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Greater concentration of metal in Moon’s craters offers brand-new insights to its origin

View of Moon Limb, with Earth on the Horizon Credit: NASA Apollo 11 Mission Image Life on Earth would not be possible without the Moon; it keeps our planet's axis of rotation stable, which controls seasons and regulates our climate. However, there has been considerable debate over how the Moon was formed. The popular hypothesis…

Soybeans edge higher ahead of USDA report

SYDNEY June 30 (Reuters) - U.S. soybeans edged higher on Tuesday as traders squared positions ahead of a widely watched report, although gains were checked by expectations of ample global supplies. FUNDAMENTALS * The most-active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 0.3% at $8.69 a bushel by 0101 GMT, having firmed…

Higher Rate of Alzheimer’s in Ladies Described?

Loss of estrogen related to menopause may explain why women are much more likely than men to develop Alzheimer disease (AD), new research suggests. In a study of more than 120 participants, menopausal status was the main factor contributing to higher beta amyloid (Aβ) levels, lower glucose metabolism, and lower gray matter volume (GMV) and…

Wall Street Set to Open Higher Despite Rise in New Virus Cases: Live Updates

Right NowWall Street was set to rise at its opening, according to futures markets.Companies are reversing pandemic pay cuts for top executives.As economies reopen, companies that cut salaries in the dark days of March and April have already started to reinstate them, notes Michelle Leder in today’s DealBook newsletter.Rollins Inc., the parent company of the…

Asia stocks edge higher as virus cases stateside surge once again; China keeps benchmark lending rate the same

Stocks in Asia nudged higher in Monday afternoon trade as the number of coronavirus cases stateside soared again.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 edged 0.3% higher while the Topix index added 0.18%. South Korea's Kospi was fractionally lower.Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dipped 0.32% by the afternoon as shares of Chinese tech giant Alibaba dropped almost 2%. Mainland Chinese stocks,…

Dow Futures Higher Ahead of Fed Rate Meeting; OECD Warns of ‘Long-Lasting’ COVID-19 Hit to Global GDP

The Wednesday Market MinuteGlobal stocks bump higher, pushing past three-month highs, ahead of today's Federal Reserve policy meeting in Washington.The Fed will publish its first economic forecasts since February, as well as 'dot plots' for interest rate projections in the wake of the worst of the coronavirus pandemic.The OECD warns global GDP could shrink by…

Oil Is Unlikely To Go Much Higher

Oil prices have climbed nearly uninterrupted since late April, but the gains could be coming to an end.  On Friday, oil prices fell sharply, hitting the pause button on a rally that saw WTI rebound from -$37 per barrel on April 20, to nearly $34 per barrel on May 21, a more than $70-per-barrel swing…

US might see a higher summertime death toll and CDC alerts of a perhaps even worse coronavirus outbreak in winter season

(CNN)President Donald Trump says he strongly disagrees with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's plan to reopen part of that state's economy, especially by putting beauty salons and other establishments that require close personal contact back in business. Georgia's move to reopen its economy is the most aggressive in the US, but many other states are also…

No benefit, higher death rate for malaria drug in coronavirus study

A malaria drug widely touted as a potential cure for COVID-19 showed no benefit against the disease over standard care -- and was in fact associated with more deaths, the biggest study of its kind showed Tuesday.The US government funded analysis of how American military veterans fared on hydroxychloroquine was posted on a medical preprint…

California May Have Higher Rate Of Coronavirus Infection, Stanford Report Indicates, As Florida Resumes Some Beaches

Scientists from Stanford University have developed an antibody test for coronavirus, and the results indicate that more people may have contracted the disease than previously believed. A report from Stanford suggests as many as four percent of Californians may have already been infected with coronavirus, judging from the antibodies present in their system. However, antibody…

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Bank of England set to unveil another big stimulus for UK

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England unveiled another big stimulus package for the U.K. economy as it tries to limit the scale of the coronavirus recession, which it now believes will be “less severe” than it feared last month.In a statement Thursday, the bank’s policy making panel said it was increasing its government bond-buying…

Tokyo gov looks for second term, says Japan unprepared for pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Japan may have contained its coronavirus outbreaks for now but the country needs better crisis management and a digital transformation to prepare for future shocks, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said.“We have to sort out the problems and start preparing now for a possible next wave,” Koike said in an interview with The…

Triple Crown 2020: Breaking Down Odds for Tiz The Law and Belmont Challengers

Al Bello/Getty ImagesThe Triple Crown has a much different schedule in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, but there are still some contenders to win all three races, beginning with the Belmont Stakes.Tiz The Law is the odds-on favorite to win the first leg thanks to some dominant performances to begin 2020, although there are…

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Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Remove Three ‘Raw Popcorn Chicken’ Lipomas

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper pops three little lipomas out of a patient's body.The lipomas look similar to pieces of raw popcorn chicken or, as one fan says, little brains.A lipoma is a fatty noncancerous growth that grows between the skin and muscle.These pops give a whole new meaning to "popcorn chicken."…

40 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Attended Ivy League Colleges

Getty Images/Men's Health Celebrities might be known for the paths they took in Hollywood, whether it be music or film. But many actually attended school before making their big break, and some took it upon themselves to receive the best education (if you believe that) the country has to offer—the Ivy League colleges, ranging from…

Rey Rivera’s Cryptic Unsolved Mysteries Note Could Be the Key to His Mysterious Case

The first episode of Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries chronicles the disappearance and death of Rey Rivera.Rivera's death was initially reported as a suicide, but the ruling has been questioned by friends and family.Rivera left behind a cryptic note that the FBI ruled was not a suicide note.Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries opens with the case of Rey Rivera,…