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Browns add Odell Beckham Jr. to injury report

The Browns appear to be a running team now, but their big-play receiving threat wasn’t a full participant in practice Thursday. Via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was added to the injury report with some degree of back issue, and was limited. Beckham has 11 catches for […]

Lifestyle

Scientists find one-two punch for preclinical cancer models

A one-two punch of changing gene expression, then deploying immune checkpoint inhibitors, shows promise in battling one of the most treatment-resistant types of cancer in preclinical models, according to a new publication including authors from the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI). Their research findings published Aug. 14 in the journal Cancer Research […]

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FCC commissioner calls for new scrutiny of undersea data cables

A member of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday called for new scrutiny of undersea cables that transmit nearly all the world’s internet data traffic. “We must take a closer look at cables with landing locations in adversary countries,” FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks said Wednesday at a commission meeting. “This includes the four existing […]

Technology

Fantastical’s new widgets look like the perfect use-case for the iOS 14 update

Mac and iOS calendar app Fantastical has updated its software with 12 new customizable widgets. They look like the perfect use-case for iOS 14’s widget support, giving users access to their calendar, events, and weather forecasts straight from the home screen. These aren’t the sort of widgets you’d use to flex on TikTok, of course: […]

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The Fashion Industry Has a Waste Problem: This Non-Profit With 2,000 Volunteers Is Helping Solve It

Fabric cuttings and textile leftovers are a difficult class of waste to recycle, but in a fashion industry first—a door-to-door New York City recycling service meant exclusively for textile waste is helping the uglier side of fashion get a green makeover. Fabscrap runs an internet store and a physical location that’s part second-hand shop, part […]

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Jets add four players to active roster ahead of Thursday’s game

The Jets are bringing four players onto the active roster ahead of Thursday night’s game against the Broncos. As head coach Adam Gase said would happen earlier this week, wide receiver Jeff Smith has been activated from injured reserve. The team also signed cornerback Javelin Guidry to the active roster from the practice squad. Wide […]

Lifestyle

Landmark clinical trial shows effectiveness of oral antibiotics in treating cystic fibrosis condition

A major national study led by experts from Bristol and Nottingham has found that oral antibiotics are just as effective as intravenous antibiotics in killing a common germ that causes dangerous complications in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The study looked at the effectiveness of the two types of treatment in tackling Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which causes […]

Business

American Airlines CEO leaves door open to delaying Oct 1 furloughs

American Airlines Chief Executive Doug Parker said it is possible to postpone thousands of furloughs set for Oct. 1 if there is a clear commitment from Washington on an aid extension on Wednesday. Speaking on CNN, Parker also said he believes that one more six-month extension of $25 billion in federal payroll support would be […]

Technology

Packaging for Google’s Nest Audio smart speaker and new Chromecast leaks

Two of Google’s products that will almost certainly be announced next week have seen their packaging leak. There’s an upcoming Nest Audio smart speaker, spotted on Walmart’s shelves and online at Lowe’s. Meanwhile, someone else got their hands on a new TV dongle called the Chromecast with Google TV. The smart speaker was photographed at […]

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Stress Keeping You Up Past Your Bedtime? 10 Simple, Science-backed Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Stressful times call for stressless measures, and one of the most important ways to improve your ability to resist stress and anxiety is to get a good night’s sleep. However, in our 24-hour, interconnected world, sleep is an illusive necessity that’s often the first thing to be sacrificed in a busy schedule. A reduction of […]