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Brett Favre’s Charity for Needy Kids Gave $60K to His Daughter’s High School for Volleyball Facility

Brett Favre’s Charity for Needy Kids Gave $60K to His Daughter’s High School for Volleyball Facility

Before Brett Favre allegedly siphoned $5 million in Mississippi welfare funds to build a new volleyball facility at Southern Miss—his alma mater and where his daughter played the sport—his nonprofit for “disadvantaged children” helped bankroll a new volleyball facility at her top-performing high school, The Daily Beast has learned. His charity also shelled out more …

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PlayStation Stars launches September 29 in Japan and Asia, October 5 in the Americas, and October 13 in Europe and Australia

PlayStation Stars launches September 29 in Japan and Asia, October 5 in the Americas, and October 13 in Europe and Australia

The PlayStation Stars rewards program will launch on September 29 in Asia, including Japan, followed by October 5 in North and South America, and October 13 in Europe and Australia, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced. The full PlayStation Stars experience will be accessible through PlayStation App on iOS and Android. Users can also join the program …

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Dow Jones Jumps 549 Points As Treasury Yields Tumble, But Now What? Eli Lilly Leads 7 Bullish Stocks

Dow Jones Jumps 549 Points As Treasury Yields Tumble, But Now What? Eli Lilly Leads 7 Bullish Stocks

Dow Jones futures fell slightly overnight, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, while Treasury yields moved higher. The major indexes rebounded strongly Wednesday while Treasury yields tumbled from 12-year highs as the Bank of England resumed bond buying. X Biogen (BIIB) and Japanese partner Eisai reported their Alzheimer’s drug reduced cognitive decline in …

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Unvaccinated individuals 14 times more likely to get monkeypox than vaccinated, new US data shows

Unvaccinated individuals 14 times more likely to get monkeypox than vaccinated, new US data shows

CNN  —  Eligible individuals who did not receive the monkeypox vaccine were around 14 times likelier to become infected with the virus than those who were vaccinated, according to federal government data posted by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That figure reflects the first wave of authoritative data collected by the Biden …

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Multicenter, Randomized Trial of a Bionic Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes

Multicenter, Randomized Trial of a Bionic Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes

The authors’ full names and academic degrees are as follows: Steven J. Russell, M.D., Ph.D., Roy W. Beck, M.D., Ph.D., Edward R. Damiano, Ph.D., Firas H. El-Khatib, Ph.D., Katrina J. Ruedy, M.S.P.H., Courtney A. Balliro, R.N., C.D.C.E.S., C.R.N.-B.C., Zoey Li, M.S., Peter Calhoun, Ph.D., R. Paul Wadwa, M.D., Bruce Buckingham, M.D., Keren Zhou, M.D., Mark …

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The Unexpected Cells Helping to Shape Young Brains

Summary: During brain development, oligodendrocyte precursor cells (OPCs) contribute to the neural pruning process, helping to shape the healthy development of the brain. Source: CSHL When the brain first wires itself up in early development, it creates more connections than it actually needs. Some of these connections, or synapses, will transmit critical signals as young …

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Hubble detects protective shield defending a pair of dwarf galaxies

Hubble detects protective shield defending a pair of dwarf galaxies

Credit: NASA For billions of years, the Milky Way’s largest satellite galaxies—the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds—have followed a perilous journey. Orbiting one another as they are pulled in toward our home galaxy, they have begun to unravel, leaving behind trails of gaseous debris. And yet—to the puzzlement of astronomers—these dwarf galaxies remain intact, with …

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