St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists and collaborators in Sweden and Japan are reporting that the enzyme NUDT15 plays a role in how patients respond to antiviral therapy with the common drugs ganciclovir and acyclovir. The researchers showed that NUDT15 status can help predict how individuals will respond to treatment for cytomegalovirus, a serious infection common among people who receive bone marrow transplants. The paper was published today in Nature Communications. Continue reading
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Volvo Cars has established itself as one of the leaders in autonomous drive development, following its announcement earlier this year that its next generation of cars will be available as hardware ready for the technology from production start. Continue reading
MILAN, ITALY (NOVEMBER 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 home draw on Monday (November 13) by a defiant Sweden, who booked a place at next year’s finals in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win. Continue reading
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (OCTOBER 22, 2017) (TV4 SWEDEN) – Thousands gathered in the Swedish capital Stockholm on Sunday (October 22) to voice their support for victims of sexual abuse and the #MeToo social media campaign to raise awareness about sexual harassment and abuse.
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (OCTOBER 9, 2017) (REUTERS) – U.S. academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularise the idea of “nudging” people towards doing what was best for them, won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday (October 9) for his work on how human nature affects supposedly rational markets. Continue reading
DARWIN, AUSTRALIA (OCTOBER 8, 2017) (BRIDGESTONE WORLD SOLAR CHALLENGE) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday (October 8) with nearly 40 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. Continue reading
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (SEPTEMBER 4, 2017)(REUTERS) – Swedish tennis legend Bjorn Borg attended the gala premiere of the movie “Borg McEnroe” on Monday (September 4). Continue reading
China Central Television (CCTV) – A temporary city of art has been created in the desert of South Africa during the annual AfrikaBurn event in the Tankwa Karoo in the Northern Cape.
Scientists have discovered plant life that is 1.6 billion years old, putting the origin of plant life on the planet back 400 million years earlier than previously thought.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday called WikiLeaks a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors like Russia.