Sport

Rory McIlroy aims dig at Greg Norman after retaining Canadian Open title

Rory McIlroy hit a superb final round of 62 to retain his RBC Canadian Open title before taking aim at Greg Norman, the figurehead of the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series. McIlroy, who started the day in a share of the lead with Tony Finau, hit 10 birdies in his eight-under-par round to finish two shots […]

Lifestyle

Boosting the immune response against cancer

T cells are usually good at eliminating diseased cells, but they seem to fail when it comes to tumor cells. In JCI Insight, MDC teams led by Armin Rehm and Uta Höpken describe what inhibits this immune function, and how they can release the brake and boost the immune response against cancer. T cells are […]

Business

Euro zone to avoid recession, growth to accelerate in third quarter, ECB survey shows

The euro zone will avoid a recession this year and growth will accelerate noticeably after bottoming out in the second quarter, a key European Central Bank survey showed on Monday. The 19-country currency bloc has been hit by fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has sapped confidence, investment and households’ purchasing power via sharply […]

Technology

With Apple Pay Later, Cupertino is joining the ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ crowd

Apple made a huge number of announcements during its WWDC 2022 conference yesterday, many of them related to the latest version of its mobile operating system. One of iOS 16’s new features is gaining a lot of attention: a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) option for Apple Pay called Apple Pay Later. BNPL plans have […]

News

Five common things your vet wishes you knew about your pet dog

We all want our dogs to live their happiest and healthiest lives – but sometimes, even the most well-meaning owners don’t always do what’s best. Dr Kirsten Ronngren, expert resident veterinarian for pet insurance brand, ManyPets, recently spoke at DogFest offering her top tips. Talking on behalf of multiple veterinarians, Dr Ronngren shared the five […]

Sport

The people making a difference: the football coach bringing generations together

In February 2015, Niyah Campbell was studying for a master’s degree in health psychology at Aston University in Birmingham. His supervisor suggested that, for his research project, he might like to carry out a study into whether walking football – which plays the game at a slower pace – made sport accessible for older adults. […]

Lifestyle

Rapid whole genome sequencing improves diagnosis in critically ill infants on a national scale

Children who are born severely ill or who develop serious illness in the first few weeks of life are often difficult to diagnose, with considerable implications for their short and longer-term care. But whole genome sequencing (WGS), carried out rapidly, can provide an accurate diagnosis and therefore lead to improvements in their clinical care. Results […]

Business

Tasty name but no Big Mac: Russia opens rebranded McDonald’s restaurants

It might look and smell like McDonald’s but now it’s Vkusno & tochka. The golden arches are gone, the Filet-O-Fish is simply a fish burger. The Big Mac has left Russia. A new era for Russia’s fast-food and economic scene dawned on Sunday, as McDonald’s (MCD.N) restaurants flung open their doors in Moscow under new […]

Technology

This smart basketball hoop ensures you never miss a shot

Engineer Shane Wighton has created a smart basketball goal designed to ensure that every shot you throw up goes through the hoop. At its heart, the contraption is a room-scale, cable-operated robot with six degrees of freedom that moves the backboard and hoop using a system of pulleys. Six 8HP motors were deployed to operate […]

News

Tourist slams ‘rip off’ cliffs in Tripadvisor review – but is soon corrected

A spokesperson for Cliffs of Moher has come forward to defend the popular Irish attraction after a disappointed visitor blasted it as a “tourist trap”. One of the most beloved beauty spots in Ireland, the majestic Cliffs of Moher, along the dramatic coastline of County Clare, offers breathtaking views of the Aran Islands and Twelve […]