Sport

Pete Carroll “counting on” Geno Smith

After yet another loss Monday night, Pete Carroll admitted how much the Seahawks need Russell Wilson. But the Seahawks won’t have Wilson for at least one more game, maybe longer. So Carroll knows he needs Geno Smith to play better. The Seahawks aren’t making a change at quarterback, Carroll said Tuesday on his 710 ESPN […]

Lifestyle

‘Immortality protein’ within the mitochondria offers protection in myocardial infarction

Researchers Prof. Judith Haendeler from the Medical Faculty and the molecular biologist Prof. Joachim Altschmied from the Department of Biology, together with their teams, have shown for the first time in the cardiovascular system that telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) within the mitochondria, the powerhouses of the cells, has a protective function in myocardial infarction. This […]

Business

Nigerian start-ups digitise local food supply chain

Nigerian start-ups are digitising the local food supply chain, helping merchants navigate high food costs and farmers sell their produce. Two such firms, Vendease and Sabi, which were formed last year, have created digital marketplaces allowing wholesalers, shopkeepers, restaurateurs and hotels to buy directly from farms and manufacturers. Inflation has been in double digits in […]

Technology

Wyze captures the banality of suburban life in its newest video doorbell ad (and it’s not pretty)

The typical sell for a video doorbell is: “You need to see what’s going on at your front door from your phone so no one steals your Amazon packages.” Smart home company Wyze has gone a step further, warning its prospective users: “You need a video doorbell so your neighborhood kids don’t put flaming bags […]

News

Wildlife officer rescues elk with antlers entangled in child’s swing

A wildlife officer in Colorado came to the rescue of a bull elk found with its antlers entangled in a child’s swing. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Wildlife Officer Scott Murdoch responded to the Indian Hills community in Jefferson County after members of the public contacted the department to report an elk in distress. The […]

Sport

Former WFT employees go to owners meeting, ask for investigation into team to be made public

NFL owners are meeting in New York on Tuesday and former employees of the Washington Football Team were on hand to push for the league to make the findings of an investigation into the club public. Those former employees hand delivered a letter addressed to the five owners on the NFL’s Social Justice Working Group. […]

Lifestyle

Handful of companies could prevent around 300 deaths a year by cutting salt in these products

. New research suggests around 300 deaths a year could be avoided if just five Aussie food manufacturers cut salt in packaged foods such as processed meat, bread, chicken nuggets and sausages down to government target levels. Of these five companies the top three were major supermarkets—by reformulating their home brand products in these categories […]

Business

Human, natural capital key to sustainable economic growth, World Bank says

Economic growth can only be considered truly sustainable if human and natural capital are part of the equation, as gross domestic product and other traditional measures fall short, a new report from the World Bank showed. “A deeper and more nuanced understanding of the sustainability of wealth is crucial to a green, resilient, and inclusive […]

Technology

Snapchat says the Pixel 6 is ‘the fastest phone to make a Snap’

At today’s Pixel event, Google dove into the details about the Pixel 6 series devices and outlined a brand new feature that will make sending Snaps even faster. The new feature, called Quick Tap to Snap, adds a camera-only version of Snapchat directly to the lock screen of the Pixel. To access it, all you […]

News

Bear crashes wedding reception in Mexico

A wedding in Mexico became an even more memorable event for everyone present when the reception was interrupted by an unusual crasher: a bear in search of food. A video posted to TikTok by user @AngieDisa shows the bear knocking over a chair and putting its front paws on a table during dinner at the […]