It’s official: Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell wins Sixth Man of the Year

The NBA has made it official, Montrezl Harrell is the NBA Sixth Man of the Year. Harrell received 58 of the 100 first place voted from selected media members. Dennis Schroder of the Oklahoma City Thunder was second in the voting, with Harrell’s teammate Lou Williams a distant third. ——————————- Clippers center Montrezl Harrell has […]

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Birmingham stabbings: Family pays tribute to ‘funny and wonderful’ Jacob Billington, 23, killed in knife attack

The man killed during a spate of knife attacks in Birmingham on Sunday has been named as Jacob Billington. The 23-year-old was out with school friends when he was fatally stabbed in the city centre. Mr Billington was among eight victims to be targeted during the rampage which left another man and a woman fighting […]

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International team of scientists discover link between genes and penicillin allergy using

Penicillin, a life-saving medicine, is the most common cause of drug allergy, with clinical manifestations ranging from temporary skin reactions to life-threatening systemic syndromes. Thus far, genetic factors have only been found for rare severe allergic reactions to penicillin. However, less is known about the genetics behind milder forms of penicillin hypersensitivity reactions that occur […]

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Minister, universities commit to more diversity in Dutch higher education

Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven of Education and organizations in higher education created an action plan to make universities in the Netherlands more diverse. Researchers, lecturers and other employees in Dutch higher education are still predominantly white men and that has to change, Van Engelshoven said to NOS. According to Van Engelshoven, “science is not always […]

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Spiritfarer dev apologises for ableist writing, pledges to fix storyline

Recently-released indie game Spiritfarer came under fire yesterday after some players said it contained ableist writing within one of its storylines – and now developer Thunder Lotus has issued an apology. The criticism was focused on a particular storyline that suggested a wheelchair-using character could only be free in death, which critics said perpetuated the […]

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