Sport

Renato Sanches’ career rehabilitation highlighted by Portugal cameo

It was only a glimpse, 14 minutes and 42 seconds to be exact, but a late cameo in Portugal’s defeat of Hungary nevertheless amounted to another important step in the rehabilitation of Renato Sanches. Portugal’s defence of the title will be strengthened further should his career come full circle at Euro 2020. After an increasingly […]

Lifestyle

Probing deeper into tumor tissues

Today, as they did 100 years ago, doctors diagnose cancer by taking tissue samples from patients, which they usually fix in formalin for microscopic examination. In the past 20 years, genetic methods have also been established that make it possible to characterize mutations in tumors in greater detail, thus helping clinicians select the best treatment […]

Business

Britain and Australia agree free trade deal

Britain and Australia announced a free trade deal on Tuesday which London said would eliminate tariffs on all British goods and boost jobs and businesses across the country. “Today marks a new dawn in the UK’s relationship with Australia, underpinned by our shared history and common values,” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a […]

Technology

Hyundai officially takes controlling stake in robot maker Boston Dynamics

Today, Boston Dynamics fell under new leadership as Hyundai closed a deal with SoftBank to take an 80-percent controlling stake in the robotics firm. The company will continue making and leasing robots, but Hyundai plans to expand its reach and leverage its expertise in other endeavors. Korean car manufacturer Hyundai announced that it had closed […]

News

Toddler frustrated after Google Home fails to understand her due to adorable pronunciation

This adorable video shows the moment a three-year-old girl got upset when Google Home failed to understand her – because of her incredibly cute pronunciation. Mum Jenn noticed that there was something wrong with her toddler, Jordynn, so went to see what was getting her so worked up. She soon learned the youngster was upset […]

Sport

Australian swimming’s ‘incredible’ depth of talent showcased in Olympic trials

Emma McKeon admits being surprised by her stunning ascension as Australia’s top 100-metre freestyler. McKeon has taken the mantle from Cate Campbell, whose emotions ranged from relief to ecstasy at making her fourth Olympic team. McKeon has beaten Campbell three times in the past two months – the latest on Wednesday night at Australia’s Olympic […]

Lifestyle

Promising new target for urinary tract infections and kidney stones

Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) have found that the secretion of uromodulin protein into urine can be induced by treatments that may protect against urinary tract infections and kidney stones, among other diseases The normal function of uromodulin, a protein that is made in the kidney and secreted into the urine, remains […]

Business

Geely’s EV brand Zeekr sells out of deliverable cars for this year

Zeekr, a new premium electric vehicle (EV) brand launched this year by Geely (GEELY.UL), has sold out of deliveries for this year, Chief Executive An Conghui said on Tuesday. Geely, the owner of Volvo Cars, in April launched Zeekr to target growing Chinese demand for premium EVs that has boosted sales for Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) […]

Technology

NASA teams with Tide to develop laundry detergent for use in space

At present, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) wear articles of clothing multiple times before changing to a fresh set. In any given year, an astronaut can expect to go through 160 pounds of clothing on the ISS. On a long-term trip to a distant body, like Mars, laundering clothing becomes an issue. NASA […]

News

Jaws fan’s ‘utterly brilliant’ gravestone spotted in cemetery

A Jaws superfan has been buried underneath the great white shark from the smash hit blockbuster film – and social media users want to roadtrip to witness it. As reported by BirminghamLive, Burials and Beyond, a social media account dedicated to showcasing the weird and wonderful world of graveyards, told its followers: “This utterly brilliant […]