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Brain drain: Scientists explain why neurons consume so much fuel even when at rest

41 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

Pound for pound, the brain consumes vastly more energy than other organs, and, puzzlingly, it remains a fuel-guzzler even when its neurons are not firing signals called...
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Scientists call omicron 'most mutated virus we'd ever seen.' Why does that matter?

Scientists call omicron 'most mutated virus we'd ever seen.' Why does that matter?

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

There's a lot we don't yet know about the omicron variant of COVID-19, which is starting to spread around the world and has been detected multiple times here in the U.S. There...
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A corporate Christmas party turned into the biggest Omicron 'super spreader event' outside South Africa, with up to 60 people infected

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A student at Holtet high school in Oslo receives the first dose of Pfizer vaccine against covid-19 in the school's auditorium on September 7, 2021. Heiko Junge/Getty Images In...
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Meet a single mom and adjunct professor with $430,000 in student debt: 'I'm in a hole that I'm never going to get out of'

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Shutterstock.com Maria, 48, has $430,000 in student debt from advanced degrees she regrets pursuing. She had a goal to become a full-time university professor and believed a...
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The Variant Hunters: Inside South Africa's Effort to Stanch Dangerous Mutations

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Scientists in a cutting-edge laboratory do part of the work. Local health workers on foot do the rest.
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China's communists bash US democracy before Biden summit

12 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

BEIJING - China's Communist Party took American democracy to task on Saturday, sharply criticizing a global democracy summit being hosted by President Joe Biden next week and...
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How to post on Pinterest from a computer or mobile device

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

You can post a Pinterest pin on desktop or mobile. SOPA Images/Contributor/Getty Images You can post on Pinterest using either the Pinterest website or the mobile app on your...
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Immune system-stimulating nanoparticle could lead to more powerful vaccines

17 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers designed a new nanoparticle adjuvant that may be more potent than others now in use. Studies in mice showed it significantly improved antibody production following...
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Santa walks The Ledge with new puppies to promote pet adoption

Santa walks The Ledge with new puppies to promote pet adoption

19 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Santa left his reindeer to hang out with some pint-sized fur-babies at Skydeck Chicago this week. Old St. Nick stepped out on The Ledge atop the iconic Willis Tower...
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Michael Montano and Dantley Davis to Leave Twitter in Shake-Up

22 hours ago   |   NY Times

Twitter's head of engineering, Michael Montano, and its head of design and research, Dantley Davis, will leave the company by the end of the year.
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Plumber at Joel Osteen's church finds stash of cash, checks in wall; police...

Plumber at Joel Osteen's church finds stash of cash, checks in wall; police say it may be linked to 2014 theft

A plumber in Houston claims to have found about 500 envelopes full of cash and checks inside a wall at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church. Investigators believe the find may have... Read more ...

Minnetonka's Kiani Lockett Is Taking Nothing For Granted

MINNETONKA, Minn. - Kiani Lockett is one of the best basketball players in the state. The senior bound for Creighton next year is soaking up her last season for... Read more ...

Luka Doncic Ruled out for Mavericks' Game vs. Grizzlies with Ankle Injury

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic will miss at least one game with an ankle injury. The Mavs public relations staff Read more ...

Bruins notebook: Taylor Hall comfortable on top line

For the previous two games going into Saturday's tilt against the Tampa Bay Lightning, there has been a noticeable jump in Taylor Hall's step as he's utilized his speed up and... Read more ...

Bitcoin prices plummet overnight

Bitcoin prices plummet overnight

The cryptocurrency had dropped more than 13% in the previous 24 hours. Read more ...

Bitcoin prices plummet overnight

Bitcoin prices plummet overnight

The cryptocurrency had dropped more than 13% in the previous 24 hours. Read more ...

Bitcoin prices plummet overnight

Bitcoin prices plummet overnight

The cryptocurrency had dropped more than 13% in the previous 24 hours. Read more ...

Josh Hill feels snubbed as Bellator bantamweight grand prix alternate: 'I...

Josh Hill feels snubbed as Bellator bantamweight grand prix alternate: 'I want in that sh*t'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Just prior to Josh Hill 's fight Friday night, Bellator announced its tournament field for a bantamweight grand prix that will commence early next year... Read more ...

Origi's late goal gives Liverpool 1-0 win over Wolves in EPL

Origi's late goal gives Liverpool 1-0 win over Wolves in EPL

WOLVERHAMPTON, England - Divock Origi's last-gasp goal gave Liverpool a 1-0 win at Wolverhampton on Saturday that provisionally lifted it to the top of the English Premier League. Read more ...

Bitcoin prices plummet overnight

Bitcoin prices plummet overnight

The cryptocurrency had dropped more than 13% in the previous 24 hours. Read more ...