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Brian Flores: Tua Tagovailoa is definitely more comfortable

The Dolphins narrowly missed a playoff berth last season at 10-6 and have higher aspirations for 2021. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will be a big factor in whether or not Miami takes that next step. Tagovailoa appears to have improved over the course of the offseason, drawing praise from teammates. On Wednesday, his head coach took […]

Lifestyle

New biochip technology for pharma research

In pharmaceutical research, small tissue spheres are used as mini-organ models for reproducible tests. TU Wien has found a way to develop a reliable standard for these tissue samples. Before drugs are tested in clinical trials, they must be tested either by animal experiments or, more recently, artificially produced tissue samples. For this purpose, cells […]

Business

U.S. capital running out of gas, even as Colonial Pipeline recovers

Washington was running out of gasoline on Friday, even as the country’s largest fuel pipeline network ramped up deliveries following a cyberattack and U.S. officials assured motorists that supplies would return to normal soon. The six-day Colonial Pipeline shutdown was the most disruptive cyberattack on record. Widespread panic buying continued two days after the pipeline […]

Technology

FCC reduces out-of-state prison phone rates

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously Thursday to lower some of the rates incarcerated people and their families pay to speak over the phone. For jurisdictional reasons, the measure only applies to interstate or international calls. The Commission approved a measure that prohibits companies like Global Tel Link and Pay Tel Communications from charging families […]

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Loose cows, bull rounded up in Indianapolis neighborhood

Police and animal control officers in Indianapolis responded to the city’s southeast side when multiple cows were reported on the loose. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and Indianapolis Animal Care Services dispatched personnel to the Vandergriff Road area about 11:15 a.m. Thursday when multiple bovines were spotted wandering loose. Animal control officers said the animals […]

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Tremaine Edmunds: I’m excited for the future

After reaching a pair of Pro Bowls in two seasons, Bills linebacker Tremaine Edmunds made the organization’s decision on his fifth-year option an easy one. The 16th overall pick of the 2018 draft, Edmunds has played up to his draft status. He’s registered over 100 total tackles in each of his first three seasons, also […]

Lifestyle

Digital depression intervention may improve symptoms

A mental health smartphone app developed by a team of Northwestern Medicine investigators helped improve depressive symptoms in patients in Brazil and Peru with diabetes and hypertension, according to a recent clinical trial published in JAMA. The findings suggest that using such digital mental health interventions may help treat depressive symptoms more effectively than standard […]

Business

Cairn Energy sues Air India to enforce $1.2 bln arbitration award

Cairn Energy (CNE.L) has sued India’s flagship carrier Air India to enforce a $1.2 billion arbitration award that it won in a tax dispute against India. The move ratchets up pressure on India’s government to pay the sum of $1.2 billion plus interest and costs that the British firm Cairn was awarded by an arbitration […]

Technology

Snap will launch a standalone iOS video editing app called Story Studio later this year

Snap wants to be the company people think of when they go to edit videos on mobile, so during its annual partnership summit today, the company announced a new iOS app that’ll help it achieve that goal: Story Studio. It’ll give people editing tools specifically designed for mobile, or vertical, videos. The app will pull […]

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97-year-old WWII vet earns college degree in Illinois

An Illinois man who left college to serve in World War II returned to finish his education nearly 80 years later. Bill Gossett, 97, attended Lincoln College for a short time before transferring to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, but he ended up joining the U.S. Army Air Corps before finishing a degree. Gossett returned […]