Nano packages for anti-cancer drug delivery

Cancer stem cells are resistant to chemotherapy and consequently tend to remain in the body even after a course of treatment has finished, where they can often trigger cancer recurrence or metastasis. A new study by researchers from the A*STAR Institut...

New rural struggles in platinum areas

The rise in platinum mining by major mining companies in formerly densely populated rural areas has ushered a new wave of rural struggles with rural communities fighting for self-determination and land control. These struggles are captured in a Working...

The first space walk happened 50 years ago, and nearly ended in disaster

It is 50 years since humans first encountered space – not Sputnik's first orbit, nor Yuri Gagarin's first spaceflight – but the first time a crew member stepped out from their spacecraft's relative protection and immersed themselves in the cold, hostile emptiness of the vacuum.

Windows 10 coming in 190 countries, 111 languages

Microsoft says its new Windows 10 operating system will be coming "this summer" in 190 countries and 111 languages.

Green and red auroras light up St. Patrick’s day dawn

A strong G3 geomagetic storm surged across the planet this morning producing a spectacular display of the northern lights. Some of you may who may have risen to see the new nova were no doubt as surprised as the NOAA space weather folks, whose overnigh...
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Steelers will require fans to wear masks — if spectators allowed

The Pittsburgh Steelers will require fans to wear masks at Heinz Field this season — if spectators ultimately are allowed at games. “Our goal is to still have fans at Heinz Field this year with the understanding that social distancing, as well as all fans being required to wear masks, will...

Mets reliever Brad Brach among those not yet at spring 2.0

Brad Brach’s absence in Mets camp was confirmed Wednesday. The veteran reliever has not worked out with the team since spring training 2.0 began on Friday, according to manager Luis Rojas, who said he would provide no further details. A day earlier, Rojas confirmed reliever Jared Hughes, who was signed last...

Nurse and mother of four killed trying to help car crash victim in Kentucky

A 36-year-old mother of four is dead after stopping to help a driver who was in a traffic accident in Boone County, Kentucky. Ana Kincart, who worked as a nurse at VA clinic in nearby Lawrenceburg, Indiana, was driving to work when she stopped to check on the driver of a...