 graphics. “The […]

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Man, 74, ‘killed’ at home as 23-year-old arrested on suspicion of murder

A 74-year-old man was found suffering from head injuries at a home in Wild Goose Drive, Lewisham, south east London, after police were called over concerns for the welfare of an occupant at the property When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used […]

Sport

Ivan Toney, Brentford’s smooth operator, leads the way at Wembley

The last time Brentford played in the top flight, the future Queen Elizabeth II had yet to announce her engagement to Philip Mountbatten; Charlie Chaplin was being threatened with deportation from the United States for suggesting that capitalism caused wars; and Derby County were about to make Billy Steel the subject of British football’s first […]

Lifestyle

New tool activates deep brain neurons by combining ultrasound, genetics

Neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy have had some treatment success with deep brain stimulation, but those require surgical device implantation. A multidisciplinary team at Washington University in St. Louis has developed a new brain stimulation technique using focused ultrasound that is able to turn specific types of neurons in the brain on […]

Business

Timeline: ByteDance founder who put TikTok on global map to quit as CEO

Zhang, 38, turned ByteDance into a social media powerhouse which has also had many brushes with global regulators. This is a timeline of key events in the emergence of ByteDance and TikTok. 2012 – Zhang Yiming founds ByteDance in Beijing. 2016 – Launches Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok. 2017 – ByteDance launches TikTok. Also […]

Technology

EA teases next Battlefield game reveal for June 9

Developer DICE and publisher Electronic Arts have announced that the next entry in the Battlefield franchise will be revealed on June 9. Leaked footage allegedly from within EA found its way online late last month, but the legitimacy of the video hasn’t been confirmed. By next week, we’ll have our first official look at the […]

News

Wally the globe-trotting walrus crosses the Channel to France and is hit by boat

The walrus that became famous after arriving in Britain has been pictured after crossing the Channel – to France. Wally spent three months lounging on the coast of Tenby in Wales – before being spotted in the sea off Cornwall. But the young creature has arrived on the continent after he was spotted on the […]