The nation’s biggest truck inspection blitz starts TOMORROW

This year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck enforcement efforts are still hours away – here’s what you need to know to get ready. This year’s International Roadcheck will take place May 17-19 at weigh and inspection stations, roving patrols and temporary inspection sites across Canada, Mexico and the US. Each year, the CVSA …

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Circuit Model May Explain How Deep Brain Stimulation Treats Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Summary: A new computer model shows that the beneficial effects of deep brain stimulation stem from the way it interrupts the cycle that runway beta promotes in a circuit loop between the subthalamic nucleus and the striatum. Source: Picower Institute for Learning and Memory People with Parkinson’s disease and their doctors face many unknowns, including …

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Black hole science enters its golden age

For centuries, black holes were purely theoretical speculative ideas. This small slice of the deep GOODS-N field, depicted by many observatories including Hubble, Spitzer, Chandra, XMM-Newton, Herschel, the VLT and more, contains a seemingly inconspicuous red dot. That object, a quasar galaxy hybrid from just 730 million years after the Big Bang, may hold the …

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CRISPR now possible in cockroaches

Cell Reports Methods” width=”800″ height=”530″/> Cartoon of CRISPR in cockroaches. Credit: Shirai et al./Cell Reporting Methods Researchers have developed a CRISPR-Cas9 approach to enable gene editing in cockroaches, according to a study published by Cell Press May 16 in the journal Cell Reporting Methods† The simple and efficient technique, called “direct parental” CRISPR (DIPA-CRISPR), involves …

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Twitter War Escalates Between Biden White House And Jeff Bezos – Deadline

The White House responded today for at least the second time in as many days to tweets from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in a battle of words about, well — the parties were also arguing over what the argument was about. Bezos tweeted this morning that “the government has done its best to add another …

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‘The bitcoin network is not a payments network,’ says FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried – TechCrunch

Sign up here to get an overview of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PT. It’s Monday, May 16, and I’m back again, like a renegade master. I have a fantastic over-caffeine and am sitting at a standing desk today, so for the occasion it’s a …

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America’s baby formula shortage: 7 key questions, answered

Parents have struggled for months to consistently find baby food. It is a dire situation with serious consequences. “I think it’s scary for families,” Park Nicollet pediatrician Dr. Andrea Singh to MPR News Morning Edition. “If you have no guarantee that your baby’s next meal will be there, that’s really scary.” As of last week, …

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Trump SPAC Deal Finally Files A Proxy: 10 Key Details We Now Know

Seven months after announcing a SPAC merger, a social media company owned by the former president Donald Trump has submitted its power of attorney. Here are the key details of the more than 250 pages in the Power of Attorney application. 1. New Name: If the merger between Trump Media & Technology Group and Digital …

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FDA rejects antidepressant seen as possible Covid-19 treatment

tThe Food and Drug Administration on Monday refused to approve a 30-year-old generic antidepressant as a treatment for Covid-19, dealing a major blow to a small group of doctors who have been rallying around the pill for months, arguing that it an inexpensive and accessible way to prevent hospitalizations and death, both in the US …

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Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Attempt Continues; Musk-Twitter Deal Still Happening?

Dow Jones futures were higher late Monday as the stock market rally continues. Elon Musk and Twitter continue to debate the number of fake accounts on the social media site. Looking ahead, Home Depot and Walmart earnings are expected to be ahead of Tuesday’s market opening. And Fed Chair Jerome Powell will give a speech …

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