Marquette hands North Carolina rare home nonconference loss

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Dawson Garcia had 24 points and 11 rebounds, D.J. Carton added 17 points with five assists and Marquette beat North Carolina 83-70 on Wednesday night in a game schedule just four days ago. It was just North Carolina’s 18th nonconference defeat in the 35-year history of the Dean E. Smith Center. […]


Study identifies genetic tendency in leukemia cells

Scientists have identified a way of predicting early whether patients will develop a common type of leukemia, based on their genetics. Newcastle University co-led the study, published in Nature Communications, that focused on the most common type of blood cancer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL). By examining blood samples of patients with CLL, experts discovered that […]


Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs will testify about misinformation before U.S. Congress

The chief executives of Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Twitter will testify before a U.S. House panel on March 25 on “misinformation and disinformation plaguing online platforms.” A pair of House Energy and Commerce subcommittees will hold a fully remote joint hearing including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Twitter CEO Jack […]


Russian cargo ship heads for space station, loaded with 2-and-a-half tons of supplies and equipment

A Russian Progress cargo ship blasted off from Kazakhstan atop a Soyuz booster late Sunday, carrying 2-and-a-half tons of supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station. Under a gloomy overcast sky, launch from Site 31 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome came at 11:45 p.m. EST (10:45 a.m. Monday local time) when the Soyuz 2.1a […]


Job hunter disguises CV in a bid to get noticed – but others brand it ‘creepy’

Applying for a new job can be a disheartening process as it often feels impossible to stand out from the hoards of other applicants. But one man found a creative way to ensure his CV gained attention in the office after he pretended to be a delivery man to drop off his application hidden inside […]