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Barty beats injured Andreescu to claim Miami Open title for second time

The world No 1 Ashleigh Barty defended her Miami Open title in less than ideal circumstances after Bianca Andreescu was forced to retire from their final following an ankle sprain in the second set as Barty led 6-3, 4-0. Barty had opened the match with a faultless display of attacking tennis for an hour, dominating […]

Lifestyle

New maps link thousands of genetic variants to disease genes

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified thousands of genetic variants that are associated with a wide range of diseases. But these studies often fall short of establishing what a genetic variant does to bring about a particular trait or disease. “The challenge has been that many of these variants are difficult to interpret,” said Jesse […]

Business

Chile’s Codelco clinches deal with workers at Radomiro Tomic mine, strike fears defused

Chilean state copper giant Codelco clinched a deal with workers at its Radomiro Tomic mine after they accepted a new contract offer on Wednesday, defusing worries about a potential strike with global prices of the red metal at decade highs. The worker union said that the contract proposal was approved in a statement sent to […]

Technology

Dell’s new gaming monitors support variable refresh rate for consoles, not just PC

Dell has announced four gaming monitors, three of which are curved, that are releasing in the US between late May and late June. It unfortunately isn’t sharing prices for them yet, but the company says that all of them support AMD FreeSync Premium or Premium Pro, as well as variable refresh rate (VRR). VRR should […]

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Family’s heartbreak as boy, 2, with constipation found to have rare cancer

A two-year-old boy has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer after being constipated for around eight days. Kodie Robson could not eat and was struggling to sleep when his mum Rachel Fairless, 20, decided to take him to A&E at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead, Newcastle, in February. An X-ray found a […]

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Jota and Salah earn crucial Liverpool win at Arsenal to boost top-four hopes

Liverpool could feel the knock of opportunity. Chelsea’s shock home defeat to West Brom earlier in the day had blown the doors off their security in fourth place and how Liverpool made capital. Jürgen Klopp’s team have enjoyed themselves in London this season and the trend continued with a fifth win in six visits to […]

Lifestyle

Study shows why crossing obstacles is difficult for patients with Parkinson’s disease

A multidisciplinary research group affiliated with the Department of Physical Education’s Human Movement Laboratory (Movi-Lab) at São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Bauru, Brazil, measured step length synergy while crossing obstacles in patients with Parkinson’s disease and concluded that it was 53% lower than in healthy subjects of the same age and weight. Step length […]

Business

Archegos fallout wipes over $9 billion from market value of Credit Suisse, Nomura

Investors on Wednesday tallied the fallout from Archegos Capital’s dramatic meltdown, with Nomura and Credit Suisse shares losing a collective $9 billion while heightened scrutiny of the hedge fund industry loomed. The downfall of Archegos, a family office run by former Tiger Asia manager Bill Hwang, has rocked a handful of stocks that have been […]

Technology

Ring’s new floodlight camera borrows features from its best doorbell

Ring has announced a new floodlight with an integrated camera called the Floodlight Cam Wired Pro. As its name suggests, the Floodlight Cam Wired Pro borrows several features from the recently released Video Doorbell Pro 2, including 3D Motion Detection with radar and a top-down view of someone’s movements in front of the camera, which […]

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Murdered April Jones’ family pay moving tribute on what would have been 14th birthday

The family of April Jones have remembered the “cheeky” and “loving” five-year-old in a heartbreaking tribute on what would have been her 14th birthday. Now, in a tribute on Facebook, they say it’s been 3,107 days without her and that this Easter Sunday should have marked her 14th birthday. April was snatched as she played […]