Browns sign rookie Jacob Phillips

The Browns have signed another member of their rookie class. Cleveland and third-round draft pick Jacob Phillips have come to terms, agent Drew Rosenhaus announced. A 6-foot-3, 230-pound linebacker, Phillips was a key member of last year’s national championship team at LSU, leading the team in tackles. The Browns acquired Phillips with the third-round pick […]

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Invisible defence against adenoviruses

An adenovirus infection can be potentially life-threatening, especially for children after a stem cell transplant. Virologists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the German Research Center for Environmental Health Helmholtz Zentrum München have successfully shown that a previously approved medication used in cancer treatment could help inhibit this virus infection. Due to the […]

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Palace letters to be released 45 years after Australian government sensationally dismissed

The imminent release of secret royal correspondence linked to the dismissal of prime minister Gough Whitlam will again call the role of the monarchy in modern Australia into question, experts say. Australia’s national archives will on Tuesday morning release the much-anticipated “palace letters”, a series of more than 200 exchanges between the Queen, her private […]

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International recommendations for nontuberculous mycobacteria

NTMs are closely related to tuberculosis bacteria and can (but do not need to) cause infectious diseases in humans. They are called “nontuberculous mycobacteria” (NTMs) to distinguish them from tuberculosis bacteria. There are approximately 200 different species and subspecies of these bacteria. Patients with bronchiectasis (dilation of the airways) are particularly affected. It is not […]

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