Sport

Thomas Frank hopes Brentford’s promotion helps other clubs to dream

Thomas Frank said Brentford’s fairytale promotion to the Premier League should encourage clubs across the world to dare to dream, after they returned to the top flight for the first time in 74 years. Brentford’s victory over Swansea City in the Championship play‑off final is worth £178m but Frank said they will not stray from […]

Lifestyle

Exoskeleton-assisted walking may improve bowel function in people with spinal cord injury

A team of researchers has shown that physical intervention plans that included exoskeleton-assisted walking helped people with spinal cord injury evacuate more efficiently and improved the consistency of their stool. This finding was reported in Journal of Clinical Medicine on March 2, 2021, in the article “The Effect of Exoskeletal-Assisted Walking on Spinal Cord Injury […]

Business

Private equity’s falling out of love with plastic packaging

A decade ago, private equity couldn’t get enough of plastic packaging. They snapped up companies making bags, films and trays to contain everything from food and fashion to drink to drugs, drawn by reliable cash flows and consolidation prospects. But now the sector’s not quite so in vogue. Many buyout firms are steering clear, and […]

Technology

Watch Dogs: Legion update 4.5 adds a surprise ‘Legion of the Dead’ mode

If you’ve enjoyed Watch Dogs: Legion but are ready for something different, you might be happy that Ubisoft added a new mode zombie mode in the latest update. It a public alpha test on PC only for now. Once it enters beta testing, console gamers should get a chance to play. Watch Dogs: Legion of […]

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Dementia miracle as drug that slows disease set to get approval sparking ‘huge hope’

The first ever drug shown to work against Alzheimer’s could be available on the NHS by next year. Aducanumab, if confirmed to slow mental decline, could be approved in the US next week. Alzheimers affects one million Brits and killed legend Barbara Windsor. Alzheimer’s Research UK said: “There’s huge hope now.” Millions of Alzheimer’s sufferers […]

Sport

Eating disorders and energy deficiency: athletes straddle fine line in pursuit of goals

When cyclist Shannon Malseed stood atop the podium, victorious after winning her first Australian National Road Race Championships in 2018, she was grinning with the taste of success and the leanest she had ever been. But on the inside, Malseed was hurting, and often starving hungry. “I just thought that that’s what I needed to […]

Lifestyle

Stem cell drugs surprise researchers, could lead to better drugs in the future

Your immune system is always busy fighting incoming threats. It consists of a system of cells, and when there is a shortage of cells, it affects the performance of the immune system. This is seen, for example, in cancer patients following chemotherapy. This is because chemotherapy targets all the cells in your body, including the […]

Business

Daimler Truck, Shell sign agreement on hydrogen trucking in Europe

Daimler Truck and Shell New Energies said on Thursday they have signed an agreement under which Shell commits to setting up hydrogen-refuelling stations for heavy-duty trucks that Daimler Truck will sell to its customers. Under the agreement, Shell will from 2024 launch heavy-duty hydrogen-refuelling stations between the green hydrogen production hubs at the Port of […]

Technology

Crysis Remastered Trilogy is coming to PC and consoles this fall

After remastering the 2007 Crysis, Crytek and Saber Interactive have decided to give the same treatment to the other two games in the trilogy. We’re particularly excited about Crysis 2 Remastered, as the original version released in 2011 felt like a visual downgrade. When Crytek revealed that a remastered version of the original Crysis would […]

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Two dead after ‘stolen’ BMW hits oncoming car in horror M60 smash following police chase

Two men aged 18 and 77 have died in a horrific crash on the M60 near Stockport after a “stolen” BMW travelling on the wrong side of the carriageway, hit an oncoming car. Police had been pursuing the black BMW but they are not believed to have been following it in the moments before the […]