Monthly Archives: April 2021

College mentors see change in themselves, students

As with so many things, the pandemic abruptly ended a special mentoring program involving students at Bethel College, but they won’t soon forget. Seven young African-American men volunteered at Chisholm Middle School in Newton during the 2019-2020 school year (two are repeats from the previous year). They found out about the program thanks to the school’s social worker, Ralita Cheeks, …

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Vir Biotechnology and GlaxoSmithKline extend their partnership

Vir Biotechnology (NASDAQ: VIR) and GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) went from a romantic relationship to a full-fledged one in less than a year. Could a wedding be next? Last April, the duo plugged to develop antibody treatments and preventive options for COVID-19. As part of the deal, GlaxoSmithKline took a $ 250 million stake in Vir. The British pharmaceutical giant must …

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Robot can perform brain surgery through patient’s cheek

Energy systems design and control laboratory / Vanderbilt For a percentage of patients with epilepsy, the drugs are less effective at controlling seizures, or they do not work at all. For these patients, there is another option: brain surgery. This is usually a deeply invasive procedure, in which the section of the patient’s brain is either removed, stimulated, or disconnected; …

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Say no to that cheek swab: DNA scam targets Medicare seniors

You may have seen it on TV or heard it on the radio. You may have received a card in the mail, a flyer dropped off at your doorstep, or hidden under the wipers in your car. DNA test. Not the type to help you find your long lost cousins ​​and see what nationalities are in your family history. We’re …

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The Pathless: tips and play strategies

There’s a lot going on in The Pathless, but we’ll tell you what to look out for. Annapurna Interactive The pathless, an epic mythical adventure game from Giant Squid and Annapurna Interactive, was one of the most anticipated games to be released Apple Arcade this year. The game has brought a console-style experience to mobile gaming service subscribers and is …

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