Pete Carril, Princeton’s Textbook Basketball Coach, Dies at 92

Pete Carril, Princeton’s Textbook Basketball Coach, Dies at 92

Pete Carril, who coached basketball at Princeton for 29 years and scared big-name opponents with his undersized, often underskilled scholars playing an old-fashioned textbook game, died on Monday. He was 92. His family announced the death in a statement posted on the Princeton Tigers’ website. It did not say where he died or give the …

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Humans may have passed monkeypox to their dog, report says

Humans may have passed monkeypox to their dog, report says

Placeholder while article actions load The first suspected case of human-to-dog transmission of monkeypox has been reported in Paris, leading the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to update its website to include dogs among animals susceptible to catching the virus. The disease can spread between people and animals, said the CDC, which is …

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The summer rally has been very bullish, but strategists say a big sell-off next month is possible

The summer rally has been very bullish, but strategists say a big sell-off next month is possible

Stocks’ summer rally may mean the worst of the bear market is over, but even so, strategists who watch charts say another big downdraft is possible in September. Some strategists, in fact, say from a technical standpoint the market could have already launched into a new bull cycle. Others disagree, saying they need more confirmation …

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Underwater Snow in Antarctica

Bizarre Underwater Snow Gives Clues About the Icy Shell of Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Mounds of snow-like frazil ice under the Antarctic ice shelf. According to research from UT Austin, Europa’s ice shell could be made of the same stuff. Credit: © Helen Glazer 2015, from the project “Walking in Antarctica” (helenglazer.com) Below the thick icy crust of Jupiter’s moon Europa is a massive, global ocean where the snow …

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An Implant Made From Pig Skin Restored 19 People's Eyesight in Recent Trial

An Implant Made From Pig Skin Restored 19 People’s Eyesight in Recent Trial

The implant developed by scientists from Linköping University.Photo: Thor Balkhed/Linköping University A team of scientists say they’ve found a new way to help people with damaged corneas: bioengineered implants created from pig skin. In findings from a small clinical trial published this month, the implants were shown to restore people’s eyesight for up to two …

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Voyager customers beg New York judge for money back after bankruptcy

Voyager customers beg New York judge for money back after bankruptcy

Voyager said it has roughly $1.3 billion of crypto on its platform and holds over $350 million in cash on behalf of customers at New York’s Metropolitan Commercial Bank. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images During a five-hour Chapter 11 bankruptcy hearing earlier this month for crypto firm Voyager Digital, a customer named Magnolia was the …

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Smallpox vaccines may not protect against monkeypox for life | Monkeypox

Smallpox vaccinations may not protect against monkeypox for life, research suggests, with experts saying HIV may play a role in eroding protection from the jab over time. Monkeypox outbreaks are ongoing around the world, with the World Health Organization declaring the disease a public health emergency of international concern. At present, the majority of cases …

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No, seriously, NASA’s Space Launch System is ready to take flight

No, seriously, NASA’s Space Launch System is ready to take flight

Enlarge / NASA’s Space Launch System rocket, reflected in the turn basin at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, rolls out for a fourth attempt at a wet dress rehearsal on June 6, 2022. Trevor Mahlmann It’s actually happening. NASA is finally set to launch its massive Space Launch System rocket, and barring catastrophe, the …

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‘Frustration and Stress’: State Officials Fault Rollout of Monkeypox Vaccine

‘Frustration and Stress’: State Officials Fault Rollout of Monkeypox Vaccine

Roughly 5,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine intended for Fort Lauderdale, Fla., left the national stockpile’s warehouse in Olive Branch, Miss., on July 19. They somehow ended up in Oklahoma. Then Tennessee. Then Mississippi again. Then, finally, Florida. In Idaho, a shipment of 60 vaccine doses disappeared and showed up six days later, refrigerated rather than …

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