Tony Jefferson visiting 49ers

Tony Jefferson is preparing for a return to action in 2021. The former Ravens safety will make his first visit with the 49ers in “two to three weeks,” veteran NFL reporter Josina Anderson reports. Jefferson, 29, did not play in the NFL last season. The Ravens released Jefferson in February 2020 after signing Chuck Clark […]


The majority of workers return to their jobs after being hospitalized for injuries

Close to 60% of working adults who were hospitalized as a result of an injury had returned to their jobs after being discharged, according to a recent study in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. However, more than half of the patients in the study’s sample were in medical debt, and close to […]


Oil jumps 4% on fears Suez Canal blockage may last weeks

Oil prices rose more than 4% on Friday on worries global supplies of crude and refined products could be disrupted for weeks as workers try to dislodge a giant container ship blocking the Suez Canal. It was a rebound from a sharp decline the previous session on concerns that fresh coronavirus lockdowns in Europe would […]


Hyundai’s Ioniq 5 electric crossover will be Motional’s robotaxi

Motional has selected the Hyundai Ioniq 5 for its forthcoming autonomous ride-hailing service. Motional, which is a joint venture between Aptiv and Hyundai, said the Ioniq 5 was chosen because it represents a “convergence of mobility’s two most transformative technologies — electrification and autonomy.” Motional hasn’t said how many vehicles it would acquire, nor where […]


Man accused of kidnapping, assaulting and shooting boy arrested in Miami

A man arrested by police early Tuesday is accused of abducting, sexually assaulting and shooting a 12-year-old boy who had snuck out of his home to walk to a friend’s house in South Florida. Police said they arrested Aliex Santiesteban, 43, early Tuesday. He’s charged with sexual battery with a deadly weapon/serious injury, kidnapping a […]


Marshon Lattimore’s lawyer calls arrest “a misunderstanding”

Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore was arrested on Thursday in Cleveland, but his attorney says there’s an innocent explanation. “Mr. Lattimore, a proud Cleveland native with no prior criminal record or history, is fully cooperating with law enforcement’s investigation of this matter,” attorney Marcus Sidoti said in a statement. “He was a passenger in a vehicle […]


Nanozymes that can block HIV reactivation

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed artificial enzymes that can successfully block reactivation and replication of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the host’s immune cells. Made from vanadium pentoxide nanosheets, these “nanozymes” work by mimicking a natural enzyme called glutathione peroxidase that helps reduce oxidative stress levels in the host’s […]


Sensex Tanks Over 400 Pts in Early Trade; Nifty Drops Below 14,800

Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled over 400 points in early trade on Monday, dragged by losses in index majors HDFC twins, ICICI Bank and Reliance Industries despite a positive trend in global markets. The 30-share BSE index was trading 434.90 points or 0.87 per cent lower at 49,594.93, and the broader NSE Nifty dropped 109.35 points […]


Xiaomi announces the Mi Mix Fold, its first folding phone

Xiaomi has resurrected its Mi Mix series with the Mi Mix Fold, the company’s first commercial folding phone. Unlike previous outlandish Mix devices and concepts from the company, the Mi Mix Fold is a pretty conventional folding phone that uses a big-screen-on-the-inside / small-screen-on-the-outside design similar to Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold series and Huawei’s new […]