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Man Takes Dying Dog For One Last Walk Up Mountain In Wheelbarrow

Monty the labradoodle passed away last Monday morning after an 18-month battle with leukaemia. Before he died, his owner Carlos Fresco took him on one last journey together to the top of Pen y Fan, the highest peak in south Wales. “He loved hill walks and we improvised and took him on trips around your […]

Sport

Nick Kyrgios forced to pull out of Wimbledon with abdominal injury

The performances of Nick Kyrgios – on and off the court – have been one of the most enjoyable aspects of the first week here, the Australian thrilling the crowds with his swashbuckling style. Unfortunately, though, they will have to wait until next year to see more after the 26-year-old was forced to quit two […]

Lifestyle

Could genetics hold the key to preventing SIDS?

A state-of-the-art genetic biobank could hold the key to preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), potentially saving the lives of hundreds of babies who die from the devastating condition each year. Developed by the University of South Australia, the biobank comprises DNA from 25 babies who have died from SIDS in South Australia. It’s the […]

Business

Japan’s retail sales rise for 3rd month, but overall trend still soft

Retail sales jumped 8.2% in May from a year earlier, the third straight month of growth, government data showed on Tuesday, a larger rise than the median market forecast for a 7.9% gain. Despite the better-than-expected rise in retail sales, the jump was not strong enough to mark a definite shift towards a brighter outlook […]

Technology

Twitter has lost legal immunity for users’ posts in India, government argues

Twitter is now legally liable for content posted by its users in India after failing to comply with the country’s new IT rules, the government said in a legal filing. As reported by both Reuters and TechCrunch, India’s IT ministry argues in a filing with New Delhi’s High Court that the social media firm has […]

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This Doctor Has Been Showing Up After Weddings To Bring Back Flowers To Patients

A medical student at VCU School of Medicine founded The Simple Sunflower, a service that delivers flowers – regifted from weddings – to patients at VCU Medical Center. Eleanor Love found a way to make wedding bouquets special twice — not just for the couple’s family and friends on the wedding day, but for patients […]

Sport

Nerveless Mithali Raj steers India to last-gasp victory over England

India pulled off a memorable last-over victory against England in the third ODI at Worcester yesterday, chasing down 220 with three balls to spare to bring up their first win of the multi-format series. Captain Mithali Raj finished unbeaten on 75 not out from 86 balls, along the way becoming the leading run-scorer of all-time […]

Lifestyle

Breakthrough in tissue engineering as ‘shape memory’ supports tissue growth

Research published today has demonstrated the viability of 3D-printed tissue scaffolds that harmlessly degrade while promoting tissue regeneration following implantation. The scaffolds showed highly promising tissue-healing performance, including the ability to support cell migration, the ‘ingrowth’ of tissues, and revascularisation (blood vessel growth). Professor Andrew Dove, from the University of Birmingham’s School of Chemistry, led […]

Business

Enbridge raises funds from sustainability bonds in climate-goal push

Enbridge Inc (ENB.TO) said on Monday it has closed its inaugural sustainability-linked bond (SLB), the first company in the midstream sector to raise sustainable bonds in North America, as it moves a step closer to its environment goals. Enbridge said in a statement that as part of a larger $1.5 billion financing, it issued a […]

Technology

Nothing’s debut earbuds will cost $99 and feature noise cancellation

Nothing’s debut earbuds, the Nothing Ear (1), will cost $99 / €99 / £99 and will feature active noise cancellation (ANC), the company’s founder Carl Pei has told TechCrunch. Each earbud will be equipped with three mics to enable ANC, the company says, and will be released initially in the UK, India, Europe, and North […]