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Matchmaker who helped thousands find love shares secret to happy relationship

When Karen Mooney was in her 20s, she noticed that many of her friends were struggling to find The One. In the late 80s, the men and women in her friendship group found they just weren’t meeting people who took their fancy, and who shared their views and ambitions, in bars and clubs – they […]

Sport

Panthers QB coach Jake Peetz hired as LSU offensive coordinator

The Panthers hired their offensive coordinator Joe Brady off of Ed Orgeron’s LSU staff last year and LSU has now returned the favor. LSU announced that Jake Peetz has been hired as their new offensive coordinator. Peetz was the team’s quarterbacks coach under Brady this season. Peetz joined the Panthers as their running backs coach […]

Lifestyle

Poverty predicts worse cancer outcomes, even in children receiving top-tier care

A pair of recent studies suggests that even among patients receiving advanced cancer care, poverty is a predictor of worse outcomes. The disturbing findings raise many questions that follow-up studies are now exploring. The studies were led by Kira Bona, MD, MPH, of the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. They reviewed outcomes among […]

Business

Game maker Roblox’s value rockets seven-fold during pandemic

The company behind children’s online gaming platform Roblox has seen its value rocket during the pandemic. On Wednesday, Roblox raised $520m (£394m) in private capital which valued the firm at $29.5bn, a seven-fold increase since February 2020. Roblox said it would also push ahead with a US share listing, having delayed the move last year. […]

Technology

Byton partners with Foxconn, but extends shutdown

Chinese EV startup Byton has signed a manufacturing deal with iPhone-maker Foxconn, which according to Bloomberg could be worth around $200 million. In exchange, Foxconn — which has been eager to get into electric vehicles — will provide Byton with “advanced manufacturing technology, operation management expertise and supply chain resources.” The two will apparently work […]

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Drug-fuelled driver who killed girl, 14, and then blamed her jailed for 10 years

A dangerous driver who killed a teenage girl while under the influence of cocaine and cannabis has been jailed. Kevin Pryce, 45, claimed 14-year-old Mia Strothers, who was walking to school in Manchester, had stepped out into the road before he hit her. But Pryce, who has been jailed for 10 years, was ‘absolutely flying’ […]

Sport

Titans trainer tests positive, facility stays open

A Tennessee Titans trainer has tested positive for COVID-19. The Titans are keeping their facility open while conducting contact tracing, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. If contact tracing reveals that the trainer had close contact with any players, those players would have to go into isolation. That the Titans are keeping their facility open […]

Lifestyle

Biotin, mitochondria, and dementia: Research reveals a connection

By any measure, carbon-based life originates from carboxylation. That is to say, the coupling of atmospheric carbon dioxide to sugar. Carboxylation is also critical for mitochondria to function. There are five carboxylation enzymes in mitochondria, and they share one thing in common—they are all operated by a covalently linked biotin cofactor. Biotin is also known […]

Business

Netflix raises UK prices to cover cost of content

Netflix is raising the cost of some of its UK subscriptions from next month, its customers have been told. The streaming service said the price rises reflected money spent on content. Its standard monthly package will go up from £8.99 to £9.99 and its premium one will rise from £11.99 to £13.99, but its basic […]

Technology

OnePlus 9 Pro rumored to offer faster 45W wireless charging

The OnePlus 9 Pro is rumored to feature faster 45W wireless charging and reverse wireless charging for filling up accessories like wireless headphones, according to a post from Max Jambor at Voice. The OnePlus 8 Pro was the first OnePlus device to feature wireless charging, but it was capped at 30W. A bump up to […]