Javier Mendez didn’t know Khabib Nurmagomedov was going to retire at UFC 254, addresses weigh-in controversy

When UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov laid his gloves on the canvas after beating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, fans weren’t the only ones shocked. Nurmagomedov’s longtime coach, American Kickboxing Academy’s Javier Mendez, said he had no idea Nurmagomedov would call it a career this past Saturday in Abu Dhabi. “He played the best poker […]

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Neural sensors that use near-infrared light can reveal brain activity deep within animal models

Biomedical engineers, cell biologists and neuroscientists at Duke University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have developed a new type of genetically encoded neural biosensor that operates in near-infrared light. The invention will allow researchers to non-invasively study how neurons fire at deeper levels in a living brain while simultaneously watching oxygen consumption. The […]

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Jon Jones jabs Khabib Nurmagomedov fans: 15-4, and you guys are talking about the GOAT?

Two days after a tweet storm about Khabib Nurmagomedov, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones hasn’t let go of the GOAT argument. Jones on Monday posted a selfie video jabbing at Nurmagomedov fans who say the 32-year-old lightweight champ is the best ever. “I’m talking to all you Khabib fans out there,” said Jones, […]

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Creating a positive home environment, and other tips for uncertain times

The uncertainties surrounding parents right now can feel unmooring. Questions arise, like “Will my child be able to return to school? Are they becoming socially isolated? How will this impact their future?” Michael Nakkula, chair of the Human Development and Quantitative Methods Division and co-founder of the Project for Mental Health and Optimal Development (PMHOD) […]

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