Sport

NFL firm on decision to move to two preseason games

As the NFL looks to trim the preseason in half, the NFLPA appears to want the number of preseason games to be cut even further. Denver Broncos player representative Brandon McManus said in a tweet Wednesday evening to expect either one or zero preseason games to be played. The NFLPA has not signed off on […]

Lifestyle

Smart structures: Structural cells of the body control immune function

In a Nature paper, CeMM researchers report on the epigenetic and transcriptional regulation in structural cells. They found widespread activity of immune genes, suggesting that structural cells are deeply involved in the body’s response to pathogens. Moreover, the study uncovered an epigenetic potential that pre-programs structural cells to engage in the immune response against pathogens. […]

Business

Spain working with Airbus to keep jobs in wake of restructuring

Spain is working with Airbus (AIR.PA) to find ways for the airplane maker to keep jobs in the country, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday, a day after it announced many layoffs as part of a global restructuring. Speaking to reporters after the reopening of Spain’s border with Portugal, Sanchez highlighted the country’s role […]

Technology

Tesla delivered more than 90,000 vehicles in Q2 despite pandemic-induced shutdowns

Tesla on Thursday said it managed to deliver more than 90,000 vehicles to buyers during the second quarter despite its main factory in Fremont, California, being shut down for an extended period due to Covid-19 containment efforts.A total of 82,272 vehicles rolled off the assembly line during the quarter. The vast majority of them – […]

News

Isis supporter smiles as she’s jailed for life for plot to blow up St Paul’s

A would-be suicide bomber who plotted a terror attack at St Paul’s Cathedral has been jailed for at least 14 years. Safiyya Shaikh, a 37-year-old mother from Hayes in west London, researched how to cause maximum carnage at the visitor attraction and place of worship, saying she wanted ‘a lot to die’ before being killed […]