Day: April 6, 2020

Report: Damarious Randall to sign one-year deal with Raiders

After having a contract fall through with cornerback Eli Apple, the Las Vegas Raiders have found another option to bolster their secondary. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN.com, former Cleveland Browns safety Damarious Randall has agreed to terms with the Raiders on a one-year deal. Randall was one of the top free agents still left […]

Study overturns ‘snapshot’ model of cell cycle in use since 1974

Cells have a big decision: Should they replicate or sleep? Healthy cells can go either way. Cancer cells’ replication switches are stuck in the ‘on’ position. Now a study by University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers working at CU Boulder’s BioFrontiers Institute and published today in the journal Science overturns the conventional wisdom of how […]

As millions lose jobs, Fed policymakers say recession is here

The U.S. recession is here. How long it will last will depend on the course of a viral pandemic that could still kill hundreds of thousands of Americans, and has most of the country under lockdowns aimed at slowing the infection’s spread. But how quickly the world’s biggest economy will recover will depend on how […]

Tesla kept global sales and production up despite coronavirus-related shutdowns

Tesla was able to avoid a huge sink in first quarter sales despite coronavirus-related shutdowns in China and the US, according to new figures that were just released by the company. Other automakers reported big dips in sales earlier this week as the quarter came to a close, though losses are expected to be even […]

Gran, 39, denies coughing at security guard after being caught shoplifting

A shoplifting grandmother has pleaded not guilty to coughing at a security guard and claiming she had coronavirus. Leanne Stapleton, 39, appeared via videolink at Teesside Magistrates’ Court today to deny a charge of assault. But she did admit stealing from a B&M store in Middlesbrough last Friday during the Covid-19 lockdown. It was alleged […]