TECHNOLOGY: Georgetown University Launches A New Master’s In Strategic Digital Transformation
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TECHNOLOGY: Georgetown University Launches A New Master’s In Strategic Digital Transformation

IBL News | New York Georgetown University announced a Master in Strategic Digital Transformation, intended for working professionals, and scheduled to launch in Fall 2022. “It is one of the few master’s degrees in the U.S. that focuses on business innovation, organizational change, and digital transformation,” said Dean Kelly Otter. This 33 credits degree, priced…

FRONT PAGE: Pandemic Depression Persists Among Older Adults: Study
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FRONT PAGE: Pandemic Depression Persists Among Older Adults: Study

Embargoed by Nature Aging until Thursday 25 November 2021 at 11 a.m. ETNewswise — Hamilton, ON (Nov. 25, 2021) – The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health of older people living in the community, with those who are lonely faring far worse, according to new research from McMaster University.Using data from…

FRONT PAGE: Targeted Drug Combination Shows Unprecedented Activity In Some Highly Aggressive Brain Tumors
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FRONT PAGE: Targeted Drug Combination Shows Unprecedented Activity In Some Highly Aggressive Brain Tumors

Newswise — A combination of two targeted cancer drugs showed unprecedented, “clinically meaningful” activity in patients with highly malignant brain tumors that carried a rare genetic mutation, according to a clinical trial report by investigators from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.The drug combination, which blocked an overactive cell-growth signaling pathway, shrank tumors by 50% or more in…

FRONT PAGE: Antihistamines Can Influence Immunotherapy Response By Enhancing T Cell Activation
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FRONT PAGE: Antihistamines Can Influence Immunotherapy Response By Enhancing T Cell Activation

Newswise — HOUSTON ― New research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that treatment with antihistamines, a commonly used allergy medication, was associated with improved responses to immune checkpoint inhibitors. The preclinical study demonstrated that the histamine receptor H1 (HRH1) acts in tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) to suppress T cell activation in…

FRONT PAGE: We Might Not Know Half Of What's In Our Cells, New AI Technique Reveals
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FRONT PAGE: We Might Not Know Half Of What's In Our Cells, New AI Technique Reveals

Newswise — Most human diseases can be traced to malfunctioning parts of a cell — a tumor is able to grow because a gene wasn’t accurately translated into a particular protein or a metabolic disease arises because mitochondria aren’t firing properly, for example. But to understand what parts of a cell can go wrong in…

FRONT PAGE: Prostate Cancer Organoids Open Path To Precision Oncology
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FRONT PAGE: Prostate Cancer Organoids Open Path To Precision Oncology

Newswise — A multi-institutional team of investigators led by bioengineer Ankur Singh has developed research tools that shed new light on a virtually untreatable form of prostate cancer, opening a pathway that may lead to novel therapeutics and a glimmer of hope for patients.Androgen receptor pathway inhibitors can prolong survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer. But…

FRONT PAGE: US Customs Officials Seize Nearly 4,000 Bongs At DC Airport – CNN
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FRONT PAGE: US Customs Officials Seize Nearly 4,000 Bongs At DC Airport – CNN

(CNN)US Customs and Border Protection officials seized a shipment of almost 4,000 bongs at Washington Dulles International Airport, the agency said. The $56,000 shipment arrived from China on October 2 manifested as “gravity pipes,” the CBP said in a release Wednesday. CBP import specialists “confirmed that the glass bongs violated U.S. laws on the importation…

FRONT PAGE: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Multiple Northeast Ohio Counties – Fox8.com
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FRONT PAGE: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Multiple Northeast Ohio Counties – Fox8.com

Posted: Nov 27, 2021 / 03:05 PM EST / Updated: Nov 27, 2021 / 04:09 PM EST CLEVELAND (WJW) — A winter weather advisory has been issued for parts of Northeast Ohio this Thanksgiving weekend. Starting Sunday at noon, residents of Ashtabula County (inland) and Geauga County can expect anywhere from 3-6 inches of snow…

FRONT PAGE: Black Friday Shooting At Tacoma Mall Left Shoppers 'running For Their Lives' – New York Post
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FRONT PAGE: Black Friday Shooting At Tacoma Mall Left Shoppers 'running For Their Lives' – New York Post

Frantic parents with children in their arms fled in every direction during a Black Friday shooting at a packed mall in Washington, witnesses said. Kobe Marsh was inside Panera Bread at Tacoma Mall with a friend when they heard a loud bang, which they quickly realized was gunfire around 7:08 p.m., the Sun reported Saturday.…

FRONT PAGE: Police Investigating Saturday Afternoon Shooting In Lexington – WKYT
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FRONT PAGE: Police Investigating Saturday Afternoon Shooting In Lexington – WKYT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Police are investigating following a shooting that happened in Lexington Saturday afternoon. Police said the shooting happened at Man O War and Crosby Dr. They said people in two dark sedans were firing shots at each other. A vehicle not involved in the shooting was hit by gunfire, but nobody in…

FRONT PAGE: Man Shot By Kalamazoo Officers After He Wounded Others On Bus Has Died – Mlive.com
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FRONT PAGE: Man Shot By Kalamazoo Officers After He Wounded Others On Bus Has Died – Mlive.com

