Senate Judiciary Committee questions legality of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption

Senate Judiciary Committee questions legality of Major League Baseball's antitrust exemption

The Senate Judiciary Committee is questioning the legality of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, releasing a letter on Tuesday addressed to Advocates for Minor Leaguers asking about its effect on the lives of players. The letter is a bipartisan effort led by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Mike Lee … Read more

Wrestler, Female Referee Speak Out On McMahon Rape Allegation

Vince McMahon interviewing Rita Chatterton on the professional wrestling talk show, tuesday night titans.screenshot: WWE/Peacock/Kotaku Amid news of misconduct and hush money payouts at the WWE, Rita Chatterton, the first female referee for the then-World Wrestling Federation, revisited her rape accusation against WWE CEO and chairperson Vince McMahon in an interview with New YorkMagazine. McMahon … Read more

Study: Same ‘Jumping Genes’ are Active in Octopus and Human Brains

Petrosino et al. corroborate the hypothesis that LINE elements might be active and functionally important in the central nervous system of highly intelligent organisms such as octopuses. Image credit: Albert Kok / CC BY-SA 3.0.

‘Jumping genes,’ also known as transposons or transposable elements, widely contribute to the evolution of genomes allowing genomic innovations. These features have been associated with the evolution, functioning, and complexity of the nervous system. New research shows that the same jumping genes are active both in the human brain and in the brain of two … Read more

Solar Energy Is Key To Replacing Diesel And Advancing Sustainable Growth In Africa

Solar Energy Is Key To Replacing Diesel And Advancing Sustainable Growth In Africa

Mini-Grid Development in Nigeria Husk Power Insufficient development of centralised electricity grids has created a massive and heavily-subsidised diesel generator economy in Asia and Africa, where 3.5 billion people remain unserved or underserved in terms of reliable energy. According to Wood Mackenzie’s latest report, at least 17 African countries generate more electricity from distributed diesel … Read more

Frenkie de Jong: Manchester United close to agreeing transfer deal with Barcelona for Dutch midfielder | Soccer News

Frenkie de Jong: Manchester United close to agreeing transfer deal with Barcelona for Dutch midfielder |  Soccer News

Manchester United are close to agreeing a deal with Barcelona for midfielder Frenkie de Jong. Sky Sports News has been told the clubs have a “broad agreement” on the fee – believed to be €65m (£56m) plus performance-related add-ons. Discussions continue over the finer details of the deal and there is still work to do … Read more

Researchers Propose Paradigm Shift in Making Mxenes

Researchers Propose Paradigm Shift in Making Mxenes

By Surbhi JainJun 28 2022Reviewed by Susha Cheriyedath, M.Sc. In an article recently published in the journal Materials Chemistry and Physicsresearchers discussed a paradigm shift in the synthesis of MXene through microwave-assisted rapid MAX phase etching and delamination. Study: Microwave-assisted rapid MAX phase etching and delamination: A paradigm shift in MXene synthesis. Image Credit: Sergey … Read more