T.Y. Hilton “very close” after missing Week 9 with groin injury

The Colts didn’t practice on Monday, but they did issue an estimated practice report that listed wide receiver T.Y. Hilton as a full participant. Hilton’s status was a bit of a surprise because he did not play in Sunday’s loss to the Ravens due to the groin injury he sufferd in Week 8. Hilton never […]


Understanding rare type of diabetes gives insights into mechanisms of insulin production

Solving the genetic puzzle of why babies developed a rare type of diabetes has uncovered a new biological pathway that is fundamental to insulin production, and could boost research into new treatments for more common forms of diabetes. Published today (9th November) in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the study used genome sequencing to reveal […]


Electric car batteries are catching fire and that could be a big turnoff to buyers

Automakers seeking to forge ahead in the electric vehicle market have been hitting a bump in the road recently: batteries keep catching fire. At the end of September, BMW initiated a recall in the United States of 10 different BMW and Mini plug-in hybrid models because of a risk of fire caused by debris that […]


Massachusetts passes ‘right to repair’ law to open up car data

Massachusetts voters approved a measure requiring car manufacturers to let people access vehicle data for repairs. Question 1 amends a landmark 2012 “right to repair” law in the state. After it’s adopted, manufacturers will have until car model year 2022 to install a standard open data platform. The platform will let vehicle owners and independent […]


Marcus Rashford and David Attenborough among celebs ‘helping us cope with 2020’

It’s fair to say 2020 has been a tough year for many of us, with the coronavirus pandemic changing all of our lives. A nationwide poll reveals the stars Brits feel have kept the nation’s spirits up the most during the pandemic, with TV legend and environmentalist, David Attenborough (50 percent) and the nation’s P.E. […]