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Why the NCAA Must Be Terrified of Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh’s Concurrence

For years, critics of the college sports business model—which tends to enrich schools and administrators, but not the actual players—have relished the potential of this day: a Supreme Court ruling against the NCAA. But while today’s unanimous Court opinion on behalf of college athletes in NCAA v Alston is historic for momentum towards real real…

Politics

New Oxfordshire County Council cabinet member resigns from his post

News   Oxford County Hall GV general scene setter exterior view.20/01/2021.Picture by Ed Nix. AN Oxfordshire County Council cabinet member has resigned from his post. Damian Haywood, the cabinet member for public health and equalities, resigned his role last week. His webpage on the council website no longer lists his cabinet post, only his role…

One in 7 care house personnel in Oxfordshire yet to get Covid vaccine

Around one in seven care home staff in Oxfordshire yet to receive Covid vaccine as compulsory jabs plan announced NEW figures reveal around one in seven workers in Oxfordshire are yet to receive a jab. It comes as Covid vaccinations are to be made compulsory for care home staff in England. Staff will be given…

Life throughout Oxfordshire gradually going back to regular, tramp information exposes

New research shows life is returning to normal in Oxfordshire Life is slowly returning to normal in Oxfordshire, data suggests, despite the coronavirus restrictions still in place. Current curbs will remain a while longer, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced that the end of all coronavirus restrictions in England – which the Government's roadmap…

Oxford bars still taking in less than typical as ‘liberty day’ postponed

Oxford residents shelled out more money in the pub when allowed back indoors, new figures suggest. But limits on social contact mean spending is still below pre-pandemic levels. Hospitality and pub industry leaders have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanding support for their sector following the delay to the planned lifting of all restrictions…

Delighted memories of Oxford Air Training Corps 150 Squadron

PREMIUM Members of the Oxford and Cowley squadrons of the Air Training Corps at an inspection at RAF Halton, near Aylesbury, in 1954 Our picture of members of 150 Squadron (City of Oxford) Air Training Corps brought back happy memories for reader Reg Shefford. Seeing them in front of a Folland Gnat, the RAF’S advanced…

Cops appeal after wave of Kidlington thefts

Police have issued an appeal after three burglaries were carried out in Kidlington in the early hours of Friday June 18. One was in Mill Street and two in Oxford Road. If you have information which may assist with police enquiries, please contact 101.

World

Returning Out There! Rob Kardashian Is Dating After Working ‘on Himself’

Finding his happiness. Rob Kardashian is ready for love after focusing on himself outside of the spotlight. Khloé Kardashian opened up about the repercussions of her brother’s past relationships being so highly publicized during part two of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians reunion on Sunday, June 20. The Revenge Body host, 36, acknowledged that…

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Science & Tech

Obstructive sleep apnea intensifies heart problem

Obstructive sleep apnea, a severe sleep disorder, occurs when an upper airway obstruction causes repeated episodes of disrupted breathing during sleep. It causes breathing to stop and start during sleep repeatedly. 40% to 80% of people with cardiovascular disease suffer from OSA. Still, it is under-recognized and undertreated. According to a new study, sleep apnea…

A huge arc of galaxies found 9.2 billion light-years away

Ph.D. student Alexia Lopez and adviser Roger Clowes, from the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), together with collaborator Gerard Williger from the University of Louisville, USA, have discovered a giant, almost symmetrical arc of galaxies in distant space. Known as the Giant Arc, spanning 3.3 billion light-years is located more…

Researchers recognized a brain system that we utilize to prepare a prompt action

The brain is the CPU of our body. Despite being the world’s most complex computer, the brain is the basis of the enormous amount of behavioral research. Recently, neuroscientists at EPFL explored the mechanism behind ‘delayed motor response.’ Delayed-response paradigms are often used to study the neuronal circuits of sensorimotor transformation because they temporarily isolate…

How butterflies establish transparent wings?

The transparent structures in animals are well known. Usually, such structures can be seen in aquatic organisms. To protect themselves from predators, some butterflies and moths also developed transparent wings. Because of their transparent wings, they are almost invisible to predators. What is the actual developmental basis of how they create their transparent wings? A…

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Why the NCAA Must Be Terrified of Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh’s Concurrence

For years, critics of the college sports business model—which tends to enrich schools and administrators, but not the actual players—have relished the potential of this day: a Supreme Court ruling against the NCAA. But while today’s unanimous Court opinion on behalf of college athletes in NCAA v Alston is historic for momentum towards real real…

‘Not Equitable and Unfair.’ How the WHO Strategies to Resolve Africa’s Desperate Scarcity of COVID-19 Vaccines

(JOHANNESBURG) — The World Health Organization is in talks to create the first-ever technology transfer hub for coronavirus vaccines in South Africa, a move to boost supply to the continent that’s desperately in need of COVID-19 shots, the head of the U.N. agency announced. The new consortium will include drug makers Biovac and Afrigen Biologics…

Bennifer 2.0 Got You Craving Your Ex? Therapists State Forget It

The one that got away. The long lost soulmate. The what-could-have-been. The unlikely romantic rapprochement between Ben Affleck, 48, and Jennifer Lopez, 51, has captured the public interest with an intensity that feels like a throwback to a time before reality TV when there was a limit to how many famous people we were allowed…