Killer mutilated friend’s body after drunkenly beating and stabbing him to death

A man mutilated his friend’s body after stabbing him to death following a drinking night. Martin Green, 50, initially denied murdering Stuart Morris but then pleaded guilty. The victim’s body was found in Green’s flat in Heathcott Road, Saffron Lane, in Leicester, in the afternoon of April 14, Leicestershire Live reports. The defendant spent the […]

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Higher doses of vitamin D slowed progression of frailty in older mice, preclinical study shows

When it comes to vitamin D, most adults exhibit either frank deficiency, which results in clear clinical symptoms, or insufficiency, which often goes undetected. But how that insufficiency impacts physical health and the vulnerability of older adults to frailty as they age has been difficult to determine. Now a University at Buffalo study of 24-28–month-old […]

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2020 is giving us another chance to watch Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai get grilled by Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have agreed to testify virtually before the Senate Commerce Committee on October 28th, Politico reported Friday evening. Assuming that the hearing is live-streamed in some way, that means you’ll be able to watch some of the world’s most powerful people get grilled […]

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People living in newer homes found lockdown more difficult, says new research

Lockdown shrank many of our physical worlds to our homes and their immediate neighborhoods. However, the roles we needed to perform there expanded. Homes became offices, classrooms and gyms. Technology filled gaps and allowed homes to become remote social spaces. Lockdown provided a unique opportunity to stress-test our homes and their immediate environments, and to […]

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