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Kansas police praise dog for getting help for owner during emergency

Police in Kansas are hailing a dog as a hero after the canine ran to get help for his owner during a medical emergency. The Kansas City Police Department said in a Facebook post that a resident was walking his dog Sunday evening when he began to experience a medical emergency. “The dog quickly ran […]

Sport

Norwich seal Premier League return after Brentford and Swansea are held

Norwich City’s top-flight return was guaranteed before they lost 3-1 to Bournemouth after Brentford and Swansea both failed to win. Norwich took an early lead through Emi Buendía, but a 17th-minute red card for Dimitris Giannoulis left them exposed. Bournemouth took the points with goals from Sam Surridge, Arnaut Danjuma and Lloyd Kelly. Earlier on […]

Lifestyle

The auditory system tracks moving sounds

The brain’s auditory system tracks the speed and location of moving sounds in the same way the visual system tracks moving objects. The study recently published in eNeuro lays the groundwork for more detailed research on how humans hear in dynamic environments. People who use hearing aids have trouble discriminating sounds in busy environments. Understanding […]

Business

Exports Jump 60% in March; Falls Over 7% to $290 Billion in FY21

The country’s exports jumped by 60.29 per cent to $ 34.45 billion in March even as the outbound shipments contracted by 7.26 per cent during the full 2020-21 fiscal to $ 290.63 billion. Imports too grew by 53.74 per cent to $ 48.38 billion in March, but dipped by 18 per cent to $ 389.18 […]

Technology

TCL aims to build a better budget phone with the 20 Pro 5G

TCL has announced the rest of its 20-series lineup, with the 20 Pro 5G leading the way. Along with the 20L and 20L Plus, the phone joins the two devices announced earlier this year at CES, the TCL 20 5G and 20 SE, all of which prominently feature the company’s display technology. TCL says the […]

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Suspected space debris fished out of bay in Oregon

Authorities in Oregon said they are examining a piece of suspected space debris from a SpaceX vehicle that was found by a fisherman in the Alsea Bay. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said the fisherman removed the object from the Alsea Bay, near Waldport, and transported it to a location near a local business before […]

Sport

Kyle Chalmers and Ariarne Titmus win at Australian swimming championships

The king and queen of Australian swimming have both delivered confidence-building performances on the first day of finals at the national championships on the Gold Coast. Ariarne Titmus made the most of fastest qualifier Emma McKeon’s withdrawal to claim the women’s 200m freestyle title on Thursday at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Olympic 100m champion […]

Lifestyle

Sorting folklore from fact on the health benefits of garlic

Garlic is a food of legends, supposedly capable of providing protection against everything from common colds to heart disease—not to mention vampires and werewolves. But does it really ward off as many health ills as its reputation suggests? “That might be a stretch,” said Kristina Petersen, an assistant professor in the department of nutritional sciences […]

Business

Microsoft in talks to buy AI firm Nuance Communications for about $16 billion

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is in advanced talks to buy artificial intelligence and speech technology company Nuance Communications Inc (NUAN.O) at about $16 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter. The price being discussed could value Nuance at about $56 a share, the source said, adding that an agreement could be announced as soon […]

Technology

Ford’s hands-free BlueCruise driving feature coming soon to the F-150 and Mustang Mach-E

Ford has a name for its “hands-free” advanced driver assist system (ADAS): BlueCruise. The company said it would begin pushing the feature via an over-the-air software update to select 2021 Ford F-150 and 2021 Mustang Mach-E owners later this year. According to Ford, BlueCruise will allow hands-free driving on “prequalified sections of divided highways called […]