Sport

In trouble from top to bottom: chaotic Arsenal are failing in all areas

Eleven hours and very possibly a sleepless night after the worst moment of his managerial career, Mikel Arteta was asked to rake back over the debris. Arsenal have been condemned to a year in the shadows and he was left to discuss why things have gone so badly wrong after, in his words, “investing every […]

Lifestyle

Inhibition of proteins activated by nitric oxide reverses aortic aneurysm in Marfan syndrome

Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa (CBM-CSIC-UAM) have discovered that the nitric oxide (NO) pathway is overactivated in the aortas of mice and patients with Marfan Syndrome and that the activity of this pathway causes the aortic aneurysms that characterize this disease. The results of the study, […]

Business

Lazard first-quarter profit misses estimate as expenses weigh

Investment bank Lazard Ltd said on Friday its first-quarter profit narrowly missed Street estimates, as higher spending and a weaker-than-expected performance in its corporate business offset strength from record dealmaking activity. The bank reported an adjusted net income of $101 million, or 87 cents per share, missing Street estimates of 89 cents per share, according […]

Technology

Tim Sweeney emailed Tim Cook personally to call for open app sales after WWDC in 2015

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney was asking Apple to open its phones to other app stores as early as 2015, according to new emails made public as part of the companies’ antitrust trial. Under the subject line “iOS as an open platform,” Sweeney emailed Apple CEO Tim Cook directly to make the case for allowing […]

News

Woman shares how to relieve babies of painful constipation in seconds

Constipation in babies is quite common, but it can still be a cause for concern for parents. It can be caused by a number of factors, such as a change in diet, dehydration and lack of fibre. When it comes to treating it, there are a number of things you can do according to Medical […]

Sport

Not cricket? Scientists suggest bamboo bats are a match for willow

Cricket has been bowled a googly by scientists who have suggested the traditional willow used to make bats could be replaced by bamboo to increase their sustainability and boost the sport’s reach. “Willow has been the principal material for cricket bats for centuries,” said Dr Darshil Shah at the University of Cambridge, who co-authored the […]

Lifestyle

For the brain, timing is everything

For decades the dominant approach to understanding the brain has been to measure how many times individual neurons activate during particular behaviors. In contrast to this “rate code,” a more recent hypothesis proposes that neurons signal information by changing the precise timing when they activate. One such timing code, called phase precession, is commonly observed […]

Business

Credit Suisse crisis worst yet for banking veteran Horta-Osorio

Credit Suisse’s new chairman Antonio Horta-Osorio said he sees the scale of problems facing Switzerland’s second-largest bank as representing his biggest challenge yet. Horta-Osorio, who was approved by Credit Suisse shareholders as chairman on Friday, said he intends to look at the bank’s risk management and culture in the wake of two major crises, as […]

Technology

Tinder will now quiz you on your vibes

Tinder wants to give you more info on what you and a match have in common, so it’s launching a new quiz feature to help out. The quizzes, called Vibes, will pop up once a week and ask an assortment of goofy questions, from “_ is not picnic food” to “Are you always 20 minutes […]

News

Mum left “gutted” after discovering daughter has the same name as TV character

A desperate mum has asked for advice from other parents after admitting she wants to change her daughter’s name. The mother said she was “gutted” to learn that her daughter shares the same name as Maeve Sexton, a character on the hit TV show Sex Education Explaining what happened, she says she didn’t realise they […]