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‘Buffalo’ Blue Jays will go on the road for opening homestand

The Blue Jays announced on Sunday that they will play their opening homestand against the Nationals and Phillies on the road in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, respectively. Their home opener

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A new way to target cancers using ‘synthetic lethality’

With advances in genome sequencing, cancer treatments have increasingly sought to leverage the idea of “synthetic lethality,” exploiting cancer-specific genetic defects to identify targets that are uniquely essential to the

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CME profits fall as low rate environment hits hedging demand

CME Group (CME.O), the world’s biggest futures exchange operator, on Wednesday said its quarterly profit fell as steps taken by the U.S. government to ease the economic impact of the

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Xbox Games Showcase: all the news from Microsoft’s July 2020 event

Microsoft is set to give us our best look yet at upcoming Xbox Series X games during the Xbox Games Showcase on July 23rd. Microsoft promises the show will be

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Senate Passes Bill To Protect Sea Turtles, Whales, Dolphins And More From Drift Gillnets

The US Senate has passed the Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act, a bill introduced in March of 2019 to phase out giant nets used for swordfishing that trap marine

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Mike Trout homers on 3-0 count for the first time

Angels outfield Mike Trout put his team on the board with a three-run home run in the third inning Sunday afternoon against the Athletics. He worked the count 3-0 against

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Remote, real-time monitoring of post-operative lung transplant patients significantly decreases hospital stays

For many with end-stage lung disease, lung transplantation has become a viable option to extend lives and improve the quality of life. However, once lung transplant recipients leave the hospital,

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ByteDance investors value TikTok at $50 billion in takeover bid

Some investors of TikTok’s parent company ByteDance seeking to take over the popular social media app are valuing it at about $50 billion, significantly more than peers such as Snap

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Tesla sues Rivian over ‘disturbing pattern’ of alleged trade secret theft

Tesla says it has discovered a “disturbing pattern” of former employees who took confidential information and trade secrets on their way to new jobs at EV startup Rivian, according to

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Lowe’s Employees Surprise Hardworking 13-Year-Old With New Lawnmower

A Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Tennessee surprised a hardworking 13-year-old with a brand new lawnmower after his mower broke down. Gabriel, 13, mows as many yards as he can

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