Google Doodle honours DNA researcher Har Gobind Khorana

In the 1950s, it was well-known that genetic information is transferred from DNA to Ribonucleic acid (RNA), to protein. The world-renowned scientist's illustrious career blossomed from humble roots. Khorana conducted research at universities in Eng... More..

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Exercise routine 'should be prescription for life to reverse heart risk'
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Exercise routine 'should be prescription for life to reverse heart risk'

In its most severe form, blood can back up into the lungs. This oxygen-rich blood is then pumped back out to the rest of the body through the left ventricle. It was also relatively small study and all the par...More..

Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers to play Breese Stevens Field
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers to play Breese Stevens Field

The tour kicks off on May 10 in Charlotte and ends Saturday, July 14 in Bethel, New York. The bands will make a stop at Pepsi Center on Tuesday, June 12th, Live Nation announced Monday. The Doobie Brothers ...More..

Libya Returnees: FG Vows To Prosecute Human Traffickers
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Libya Returnees: FG Vows To Prosecute Human Traffickers

While the Federal Government delegation was led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama , the Secretary of the Rivers State Government, Sir Kenneth Kobani led the delegation of the state govern...More..

A woman died after contracting a horrifying illness from raw oysters
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

A woman died after contracting a horrifying illness from raw oysters

Doctors diagnosed LeBlanc, whose condition worsened over the first 48 hours, with vibrio , a deadly flesh-eating bacteria, CBS News reported . "It we had known that the risk was so high, I think she would'v...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Microsoft issues emergency Windows update

Users are reporting that computers with older processors made by Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD ) on board will not start up after installing a package of fixes for Windows that includes mitigations for the Melt...More..

Price at the pump continues to rise
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Price at the pump continues to rise

Prices are about 11 cents more than at the same point previous year. Gas prices have ticked up two cents per gallon in Rhode Island. The lowest was in Tucson, Arizona, at $2.10 a gallon. With the holiday seas...More..

Ansari first man of Asian descent to win Globe for Best Actor
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Ansari first man of Asian descent to win Globe for Best Actor

Sterling K. Brown , Aziz Ansari and Oprah Winfrey made history Sunday during the Golden Globes by winning awards in their respective fields. Last night, SC native and Parks and Recreation alum Aziz An...More..

Red Cross issues urgent plea for blood donors
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Red Cross issues urgent plea for blood donors

Red Cross officials say ten blood drives in NY were canceled due to last week's winter storm, causing 235 donations to go uncollected. Last week in North Carolina, 23 blood drives were canceled between Wednes...More..

Americans warned not to eat romaine lettuce for now
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Americans warned not to eat romaine lettuce for now

However, the results of the aforementioned tests have prompted the CDC to investigate whether sufferers shared a common diet of leafy greens or romaine lettuce . Centers for Disease Control , which is investig...More..

Patrick McLoughlin resigns as Conservative chairman
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Patrick McLoughlin resigns as Conservative chairman

The reshuffle, which will continue into tomorrow, is being seen as an opportunity for May to promote more women, with female ministers only now making up six of the 23 full members of her top team. The appointm...More..

HP Recalls Laptop, Mobile Workstation Batteries Due to Fire, Burn Issues
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

HP Recalls Laptop, Mobile Workstation Batteries Due to Fire, Burn Issues

In each case, the batteries could have been sold as part of the notebooks, or as replacements. Consumers should immediately visit www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018 to see if their battery is included in the r...More..

Frigid weather causes South Florida iguanas to fall from trees
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Frigid weather causes South Florida iguanas to fall from trees

Although the iguanas may look dead, once the sun comes out and the temperature warms up, they can pop back to life. The National Weather Service in Miami said temperatures dipped below 5C early Thursday in pa...More..

Hamilton County Schools and others closed Monday
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Hamilton County Schools and others closed Monday

Horry County Schools will operate on a two hour delay on Monday, January 8. Faculty and staff should report at their normal times. Edgecombe County Schools will be closed for students and staff Monday. Tea...More..

San Diego US Attorney Backs Sessions' Pot Enforcement Policy
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

San Diego US Attorney Backs Sessions' Pot Enforcement Policy

The former senior Justice Department official behind the decision to harmonize federal prosecutions with state legalization efforts during the Obama told CNN in a phone interview Thursday that it's uncertain ho...More..

The cold is causing frozen iguanas to fall from trees in Florida
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

The cold is causing frozen iguanas to fall from trees in Florida

Lizards are falling from the sky and sea turtles are washing onto land as temperatures plunge in Florida, where snow fell in the capital Wednesday for the first time in almost three decades. Iguanas climb up ...More..

Why Stephen A. Smith Believes Isaiah Thomas Should 'Want' Celtics Tribute
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Why Stephen A. Smith Believes Isaiah Thomas Should 'Want' Celtics Tribute

The question is: When should he get one? The Celtics originally planned to play Thomas' tribute video when they faced off with his new team, the Cavaliers , but due to the fact Cleveland's new point guar...More..

Blizzard Warnings Issued Around Region Ahead of Storm
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Blizzard Warnings Issued Around Region Ahead of Storm

An intense storm packing strong winds and heavy snow is hitting the northeastern USA, dumping piles of snow on the region. Warren and Taunton saw the most snow at 16.9 inches. Any standing water that remains ...More..

Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics - 1/6/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics - 1/6/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

That was a warmly received and decisive output for the Celtics in a 91-84 win over the Timberwolves . There are many who see only his woeful career shooting numbers and dismiss him as a player capable of imp...More..

Jon Bernthal On 'The Punisher's Alt-Right Fans:
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Jon Bernthal On 'The Punisher's Alt-Right Fans: "F*** Them"

Jon Bernthal has a message for members of the alt-right using the Punisher logo as a symbol. The former Walking Dead actor graces the cover of Esquire's winter issue and confessed to being a bit hard t...More..