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Vikings, Jaguars announce Yannick Ngakoue trade

It’s official: Yannick Ngakoue is a member of the Vikings. The Vikings and the Jaguars have announced the trade that sends Ngakoue to Minnesota for a 2021 second-round pick and

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Engineers uncover biomechanical effects of skin rubbing

Understanding the skin damage caused by rubbing could lead to better topical skin treatments and help prevent the formation of new routes for viral and bacterial infection. Tohoku University biomechanical

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Activist lawyer Wolosky sues Williams Cos over poison pill

Lawyer Steve Wolosky usually helps activist investors like Starboard Value take on corporate America. Now he is taking center stage himself, wading into a governance fight over a tool that

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Intel confirms Marvel’s Avengers Collector’s Edition CPUs: cool packaging, but no game (updated)

Intel has confirmed more special edition CPUs: the Marvel’s Avengers Collector’s Edition processors. You would probably expect them to come bundled with the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers game, given the timing,

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NBA to restart playoffs Saturday, ending player walkout after Jacob Blake shooting

The NBA playoffs will resume Saturday following a player walkout over systemic racism and Jacob Blake’s shooting in Wisconsin, the league and union announced Friday. The Milwaukee Bucks, who play

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Panthers won’t have fans in stands for opener

The Panthers became the latest team to announce they’ll have have no fans in the stands for the opener because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They just sent out word that

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Microglia might lessen seizure severity in epilepsy

New research in mice highlights the potential protective effect of microglia—a type of non-neuronal cell in the brain—against overactivation of the central nervous system during acute epileptic seizures. The study

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Tech powers S&P 500 to record closing high, Dow now positive for the year

Wall Street advanced on Friday, with technology stocks driving the S&P 500 to its sixth record closing high since confirming a bull market on Aug. 18. The Nasdaq also set

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Modder crams Nintendo Wii into a handheld Game Boy Color

The full-featured portable is just that – a complete Wii console that has been trimmed down and modified into a console you can take and play anywhere. Since the Wii

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March on Washington: Civil rights leaders, families of Black victims rally against police violence

Fifty-seven years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial, a new generation of leaders in the racial justice movement

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