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Fascinating 10 facts about fungi

Fungi are in a kingdom of their own but are closer to animals than plants They have chemicals in their cell walls shared with lobsters and crabs A fungus has been discovered capable of breaking down plastics in weeks rather than years There is evidence to suggest that yeasts – a type of fungus –…

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Cancer stem cell theory

Cancer stem cells (CSCs) are cancer cells (found within tumors or hematological cancers) that possess characteristics associated with normal stem cells, specifically the ability to give rise to all cell types found in a particular cancer sample. CSCs are therefore tumorigenic (tumor-forming), perhaps in contrast to other non-tumorigenic cancer cells. CSCs may generate tumors through the stem cell processes of self-renewal and differentiation into multiple cell types.…

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Minneapolis police continue to investigate sex assault allegations against Richard Liu

Minneapolis police said Friday they’re still investigating sexual assault allegations made against a Chinese billionaire arrested last weekend in Minneapolis. Minneapolis police said Friday they’re still investigating sexual assault allegations made against a Chinese billionaire arrested last weekend in Minneapolis. Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, has returned to China since his arrest Friday night.…

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Julia Flores Colque’s 118th birthday is coming

SACABA, Bolivia — Julia Flores Colque still sings with joy in her indigenous Quechua tongue and strums the five strings of a tiny Andean guitar known as the charango, despite a recorded age of almost 118 years. In her long life, she has witnessed two world wars, revolutions in her native Bolivia and the transformation of…

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US wife accused of ‘fatally poisoning husband with eyedrops’

A South Carolina woman has been charged with murder after allegedly poisoning her husband by putting eyedrops into his water for several days. Lana Clayton, 52, was arrested weeks after her husband, Stephen Clayton, 64, was found dead at home. She was detained when a toxicology test discovered a chemical called tetrahydrozoline in his body.…

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