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Roman amphoras discovered in frozen seafood shop in Spain

Police conducting a routine inspection of a frozen seafood shop in eastern Spain have netted 13 Roman amphoras and an 18th-century metal anchor, all of which were apparently found by the owner’s son on fishing trips and used to decorate the premises. After stopping in at the shop in the coastal town of Santa Pola, […]

Sport

Vikings agree to terms with Ezra Cleveland, James Lynch

The Vikings had a long list of draft picks to sign before training camp and they are steadily making their way through the group. Wednesday has seen them agree to terms with four of their 15 picks. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports that second-round tackle Ezra Cleveland and fourth-round defensive tackle James Lynch […]

Lifestyle

Interaction dynamics between designer microrobots and the immune system

Mobile medical microrobots can now be engineered in the lab for broad ranging applications from personalized disease treatment to targeted drug delivery. During their structural design, bioengineers aim to minimize physical interactions with cells of the immune system by optimizing the morphology (shape) of the device and its surface chemistry. It is therefore important to […]

Business

CSX quarterly profit falls as pandemic stifles rail shipments

U.S. railroad operator CSX Corp (CSX.O) reported on Wednesday a drop in quarterly profit after cost controls failed to offset a 20% volume slump from the COVID-19 pandemic that now threatens to derail the fragile U.S. economic recovery. The Jacksonville, Florida-based company, considered one of the most efficient U.S. railroads, reported second-quarter net income of […]

Technology

Elon Musk says Neuralink tech will allow users to stream music directly into their brains

Have you even listened to music and thought: “These headphones are good, but I wish the tunes could be streamed directly into my brain?” Probably not, but if Elon Musk’s Neuralink tech works as planned, that futuristic and mildly terrifying scenario could become a reality.It’s been a while since we last heard about Neuralink, the […]

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Newly excavated tools suggest humans lived in North America at least 30,000 years ago

Tools excavated from a cave in central Mexico are strong evidence that humans were living in North America at least 30,000 years ago, some 15,000 years earlier than previously thought, scientists said on Wednesday. The artefacts, including 1,900 stone tools, showed human occupation of the high-altitude Chiquihuite cave over a 20,000-year period, they reported in […]