Day: April 6, 2020

Jarvis Landry donates $15,000 in hygiene products to Cleveland students

Browns receiver Jarvis Landry donated $15,000 to provide hygiene products to East Cleveland City School District students and their families. Landry partnered with supercenter chain Meijer to secure items, which will be given to recipients selected through the Browns Foundation’s “Get 2 School, Stay in the Game!” Network. Soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and other personal […]

Single mutation leads to big effects in autism-related gene

A new study in Neuron offers clues to why autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more common in boys than in girls. National Institutes of Health scientists found that a single amino acid change in the NLGN4 gene, which has been linked to autism symptoms, may drive this difference in some cases. The study was conducted […]

Oil jump lifts Wall Street as jobless claims data surges

U.S. stocks rallied on Thursday as hopes for a truce in the price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia and a cut in oil output drove gains, taking some sting out of a shocking jump in Americans filing jobless claims due to coronavirus-led lockdowns. The S&P energy index .SPNY, down by more than 50% this […]

Amazon will feature SXSW films in a virtual film festival on Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is partnering with South by Southwest to launch what it’s calling a film festival collection, which will include works from filmmakers who had been scheduled to screen at the 2020 event in Austin. Originally scheduled for mid-March, the 34-year-old tech, music, and film fest was canceled by Austin Mayor Steve Adler on […]

Man fined £1,400 after coronavirus lockdown party at his flat

A man who threatened to kill a neighbour for trying to break up his flat party during lockdown has been fined more than £1,000. Janis Zalitis, 29, saw red after a getting a note saying the police would be called unless his guests were sent home in order to comply with government social distancing rules. […]