Daily Archives: March 14, 2022

Links between circadian rhythms, metabolism and addiction: Findings reveal possible role for peripheral organs in substance use disorders

A new University of California, Irvine-led study establishes important conceptual connections between the fields of circadian rhythms, metabolism, and addiction. Going beyond current studies on substance use disorders, which focus on the impact of addictive drugs on the brain, this new research highlights an existing connection between specific neurons and peripheral organs. The study, titled… Read More »

Why millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released across US

The US could soon be swarming with genetically altered mosquitoes after the Environmental Protection Agency approved a plan to test the insects. It is hoped the new altered mosquitoes will ward off their natural, disease-causing counterparts. Biotechnology company Oxitec has developed altered Aedes aegypti mosquitoes which have been genetically modified so that males, which do… Read More »

Michael Kors CEO steps down in surprise shakeup

Michael Kors’ chief executive is leaving the company just seven months after taking the reins of the luxury brand — and despite the fact he was on track for a big promotion. Joshua Schulman is stepping down despite having been poised to take the helm of Capri Holdings, the owner of Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo,… Read More »

Credit Card Processing Scams Targeting Small Businesses

Credit card processing is required for any business that accepts credit or debit card payments. Unfortunately, scams are common within the credit card processing industry, and many small business owners fall victim.  When choosing a credit card processing service provider, ensure it’s legitimate by checking customer reviews and Better Business Bureau information. This article is… Read More »

Sources: Rodon goes to Giants for 2 years, $44M

All-Star left-hander Carlos Rodon and the San Francisco Giants are in agreement on a two-year, $44 million contract that includes an opt-out after the first season, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Friday.Rodon set a career high for wins with the Chicago White Sox in 2021 in going 13-5 with a…

Discovery could lead to fewer side effects from a diabetes treatment

By uncovering the subtle difference between two varieties of a protein, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania may have discovered how to eliminate the risk of weight gain from a certain type of diabetes medication. Through this, it’s possible that more patients with diabetes could get more effective treatment… Read More »

Russia-backed grocery app Fridge No More abruptly stops deliveries

Another 15-minute grocery delivery app bites the dust. Fridge No More, which was supported partially by Russian investors and offered rapid deliveries in New York City and Boston, abruptly sent its 600 employees home Wednesday evening and stopped accepting orders. The shutdown was due to a lack of funding and potentially related to US sanctions… Read More »

Russian investors sell Gloria Vanderbilt’s old UES mansion for $32.2M

Look what Vander-built! A Gilded Age mansion that was the childhood home of the late heiress/fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt, mother of CNN’s Anderson Cooper, has sold for $32.2 million, The Post can report exclusively.  Back in 2014, a group of investors in Russia bought the property at 39 E. 72nd St. for $19 million with plans of transforming the palatial, 27-foot… Read More »