Q&A: Controlling ‘inflammaging,’ inflammation that occurs with aging

A team at the CRCHUM—Université de Montréal’s hospital research center—has discovered a new function for proteins responsible for DNA repair in the control of an inflammatory response in aging cells, also known as senescent cells, which accumulate over time. In their study published today in EMBO Reports, the researchers say understanding this new function will […]

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ByteDance takes step toward entering online stock broking in Hong Kong

Beijing-based ByteDance, the owner of global short video hit TikTok, is taking steps to move into the online stock brokerage and wealth management business in Hong Kong, trademark registration documents show. ByteDance applied last December to register a trademark called Songshu Zhengquan, which translates to Squirrel Securities, in Hong Kong, the city’s online intellectual property […]

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Feds move to block California’s net neutrality law

On Wednesday, the US Justice Department asked a federal judge to block California’s pivotal net neutrality law, according to Reuters. In 2017, the Trump Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal the Obama-era internet regulations that barred internet service providers from throttling or blocking traffic and instituting paid fast lanes. In August 2018, California passed its […]

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