Scientists identify the essential role of a gene in placental development

Scientists working with an experimental mouse model at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) have identified the essential role of the gene GPR126 in the development of the placenta during pregnancy. The results, published in Science Advances, show that GPR126 (adhesion G protein-coupled receptor 126) is essential for the development of a specific placental […]


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North American companies rush to add robots as demand surges

Companies in North America added a record number of robots in the first nine months of this year as they rushed to speed up assembly lines and struggled to add human workers. Factories and other industrial users ordered 29,000 robots, 37% more than during the same period last year, valued at $1.48 billion, according to […]


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Apple will accept app updates during the holidays in a break from tradition

Apple will continue to accept App Store app submissions through the holidays, marking a shift from the company’s approach in the past. Typically, Apple doesn’t let developers make submissions through the App Store Connect portal for a few days around Christmas, meaning that they would have to rush to release apps or updates ahead of […]


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Three minutes of golden retriever madness that will make your day

Goofy and gorgeous – golden retrievers make for wonderful companions, family pets and frankly, some highly entertaining internet content. Goldies are quite possibly TikTok’s favourite breed, with videos of the lovable dogs amassing more than 15.2 billion views on the video sharing app. From wallowing in mud baths to being typical greedy goldens, scoffing their […]


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Depleted Australia ‘not getting caught up in history’ against England

There is something a little different about the Wallabies squad who have bowled into London for this week. It’s not the names on the team sheet. The spine of the team – James Slipper, Michael Hooper, Nic White, James O’Connor, Kurtley Beale – is all familiar, and even the only uncapped player in the squad, […]


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Boeing may win order for up to 80 737 Max jets from India’s Akasa

Boeing Co (BA.N) may win an order as early as this weekend for about 70 to 80 737 MAX jets from Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s startup Akasa Air, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. A deal could be announced during the Dubai Airshow, which begins on Nov. 14, the report […]


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Google’s parent company briefly hits $2 trillion valuation

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, briefly hit a market cap of $2 trillion. The tech behemoth’s market cap is currently at a comfortable $1.98 trillion, but crept over the $2 trillion mark midday Monday, later closing out at $2,987.03 per share. Alphabet’s market cap has just about doubled from $1 trillion since January 2020. In the […]


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Cam Newton returns home to Carolina Panthers after Sam Darnold injury

The Carolina Panthers have agreed to a one-year contract to bring back quarterback Cam Newton to the franchise that drafted him No 1 overall in 2011. Carolina were light on quarterbacks after starter Sam Darnold suffered a fracture of his shoulder blade in last week’s 24-6 loss to the New England Patriots. Panthers coach Matt […]


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Italy’s Atlantia ups guidance as motorway traffic drives profit

Italian infrastructure group Atlantia (ATL.MI) on Thursday raised its 2021 guidance after reporting a 27% increase in core profit for the first nine months when excluding its domestic motorway business which it has agreed to sell. Funds from operations (FFO) are expected to reach 2.4 billion euros in 2021, compared with a previous expectation of […]


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Robinhood says a hacker who tried to extort the company got access to data for 7 million customers

Trading platform Robinhood said Monday that personal information for more than 7 million customers was accessed during a data breach on November 3rd. The company said in a news release that it does not appear that Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, or debit card numbers were exposed, and no customers have had “financial loss” […]


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