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Mike Tomlin supports NFL’s taunting crackdown, but disagreed with call against Steelers

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has been one of the most vocal supporters of the NFL’s crackdown on taunting, saying last month that he thought it was an important part of making NFL players good role models for young players. But on Sunday, when a taunting call went against Steelers wide receiver Ray Ray McCloud for […]

Lifestyle

Development of a new gastric cancer model: Identification of gastric cancer stem cells

Researchers have succeeded in establishing a mouse model that develops gastric cancer closely resembling advanced human gastric cancer. Using this model, they have discovered gastric cancer stem cells, i.e. Lgr5+ gastric cancer cells, essential for the development, maintenance, and metastasis of cancer. The study provides an experimental system that enables detailed analysis of highly malignant […]

Business

Clariant to buy BASF clay biz assets in $60 mln sustainable bid

Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant (CLN.S) said on Tuesday it would purchase assets from German competitor BASF (BASFn.DE) in North America in a $60 million cash deal that will help grow its sustainable business. Clariant said it expects to complete the purchase of the assets of BASF’S U.S. attapulgite business–one of the largest miners and […]

Technology

Square Enix delays new Final Fantasy VI remaster to February

Square Enix confirmed this month that the final release in its “pixel remasters” of the early Final Fantasy games wouldn’t make it to launch in 2021. However, a recent magazine screenshot suggests visual enhancements far beyond the previous remasters. When Square Enix initially revealed remasters of the first six main Final Fantasy games, it planned […]

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Letter that arrived 68 years late returned to family

A Minnesota woman who received a letter that had been mailed to her address 68 years earlier was able to return the long-lost correspondence to a family member of the intended recipients. Susan Nordin, who moved into her home in the Morgan Park neighborhood of Duluth in October, said a mysterious letter recently appeared at […]

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Derek Carr: We’re just finding ways to win

When the Raiders fell to 6-7 with a 48-9 loss to the Chiefs in Week 14, it looked like their playoff hopes were nothing more than a pipe dream but they’ve pushed the needle back in the other direction over the last week. They got a last-second field goal to knock off a depleted Browns […]

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Two proteins identified as novel markers of greater prostate cancer aggressiveness

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and is among the top five causes of cancer-related death. In most cases, prostate cancer can be successfully treated, but there is a group of patients who suffer an aggressive course and often fatal outcome. The joint study conducted by a research team led by […]

Business

Farm aid: Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol on America’s farming crisis

When you order at Chipotle Mexican Grill, you are probably not thinking about the complex supply chain that got your food into your hands. That is Brian Niccol’s job. As Chipotle’s CEO and chair, the buck stops with Niccol when it comes to all those logistics. But Niccol does want you to consider the land […]

Technology

Manufacturing fault with some ROG Maximus Z690 Hero motherboards prompts a recall from Asus

Following an increasing number of user reports complaining of melting MOSFETs, error codes and smoke erupting from Z690 Hero motherboards, Asus launched an investigation and has identified a backward installed capacitor to be the culprit. The hardware maker is now working towards a replacement program for affected customers. If you’ve recently spent some sweet dough […]

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Pennsylvania farm seeks Christmas tree donations to feed goats

A Pennsylvania farm is asking revelers cleaning up from the holidays to donate their used Christmas trees to feed a herd of goats. Mike and Kim Batz, owners of Batz Farm in Grantville, Pa., said Christmas trees are nutritious and delicious to goats, as the needles provide valuable antioxidants and nutrients, as well as acting […]