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It’s in the genome: Uncovering clues to longevity from human genetics

Researchers from Osaka University have found that high blood pressure and obesity are the strongest factors reducing lifespan based on genetic and clinical information of 700,000 patients in the U.K.,

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SoundCloud and Twitch just made it easier for musicians to monetize live streams

SoundCloud has teamed up with Twitch to help indie musicians who are feeling a financial strain due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. With gigs and tours canceled, lots of homebound

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Lavonte David hopeful Tom Brady can get Bucs over the hump

Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David has witnessed just one winning season and has yet to make the playoffs during his eight-year NFL career. David is hoping Tom Brady will

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CAR macrophages go beyond T cells to fight solid tumors

Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy has been a game-changer for blood cancers but has faced challenges in targeting solid tumors. Now researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine

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GM accelerates ‘Project V’ to build ventilators in Indiana

General Motors Co (GM.N) and medical equipment maker Ventec are speeding up efforts under a partnership code-named “Project V” to build ventilators at a GM plant in Kokomo, Indiana, to

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Samsung’s Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus are $200 off at Amazon and Best Buy

It’s a rule that phones eventually become cheaper after they release, but few drop in price as quickly as Samsung phones. Samsung’s Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus launched in early

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Woman ‘who stabbed girl, 7, to death in park’ detained under mental health act

A woman has been detained under the Mental Health Act after a seven-year-old girl was stabbed to death in a park. The little girl was walking with her family in

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Interactions between cancer cells and fibroblasts promote metastasis

In order to colonize other organs and grow into metastases, tumor cells that detach from the parent tumor need to manipulate their new microenvironment and create a ‘metastatic niche.’ Scientists

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Twitter ad sales hit by coronavirus but active users soar

Twitter Inc TWTR.O pulled its first-quarter revenue outlook and forecast an operating loss on Monday as the coronavirus outbreak crimped ad sales, but said the pandemic boosted the number of

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Man jailed for stealing police car’s blue lights for ‘bragging rights’

A man who stole the blue lights from the top of a police car for ‘bragging rights’ has been jailed. British Transport Police said David McBeth, 30, jumped on the

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