CICERO software enables detection of cancer-causing gene fusions

After years of development, engineering and enhancement, researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have made publicly available a software system that enables better detection of gene fusions. The system, called CICERO, offers additional insights into cancers, as well as new targets for drug treatments. The latest version of CICERO was published in Genome Biology. […]


Stocks rebound on Fed debt program, oil recovers

A gauge of global equities rebounded on Monday after the Federal Reserve widened its program of buying corporate debt, while crude oil rose on signs fuel demand is recovering and as investors grapple with how to assess the economic reopening. Stocks jumped after the Fed said its secondary market corporate credit facility would now include […]


Twitter is experimenting with Android users to promote informed discussion

A determined user may very well ignore the prompts and share information en masse but if Twitter can convince at least some uninformed people to pause and reflect on what they are about to post, perhaps it could do some good.Twitter is doing more to help promote informed discussion on its platform and it starts […]


Mum renovating home finds ‘clever’ DIY tip from previous owner under old wallpaper

A woman renovating her home was caught by surprise after finding a hidden note. The Australian mum was in the midst of peeling off the old wallpaper in her house when she uncovered a handy message from the previous owner. Written in pen, was a DIY hack which was signed off by someone called “Jon” […]


Dan Quinn will support players if they kneel in protest

Falcons coach Dan Quinn has already taken to the streets to make his feelings known this offseason. So if any of his players want to protest racial inequality or police brutality this season — including by kneeling during the national anthem — Quinn is all in. “If and when the players choose to protest, in […]


America’s gyms are reopening and your workout will change

Gyms are finally reopening across the United States, but your workout will not be the same. Some chains are offering individual workouts while group classes are still on hold, post-workout showers will be done at home, the 6-foot rule is in place for gym patrons, and sanitizing your hands and equipment frequently is a must. […]


JPMorgan to bring back more traders to office next week

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) plans to start returning more traders and sales staff to its Manhattan headquarters starting next week with volunteers, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.Roughly 20% of the bank’s sales and trading staff have worked at its New York office throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Starting on June 22, […]


Modern Warfare Season 4 update glitch nearly doubles the download size on Xbox

Activision delayed CoD: MW’s Season 4 by nearly a week due to ongoing protests in the US. With the content drop going live today, many players are likely preparing their PCs and consoles to brace for impact as they clear up some more disk space to download GBs of data, something which they have been […]


Mum shares £3.99 teething gel – and parents are calling it a ‘lifesaver’

As a parent it can be incredibly challenging and upsetting to see your little ones in pain while teething. From teething toys that you pop in the fridge to gently rubbing their gums, if might feel as if you’ve tried everything – but we have another suggestion that some parents are calling ‘a lifesaver.’ The […]


Best Spanish restaurants and tapas

From paella to tapas, these Spanish and Catalan eateries do it right. By Mia Chenyze You don’t have to go far (or to Spain) if you want some excellent tapas, paella, Jamon croquetas, grilled octopus and gazpacho. #firstworldproblems is when you’re inundated with too many choices for Spanish dining thanks to the recent influx of […]