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Lions rookie Jameson Williams to wear No. 9 jersey, after getting Matthew Stafford’s blessing

Lions rookie receiver Jameson Williams will be the first player to wear No. 9 in Detroit since Matthew Stafford was traded to the Rams. Williams, a first-round draft pick who hasn’t been practicing because of an injury and therefore hasn’t needed to pick a jersey number, revealed on Instagram that he will wear No. 9. […]

Lifestyle

A step closer to a low toxicity treatment for childhood leukemia

Newly published research carried out using synthetic human bone marrow cells is paving the way for the development of safer and kinder treatments for children with leukemia. Leukemia is the most common cancer in children under 15, with over 650 children and young adults in the U.K. affected each year. Research progress over the last […]

Business

Nikkei ends above 29,000 for first time in seven months on Wall Street rally

Japan’s Nikkei ended above the key psychological level of 29,000 on Wednesday for the first time in more than seven months, after an overnight Wall Street rally in major indexes following robust earnings by U.S. retailers. The Nikkei share average (.N225) rose 1.23% to 29,222.77, its highest closing level since Jan. 5. The broader Topix […]

News

One wolf still missing after ‘suspicious’ escape from Canadian zoo

A British Columbia zoo said multiple wolves escaped from their enclosure in an incident officials believe to be “suspicious.” The British Columbia Environment Ministry said the Conservation Officer Service joined in the search for the Greater Vancouver Zoo’s missing wolves on Tuesday and all but one of the animals were safely recaptured. The zoo said […]

Sport

Mark Davis thinks new ownership won’t make Broncos harder to beat

There’s a largely unspoken secret among those who own successful NFL teams. They like it when owners who don’t really know what they’re doing join the club. That’s likely not the case in Denver. Although former Wal-Mart CEO Rob Walton doesn’t yet know how to properly pronounce the name of the sport’s Commissioner, Walton and […]

Lifestyle

Vitamin D Supplements Alleviate Depressive Symptoms In Adults

According to a meta-analysis conducted by an international team of researchers suggests that vitamin D supplementation may alleviate depressive symptoms in adults with depression. Depressive symptoms cause a significant disease burden worldwide. The therapeutic efficacy of current antidepressants is often insufficient, which is why further ways to alleviate the symptoms of depression have been sought, […]

Business

Carlsberg says beer sales robust despite rising living costs

Danish brewer Carlsberg (CARLb.CO) said on Wednesday it had not seen rising living costs impacting beer sales, but that higher raw material prices would pressure earnings in the second half of the year. The world’s third-biggest brewer said sales in the second quarter were boosted by the reopening of bars and restaurants in most markets. […]

Technology

This game was made entirely from AI-generated images

New AI-based image generators like Dall-E have produced shockingly accurate and complex art based on fairly simple text commands. Some think they could change art production workflows forever. A new experiment demonstrates how AI image generation could work for game development. An independent developer has released a short 2D shooting game they made using only […]

News

Black Cat Appreciation Day seeks to bring good luck to black cats

Black Cat Appreciation Day, celebrated annually on Aug. 17, was started in 2011 by a New York man who wanted to memorialize his sister and dispel myths about black cats. Wayne H. Morris founded the holiday in 2011 as a tribute to his sister and her 20-year-old cat, Sinbad, who both died that year. Morris […]

Sport

Robert Hainsey exited practice early with cramps

It sounds like the Buccaneers avoided a serious issue at center. With starter Ryan Jensen already out for at least a couple of months with a knee injury, backup Robert Hainsey was carted off the field toward the end of Wednesday’s joint practice with the Dolphins. But according to multiple reports, Hainsey was just dealing […]