Day: November 14, 2021


Alun Wyn Jones to miss rest of Wales’ autumn Tests with shoulder injury

Alun Wyn Jones has been ruled out for the rest of Wales’ autumn Tests after it was confirmed he requires surgery on the shoulder injury sustained in the defeat against the All Blacks on Saturday. Jones, who was winning his 149th cap for Wales, a world record for a national team, went down clutching his […]

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Bioengineers find new way heart valves grow—and go wrong

Imperial bioengineers have discovered a new mechanism driving the growth of heart valves in zebrafish embryos. The findings, from a paper from National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) in France, University of Strasbourg, and Imperial College London, shed light on how heart valves grow and find their shapes in embryos. They could also […]

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Apple’s software boss warns against draft EU policy on App Store

Apple (AAPL.O) software boss Craig Federighi took the stage at the Web Summit in Lisbon to voice the iPhone maker’s objections to EU draft guidelines that could allow customers to install software from outside its App Store. Apple contends that such a move would make phones the target of malware or hijacking by cybercriminals and […]

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Instagram’s link stickers are rolling out to everyone

Instagram’s link stickers, which let you include hyperlinks in Stories in the form of stickers, will now be available to everyone on the platform, the Facebook-owned social media network has announced. Instagram started testing link stickers in June, but until now the feature has been limited to verified accounts or accounts with a large number […]

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‘No Link Between Exercise and Developing Arthritis in the Knee’

There is no link between exercise and developing arthritis in the knee, according to new research from the University of Oxford. In the UK approximately one in 10 adults have symptomatic clinically-diagnosed osteoarthritis, the knee being the most common. A meta-analysis of six global studies of more than 5,000 participants—with and without knee osteoarthritis—were followed […]

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