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New understanding of the inner world of lysosomes

Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School and colleagues in Singapore have identified a protein that transports degraded membrane lipids out of lysosomes, cellular organelles that are the breakdown factories of cells. The findings, published in the Proceedings of the National

Abbott holds 7-point lead in Texas governor race: survey

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is leading his Democratic opponent Beto O’Rourke by 7 points in the state’s gubernatorial race with only six weeks left before Election Day, according to a new poll. The Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation poll released on Saturday found that 51 percent

Snowden responds to Putin approval of Russian citizenship

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who fled the U.S. in 2013 after leaking classified information about U.S. government surveillance programs, responded on Monday to his newly granted Russian citizenship, which he received as the result of a decree from

New upcycling system for commercial polyesters

While plastics or synthetic polymers have many useful properties, their mismanagement has resulted in widespread pollution that chokes up our ecosystems. As a solution to this, many synthetic polymers are sent for reprocessing and recycling; polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is

New US nuclear sub made for China, Russia war

The US is designing its SSN(X) next-generation nuclear attack submarine in a significant shift from procuring Virginia class SSNs to a new class by the 2030s. The program addresses maintenance woes in its current nuclear attack submarine fleet and reorients US undersea warfare

Satisfaction in US ticks upward: Gallup

Americans’ satisfaction with the state of the country continued to tick upward in September, according to a new Gallup poll released on Tuesday. Twenty-one percent of Americans in the poll said they are satisfied with “the way things are going” in the U.S., up from 17 percent

Italy gets new tranche of EU funds as dust settles from vote

ROME (AP) — The European Commission signed off Tuesday on the next 21-billion-euro ($20.2 billion) tranche of Italy’s pandemic recovery funds, a welcome infusion that comes amid questions about whether Giorgia Meloni and her euroskeptic party, which won the national election, will be able to keep the funding coming.