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Stuart Hogg in line to start for British & Irish Lions in first South Africa Test

Warren Gatland is ready to go for broke on Wednesday when he names his first‑Test side to face South Africa, with the Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg among some fascinating potential

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Non-neuronal cells drive sex differences in early brain development

During development, brain cells may find different ways to connect with each other based on sex, according to researchers at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. The

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Brazil’s Petrobras price hikes show company’s independence

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro was not consulted or informed about state oil giant Petrobras’ (PETR4.SA) decision this week to raise fuel prices, which underscores the company’s independence, Chief Executive Joaquim

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TSMC’s revenues surge as it warns chip shortage will continue into next year

Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reiterated that it expects chip shortages to continue into next year, Bloomberg reports. The warning came as the company reported its latest

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Hyper-realistic baby dolls are helping grieving parents through tragic loss

Parents grieving the loss of a child, miscarriage or stillbirth is an all too common yet devastating part of life. It’s a pain that is incredibly difficult to stem but

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Chris Jordan hits winning runs as England clinch thrilling Pakistan series

England ended their white-ball summer with yet another series victory after clinching a final-over thriller in this T20 decider against Pakistan by three wickets. Eoin Morgan’s team are the favourites

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Abelacimab shown to be an effective blood clot treatment

A potentially game-changing treatment for people with, or at risk of, blood clots has been found effective by an international team of researchers led by McMaster University’s Jeffrey Weitz. Weitz’s

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Ever Given container ship leaves Suez Canal 106 days after getting stuck

The Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, resumed its journey and left the Suez Canal on Wednesday, 106 days after becoming wedged across a southern section of

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Lyft is bringing back shared rides starting on July 19th

Lyft will once again allow passengers to share their rides with strangers starting next week after suspending the service over a year ago in response to the pandemic, the company

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American woman has British pal in stitches with squash error as it’s ‘not a thing’ in US

Despite going from one English speaking country to another, Americans are not safe from suffering from some culture shocks when they travel to Britain. This was already proven once when

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