Gregor Townsend praises Matt Scott’s improvement after Scotland recall

Gregor Townsend has praised Matt Scott for fighting his way back into contention for Scotland as the Leicester centre prepares to win his first cap in four and a half years against South Africa at Murrayfield on Saturday. The 31-year-old has appeared 39 times for his country but his last start was in Townsend’s first […]


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Microbiome discovery may open new doors to development of treatments for gastrointestinal diseases

University of Calgary researchers probing the gut—”the inner tube of life”—have for the first time discovered specific factors in its workings that in the future may help improve treatment for patients facing gut damage or gastrointestinal disease. The findings from Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases researchers immediately improve the understanding of factors that help regulate […]


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Exxon in talks to build fourth oil production rig for Guyana

Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) is in discussions with Dutch contractor SBM Offshore NV (SBMO.AS) to build a fourth multibillion-dollar production unit to develop its Guyana oil discoveries, two people close to the negotiations said. The talks include the potential for some future platform assembly in Guyana, the people said. Guyana hopes to develop an oil industry […]


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Controversial Bitcoin tax provision passes Congress with infrastructure bill

On Friday, Congress passed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package, sending the legislation to President Joe Biden for his signature. But while the measure makes historic investments in roads and bridges, it also maintains a controversial new cryptocurrency tax reporting requirement that the Treasury Department could apply to miners. Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act requires […]


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Woman outraged she’s working ‘for free’ as boss secretly changes the clocks

A woman said that she’s been left out of pocket because her boss changes the clocks at work every day, so even though she’s at work and grafting she’s not getting paid for her time A woman was left outraged when she discovered her boss had been secretly changing the clocks at work – which […]


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