A new drug target for liver cancer

National University of Singapore researchers have discovered that the MOAP-1 protein plays a role in reducing liver cancer risk by suppressing the hyper-active cancer-promoting Nrf2 cellular signaling pathway. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the primary form of liver cancer, is the fourth leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Although many risk factors and genetic aberrations have been […]

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Mazda expects chip shortage to affect about 7,000 vehicles in February

Japanese automaker Mazda Motor Corp said on Thursday it expects a chip shortage to affect its vehicle production from this month. Mazda will revise its production plans based on the current assumption the shortage will affect around 7,000 vehicles globally in February, chief executive Akira Marumoto said on a post-earnings call. The semiconductor shortage, which […]

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Minecraft Dungeons’ Flames of the Nether DLC out at the end of February

Alongside “most ambitious free update” yet. Minecraft Dungeons, developer Mojang’s enjoyable co-operative dungeon-crawler spin-off, will receive its fourth paid DLC – titled Flames of the Nether – later this month on 24th February. Specifics are still a little thin on the ground, but Mojang says Flames of the Nether, which leads players on a journey […]

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Imaging of a living brain can help clearly differentiate between two types of dementia

American actor Robin Williams had a neurodegenerative brain disease called dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)—a distressing disease with symptoms in common with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD). But unlike these two conditions, DLB also entails prominent mood and cognitive swings, sleep disorders, and vivid, sometimes terrifying, visual hallucinations. It is now thought that […]

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Call of Duty: Warzone players are abusing a new invisibility glitch to win

Following the discovery – and subsequent abuse – of an invisibility glitch in Call of Duty: Warzone’s newly introduced Armored Royale mode, developer Raven Software has announced it’ll be removing the mode from rotation while it investigates the issue. There’s no indication yet of when Armored Royale might return, but it’s probably worth keeping an […]

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Anonymous $2 Million Donation Pays Colorado Symphony Salaries Through Summer 2021

The Colorado Symphony will be able to pay its employees’ salaries and health insurance through summer 2021 thanks to a $2 million anonymous donation. Colorado Symphony’s usual packed schedule of shows and live movie scores has been furloughed most of the past year, along with every other performing arts organization, but leaders plan to present […]

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