Sport

La’el Collins’s agent is “extremely disappointed” with league’s handling of his suspension

The NFL and the Cowboys have announced that Cowboys tackle La’el Collins has been suspended five games for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. Peter Schaffer, an NFL agent who was hired to handle the appeal, insists that the appeal process isn’t final and should not have been disclosed. “We are extremely disappointed in how the […]

Lifestyle

Treating infertility with drug-delivering microspheres

For an embryo to survive, it must attach to the lining of the uterus within days of conception. However, if this lining, called the endometrium, is too thin, the embryo can’t latch on. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering have developed a new system intended to treat infertility in women with thin […]

Business

Standard Chartered sees bitcoin hitting $100,000 by early next year

A new cryptocurrency research team at Standard Chartered has predicted bitcoin will double in value and hit $100,000 by early next year and that it could be worth as much as $175,000 longer-term. The bank also said it “structurally” valued Ethereum, the second-most traded crypto asset, at $26,000-$35,000 although to reach that level bitcoin would […]

Technology

Microsoft Teams is getting more hybrid work improvements and Apple CarPlay support

Microsoft is continuing to improve the remote meeting experience in Microsoft Teams with better camera support and other improvements that will let you stay in meetings 24/7, if you choose. After rolling out Together Mode last year, and a vision for the future of meetings earlier this year, Microsoft Teams will soon be updated to […]

News

Florida sheriff’s deputies wrangle loose emu in resident’s yard

A Florida sheriff’s office said deputies responded to an “interesting call for service” when an escaped emu wandered into a resident’s yard. The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that “dispatch received an interesting call for service” from a resident who spotted a loose emu wandering in their front yard. Patrol […]

Sport

Saquon Barkley ready to go “if they feel like it’s ready for me to go”

Giants coach Joe Judge said Friday morning that Saquon Barkley had “one more hurdle” to clear before getting clearance for Sunday. The hurdle was getting through Friday’s practice without a setback. The running back was adamant after practice Friday he did not have a setback. So, while all signs point to Barkley playing, Barkley and […]

Lifestyle

A new strategy to fight cancer: Silencing the silencer

A breakthrough in cancer treatment just nine years ago has brought new hope to millions of people whose cancers are resistant to all other therapies. The new treatment, cancer immunotherapy, frees the body’s potent immune system to attack tumors. Cancers are our body’s own cells, mutated to fuel aggressive growth and camouflaged with surface proteins […]

Business

Cryptocurrency prices tumble and exchange trading falters as snags crop up

The price of cryptocurrencies plunged and crypto trading was delayed on Tuesday, a day in which El Salvador ran into snags as the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Shares of blockchain-related firms also fell as crypto stocks were hit by trading platform outages. But the major focus was on El Salvador, where […]

News

Missouri man’s ‘random’ lottery numbers pay off after several years

A Missouri man won a $64,000 lottery jackpot using a “random” set of numbers he ended up using for several years. The Missouri Lottery said the St. Charles County man bought a ticket for the Sept. 2 Show Me Cash drawing at On The Run in St. Charles. The ticket matched all five numbers in […]