Falcons have to “hone in” on cornerbacks

Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff didn’t draw a diagram showing what the team will be doing in the draft later this month, but he did provide a pretty good hint about one area that they’ll be looking to address. The Falcons released cornerback Desmond Trufant last month and their only other move at the position […]

Researchers discover a novel role for dopamine that impacts gene expression related to cocaine abuse

Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered a new role for the brain chemical dopamine that is independent of classic neurotransmission. The new role appears to be critical to changes in gene expression related to chronic exposure to, or abuse of, cocaine, according to a study published Friday, April 10, […]

Crisis blocks Airbus plan for new A321 jet plant in France

Airbus (AIR.PA) has shelved plans to add a French assembly line for its A321neo just 10 weeks after the expansion was launched, as the coronavirus fallout spreads to its best-selling jetliner. The move heralds the start of a politically sensitive drive to cut investment and overheads as the pandemic reverses the last 8 years of […]

Nintendo on Switch shortage: “More systems are on the way”

Nintendo is working to address continued inventory shortages of its Switch handheld console created in part by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Relief is coming, but don’t expect things to get better overnight. A representative for Nintendo’s US division told GamesIndustry.biz that Switch hardware is selling out at various retail locations in the states but added […]

Peter Andre enjoys family bike ride with Emily and kids before Easter chaos

Peter Andre surprises kids to Easter egg hunt Peter Andre stepped out for some much-needed fresh air this weekend to enjoy a bike ride with his wife Emily and their children before the Easter chaos kicked in. The Mysterious Girl singer was spotted near his Surrey home on Saturday (11 April) along with Emily, 30, […]

Ron Rivera: Kyle Allen would have “leg up” in shortened training camp

When Washington traded for quarterback Kyle Allen, head coach Ron Rivera said that the team would head into training camp with the belief that Dwayne Haskins is their starting quarterback. At this point, though, no one can be sure that training camp will be starting on time or that it will unfold in the usual […]

Missing Your Favourite Street Food? Here’s How You Can Make Momos and Red Chutney at Home

The lockdown days might have eased out the tension of getting up early for work. However, these days have also taken us away from our favourite street food, as it not healthy and advisable to eat out. The World Health Organization (WHO) has advised everyone to stay indoors and follow social distancing to avoid the […]

Johnson & Johnson abandons deal for Takeda’s TachoSil surgical patch

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Friday it abandoned plans to buy Takeda Pharmaceutical’s surgical patch product TachoSil, citing regulatory issues. Takeda (4502.T), Japan’s biggest drugmaker, announced the sale of TachoSil, a surgical patch to control bleeding, to Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Ethicon for $400 million last May. “Ethicon and Takeda have mutually decided to […]

Google Fit redesign makes step tracking much more prominent

Google is rolling out a refreshed user interface for its Google Fit apps for iOS, Android, and Wear OS that puts a bigger focus on step tracking. The app will now show your step count as one of the two main metrics in the two circles at the top of the app in place of […]

eens Launch Hotline for Isolated Seniors to Listen to Pre-Recorded Jokes, Stories, and Messages of Hope

As a means of entertaining lonely adults during the novel coronavirus outbreaks, a team of Canadian high schoolers created a hotline that plays pre-recorded messages of positivity. The Joy4All project was launched by students from the Ever Active Schools recreational leadership program run by the Calgary Board of Education. The youngsters say they created the […]