Day: September 10, 2019

Michael Lorenzen hits walk-off single

Pitcher-turned-utilityman Michael Lorenzen sent the Reds home winners on Sunday afternoon against the Diamondbacks, ripping a walk-off line drive single to left field in the bottom of the ninth inning. It’s Lorenzen’s second impressive offensive feat within the last five days. Last week, as Craig noted, Lorenzen became the first pitcher since Babe Ruth in […]

Ground-breaking blood test could reduce lung cancer deaths

A ground-breaking blood test could cut the number of people who die from lung cancer each year. Lung cancer is the third most common cancer but it has a very high mortality rate. Less than 9% of patients survive more than five year after diagnosis – often because it is spotted too late. A trial […]

Geely to bring air taxis to China in tie-up with Daimler-backed Volocopter

German startup Volocopter said it plans to form a partnership with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group that will bring its air taxis to China and that it has raised 50 million euros ($55.13 million) in fresh funding from the Chinese company and others. Volocopter, which says it is building the world’s first manned, electric and vertical […]

Samsung’s A-die memory surfaces at retailer

Samsung’s A-die memory has surfaced at UK-based retailer, MemoryCow, and signals that Samsung is looking to offer 32GB DIMMs for consumers in the near term. While the initial spec for A-die memory isn’t exactly exciting, they aren’t surprising either. Samsung will have its hands full if the company is to groom the A-dies to replace […]

Typhoon lashes Japanese capital, one dead, power, transport disrupted

One of the strongest typhoons to hit eastern Japan in recent years struck just east of the capital Tokyo on Monday, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain damaging buildings and disrupting transport. More than 160 flights were canceled and scores of train lines closed for hours, snarling the morning commute for millions […]