Between the Links, Episode 19: Israel Adesanya vs. Jon Jones, Carlos Condit, stakes of Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen

Check out episode 19 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee and UFC bantamweight Brian Kelleher as they discuss the beef between middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones, and if the UFC should make that fight right now. In addition, the panel lists their three […]

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Learning a foreign language is harder for visually impaired people

A scientist from RUDN University analyzed the effect of visual impairment on a person’s perception of unfamiliar sounds when learning a foreign language. The experiment showed that lack of access to visual cues makes learning difficult. Results of this work are published in the journal Medical Hypotheses. In the traditional sense, speech perception is primarily […]

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Colorectal cancer treatment: The winning combinations

Chemotherapy-based cancer treatment has distressing side effects for patients and increases the risk of developing resistance to the treatment. In an attempt to solve these problems, scientists from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) have developed a technique for quickly identifying from a large number of existing drugs the optimal synergistic combination and dose of products […]

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Shell plans to keep Norco, Louisiana, refinery running through hurricane: sources

HOUSTON – Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to keep its 227,400 barrel-per-day (bpd) Norco, Louisiana, refinery operating through Hurricane Delta’s landfall late this week, sources familiar with plant operations said on Wednesday. Shell could change its plans depending on changes in the forecast intensity and path of Delta, the sources said. Shell cut production at […]

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