Three people on a Kalamazoo Metro bus were wounded Saturday, Nov. 27 in a shootingKendall Warner | MLive.comKALAMAZOO, MI — A man shot by police after he allegedly wounded others on a Kalamazoo Metro bus has died.Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers identified him Saturday, Nov. 27, as Anthony Oliver, 54.After he was wounded by…

FRONT PAGE: A Frightful Flight: Man Stows Away In Plane's Landing Gear On Flight From Guatemala To Miami – USA TODAY
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FRONT PAGE: A Frightful Flight: Man Stows Away In Plane's Landing Gear On Flight From Guatemala To Miami – USA TODAY

An American Airlines flight from Guatemala to Miami Saturday was revealed to have one additional passenger on board: A man who had stowed away in the plane’s landing gear.A video posted on Instagram by Miami local social news site Only in Dade showed airport crewmembers apparently discovering the passenger after the plane arrived at the gate.The…

FRONT PAGE: Spanish Police March In Madrid To Protest Against 'Gag Law' Reform – Reuters
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FRONT PAGE: Spanish Police March In Madrid To Protest Against 'Gag Law' Reform – Reuters

People attend a protest against the proposed changes to anti-terrorism and gagging laws, which police officers say will undermine their authority and jeopardise the safety of citizens, in Madrid, Spain, November 27, 2021. REUTERS/Javier BarbanchoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comMADRID, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Thousands of Spanish police officers marched through Madrid on…

FRONT PAGE: First Migrant Victim Identified In English Channel Capsize – New York Post
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FRONT PAGE: First Migrant Victim Identified In English Channel Capsize – New York Post

An Iraqi woman who drowned with more than two dozen other migrants this week as they tried to illegally cross the English Channel has been identified. Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin, 24, a Kurdish woman from northern Iraq, had begun texting her fiancé as the group’s dinghy began to deflate, the BBC reported. A damaged inflatable…

FRONT PAGE: Anti-Government Protesters Block Bridges, Roads In Serbia – The Washington Post
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FRONT PAGE: Anti-Government Protesters Block Bridges, Roads In Serbia – The Washington Post

BELGRADE, Serbia — Skirmishes on Saturday erupted in Serbia between police and anti-government demonstrators who blocked roads and bridges in the Balkan country in protest against new laws they say favor interests of foreign investors devastating the environment.Hundreds of people on Saturday appeared simultaneously in the capital Belgrade, the northern city of Novi Sad and…

FRONT PAGE: 3 Burned Bodies Found In Solomon Islands Following Days Of Violent Protests – USA TODAY
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FRONT PAGE: 3 Burned Bodies Found In Solomon Islands Following Days Of Violent Protests – USA TODAY

Associated Press  |  USA TODAYCANBERRA, Australia — Solomon Islands police found three bodies in a burned-out building and arrested more than 100 people in this week’s violence sparked by concerns about the Pacific nation’s increasing links with China.Australian media reported the bodies were recovered late Friday after riots and protests subsided. No other details were…

FRONT PAGE: Biden To Restrict Travel From 8 African Countries Over COVID Variant Omicron – New York Daily News
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FRONT PAGE: Biden To Restrict Travel From 8 African Countries Over COVID Variant Omicron – New York Daily News

New York Daily News | Nov 27, 2021 at 8:19 AM President Biden barred travel from South Africa and seven other African countries starting Monday in a bid to prevent the spread of the virulent new COVID variant dubbed omicron by the World Health Organization. The other nations include Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia,…

FRONT PAGE: England: 'Extraordinary' Roman Villa, Mosaic Floor Discovered On Farm – Tech Insider
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FRONT PAGE: England: 'Extraordinary' Roman Villa, Mosaic Floor Discovered On Farm – Tech Insider

A man taking a lockdown walk on his father’s farm stumbled across a rare Roman mosaic. The 828 square foot mosaic artwork depicts scenes from Homer’s ‘The Iliad,’ the ancient Greek epic poem. Researchers said that the mosaic likely belonged to a wealthy Roman between the 3rd and 4th century AD. LoadingSomething is loading. A…

ECONOMY: France To Consider Some Autonomy For Caribbean Island Amid Unrest | TheHill – The Hill
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ECONOMY: France To Consider Some Autonomy For Caribbean Island Amid Unrest | TheHill – The Hill

France is considering giving some autonomy to Guadeloupe following major riots and protests against coronavirus restrictions and a lagging economy on the Caribbean island.The French minister for overseas affairs, Sebastien Lecornu, said “the government was ready to talk about” autonomy for the island during a 16-minute televised address on Friday night, according to France TV.The address…

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Saudi Arabia Startups See Huge Growth In Eco-Friendly 'impact' Funding – Arab News
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Saudi Arabia Startups See Huge Growth In Eco-Friendly 'impact' Funding – Arab News

Sustainable fashion is not a trend, it’s a necessity, says e-commerce platform chief DUBAI: For many, sustainable fashion is an interest or trend. For the founders of global sustainable e-commerce platform Plain Tiger, it’s a necessity. In the middle of the night, Oliver Baillie woke up in his new home in South Africa to find…

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