Sport

Michel Pereira calls for ‘BMF’ title shot following submission win over Zelim Imadaev

Michel Pereira always looks to add to his highlight reel and his win at UFC Vegas 9 was no exception. After a dazzling performance featuring kicks and punches off the cage and a number of jumping knee attacks, the Brazilian got the job done with a rear naked choke late in the third and final […]

Lifestyle

Diabetes-in-a-dish model uncovers new insights into the cause of type 2 diabetes

Using cells taken from patients with type 2 diabetes and new techniques to convert them into specialized precursors of muscle cells, researchers have developed a novel ‘disease-in-a-dish’ model to study the basic molecular factors that lead to the development of type 2 diabetes. Defects in insulin signaling or insulin resistance in skeletal muscle is important […]

Business

The fund managers, the sleuths and the mystery of the missing ESG

If fund managers are serious about clean investments, they need to get their hands dirty. That’s the view of Sasja Beslik, head of sustainable finance at Swiss bank J. Safra Sarasin, as demand surges for companies that perform well on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. He himself has turned ESG detective in the past, […]

Technology

Samsung launches Galaxy Book Flex 5G, the first 5G Intel Evo laptop

It’s a big day for Intel. The company launched its 11th Gen Tiger Lake mobile processors. It also announced its newest badge of honor for laptops: the Intel Evo brand, building on last year’s Project Athena program. And in tandem with Samsung, it unveiled the first 5G-enabled system to meet the Evo requirements: the Galaxy […]

News

Catford murder probe: Man, 34, stabbed to death after intervening in fight at illegal rave

A 34-year-old man was stabbed to death after intervening in a fight at an illegal rave in south London. Sean Williams was stabbed in the neck in the early hours of Sunday morning after attending an unlicensed music event at Culverley Road in Catford, the Metropolitan Police said. Police and the London Ambulance Service were […]

Sport

Ovince Saint Preux face plants Alonzo Menifield with brutal one-punch knockout

Ovince Saint Preux scored a walk-off knockout that he’ll never forget in the UFC Vegas 9 co-main event. After exchanging strikes with Alonzo Menifield for the better part of two rounds, the former University of Tennessee football player detonated a perfectly timed counter left hand that blasted his opponent and sent him crashing face first […]

Lifestyle

Genetic information can predict predisposition to rare and common blood diseases

Two large-scale genetic studies have identified the bulk of genetic variation that influences medically-important characteristics of our blood cells. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and colleagues from 101 research institutions world-wide, have studied hundreds of thousands of participants and identified over 7,000 regions of the human genome […]

Business

VW not seeking a deal with Tesla, CEO Diess says

Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Herbert Diess on Monday sought to quell speculation that the world’s largest carmaker, which is on a mass production push for electric cars, has plans to develop deeper ties with start-up rival Tesla. Diess met with Tesla’s Chief Executive Elon Musk in Braunschweig, Germany, last week, and during his visit VW […]

Technology

Asus’ latest ZenBook laptops feature Intel’s 11th Gen CPUs and Thunderbolt 4 ports

Asus announced its next wave of Zenbook laptops for release later this fall that will run on Intel’s 11th Gen processors — only days after it announced similar versions that run on Intel’s 10th Gen processors. In addition, most of the upcoming laptops will feature Thunderbolt 4 ports rather than Thunderbolt 3 ports. It didn’t […]

News

Border officials find more than £1m hidden in trucks at Dover

Border officials have found more than £1 million hidden inside two lorries trying to leave the UK. The money was found concealed inside the refrigerated motor housing of both vehicles at Dover’s Eastern Docks on Friday. The National Crime Agency (NCA) said Border Force officers stopped the first truck at 2.45am, with a search uncovering […]