Rugby league joins swimming in barring transgender women from female international competition

Transgender women will be barred from playing women’s international rugby league for the time being, after the sport’s governing body became the second this week to announce a shift in policy on the polarising issue. Following Monday’s announcement that Fina has effectively banned transgender women from competing at elite female swimming events, the International Rugby […]


Researchers propose new strategy for prevention and treatment of dental caries

One of the most common biofilm-related infections is dental caries which affects more than 60% of children and almost all adults around the world. The pathogenic bacteria, Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans), induce cavities based on the formation of extracellular polysaccharides (EPS) and their survival in acidic environments. The plaque biofilm formed has the characteristics of […]


Mondelez to buy energy bar maker Clif Bar for about $3 billion

Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ.O) said on Monday it will buy energy bar maker Clif Bar & Company for $2.9 billion to expand its global snack bar business. The Cadbury maker will also pay additional amounts to the sellers depending upon its earnings from Clif Bar, Mondelez said. The company said it will get the Clif, […]


Yamaha TW-E3B And TW-E5B Truly Wireless Earbuds Launched In India: Price, Specifications

Yamaha has a slew of audio products in the market, and the company has now introduced its latest truly wireless earbuds in India. The new TW-E3B and the TW-E5B earbuds claim to offer a safer listening experience and Yamaha has put health at the forefront while designing and engineering these earbuds. Both these products cater […]


Canada lynx gives birth to litter of kittens at Seneca Park Zoo

Canada lynx Bianca has given birth to two kittens at New York’s Seneca Park Zoo. “The kittens will not be on habitat for a few weeks as mom is keeping them out of sight in the den,” Seneca Park Zoo Director Steve Lacy said in a statement Wednesday. “Each day they are getting stronger, but […]