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John Johnson: Baker Mayfield looks confident, healthy, and like he’s whipping the ball

Now that Week One is here, there will only be more talk about Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield facing his old team to begin the 2022 season. Browns safety John Johnson was Mayfield’s teammate in 2021 and said on Monday that the quarterback appears to have regained some of the confidence he may have lost last […]

Lifestyle

New research estimates the overall disease burden of genetic risk factors

How many years of healthy life does an individual with a specific genetic risk factor lose? New research from the University of Helsinki tries to provide an answer to this challenging question. Researchers have, for the first time, systematically estimated the impact of a range of different disease-associated genetic risk factors on the loss of […]

Business

Disney CEO lays out early plan for digital future

Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) on Sunday sketched the contours of a plan for how the entertainment, theme parks and consumer products conglomerate will use technology to enhance storytelling for the next 100 years. Speaking backstage at the company’s biennial D23 Expo fan convention with Reuters, Chief Executive Bob Chapek took great pains to avoid what […]

Technology

Intel demos 80Gbps Thunderbolt, matching USB4 2.0 performance

The latest iterations of Thunderbolt and USB came out of hiding this month. Both technologies have some capabilities in common as the new connection standards will double their bandwidth over their immediate predecessors. Finalized specifications are expected in the coming months. Intel showed off the latest version of its Thunderbolt connection technology on Tuesday. It […]

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Inside abandoned WWI tuberculosis hospital where kids’ dolls still hang from windows

Sinister pictures reveal the inside of a creepy abandoned wartime tuberculosis hospital where children’s dolls still dangle from the windows. The eerie hospital is located just 30 miles from Edinburgh but has been left to rot since its closure in 1997. It was used as a naval station during the First World War and then […]

Sport

Todd Bowles: Julio Jones can have many good years left, Tom Brady has raised the bar

Buccaneers coach Todd Bowles thinks wide receiver Julio Jones has plenty of good years left in him. And Bowles thinks Tom Brady has shown why. Asked how many years Jones has left, Bowles didn’t answer with a specific number, but he noted that Brady is still playing well — and Brady is 12 years older […]

Lifestyle

Validation of continuous theta-burst stimulation as a way to reduce neuronal excitability

Transcranial magnetic stimulation, a form of non-invasive brain stimulation, has been used for the past 35 years to investigate brain function in health and disease. Applied to quantify causal changes in brain activity during movement performance and cognitive behaviors, the technique has led to the definition of a detailed causal brain map underpinning each particular […]

Business

Cathay Pacific to gradually increase capacity after crew quarantine rules lifted

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd (0293.HK) said it would gradually increase flying capacity in the coming months after the Hong Kong government on Friday lifted rules requiring passenger crew to quarantine in a hotel for three days on return to the city. The onerous crew quarantine rules had made rostering difficult and were a major impediment […]

Technology

AI-generated images are drawing bans from some art communities

Online art communities are being inundated with AI-generated artwork, prompting some sites to take measures to slow their proliferation or ban them entirely. Andy Baio from Waxy.org recently chronicled the situation and highlighted several communities that have already taken action. Last year, Newgrounds banned images created with Artbreeder and recently revised their guidelines to prohibit […]

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Nurse who stabbed husband to death as he lay in bed jailed after she ‘took her chance’

A nurse who stabbed her husband to death as he lay in bed has been sentenced to life with a minimum term of 17 years in prison for his murder. Rebecca Searing, from Harlow, Essex, told a 999 call handler: “I’ve stabbed my husband twice.” The 52-year-old attacked 57-year-old Paul Searing early on February 12, […]