Utah scientists revive cells in human donor eyes, transforming brain and vision research

Fatima Abbas and Frans Vinberg are scientists at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. The pair have published a study showing how they were able to revive light-sensing neuron cells in organ donor eyes and restore communication between them as part of a series of discoveries that stand to transform … Read more

COVID-battered Indian migrant workers prefer jobs closer to home | Coronavirus Pandemic News

Hungry and thirsty, Mohammed Tanveer walked and hitchhiked 1,900 kilometers home after losing his job in the first coronavirus wave in 2020 – and, like many Indian migrants, has promised never to work so far from his family again. Tanveer is now doing manual work in a marble factory near the capital, New Delhi, 1,000km … Read more

CDC: British Virgin Islands at ‘high’ travel risk for Covid-19

(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added one destination — a relaxed Caribbean playground — to its “high” category for Covid-19 risk. the British Virgin Islands moved up to Level 3 on Monday; it previously had been at Level 2. The islands are known for the famous Virgin Gorda Baths … Read more

Philadelphia 76ers ‘getting more confident as the series goes on,’ as James Harden stars in Game 4

12:58 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN PHILADELPHIA– James Harden picked a perfect time to have his best game with the Philadelphia 76ers. After declaring this series would return to Miami tied after the 76ers lost both games there to begin this best-of-7 affair, Harden poured in 31 points — including 16 in the fourth quarter — … Read more

Chief Mario Batali on trial in Boston sexual misconduct case

BOSTON — Celebrity chef Mario Batali’s pandemic-delayed trial on sexual misconduct allegations opens Monday in Boston. Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge of indecent assault and battery in 2019, stemming from accusations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman after taking a selfie with her at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The woman … Read more

Russia-Ukraine was: Azovstal troops say ‘surrender not an option’ | Russia-Ukraine was news

The pledge comes as the most senior Russian government official yet to set foot in Mariupol welcomes the ‘restoration of peace’ in ‘liberated’ cities. Ukrainian fighters holed up in underground bunkers in a vast steel mill in the southeastern city of Mariupol have pledged to continue to fight until the end as Russian forces kept … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: G7 leaders pledge to further isolate Moscow | Russia-Ukraine was news

Group of Seven leaders have committed to phasing out dependency on Russian energy, including by banning imports of Russian oil. Leaders of the Group of Seven have committed to phasing out their countries’ dependency on Russian energy as they announced fresh sanctions as part of an “unprecedented” package of coordinated sanctions to punish Russia over … Read more

Polls open in the Philippines as voters elect a new president | Elections News

Naga City, Philippines – Millions of Filipinos have begun voting to choose a new president in an election pitting the son of the Philippines’ late dictator against a liberal human rights lawyer. Polls opened across the Southeast Asian nation at 6:00am on Monday (22:00GMT on Sunday), with a record-breaking 67 million people registered to cast … Read more

Joey Logano bumps William Byron late to win Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway

DARLINGTON, SC–After William Byron squeezed him against the wall on a final restart, Joey Logano knew what he’d do if got the chance to regain the lead. Logano bumped Byron from behind on the next-to-last lap to win the Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday. Byron hit the wall in turn three and Logano … Read more