New machine learning tool discovers mutational signature that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking

New machine learning tool discovers mutational signature that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have for the first time discovered a pattern of DNA mutations that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking. The discovery was made possible thanks to a powerful new machine learning tool that the team developed to find patterns of mutations caused by carcinogens and other DNA-altering processes. … Read more

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for .5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M May the odds be ever in her favor! Jennifer Lawrence recently listed her ella swanky three-bedroom loft in New York City’s star-studded Tribeca neighborhood for a cool $10.5 million. Read More Advice from a longtime real-estate agent: ‘Owners … Read more

How to manage your finances when inflation is high, interest rates keep shooting up and study finds women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for .5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. ‘No wonder consumer confidence has been falling’: Women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low, study finds Only 14% of women say they’re prepared for a recession, compared with 30% of men, according to a survey by Ellevest, a women’s investing platform. Read More Weekend reads: How to manage … Read more

How to manage your finances when inflation is high, interest rates keep shooting up and study finds women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for .5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. ‘No wonder consumer confidence has been falling’: Women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low, study finds Only 14% of women say they’re prepared for a recession, compared with 30% of men, according to a survey by Ellevest, a women’s investing platform. Read More Weekend reads: How to manage … Read more

Mortgage rates hit 6.29%, Freddie Mac says and rents fell in August for the first time since November 2021

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Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Rents fell in August for the first time since November 2021, but tenants are still struggling. Here’s why. Rents dropped from July to August, and annual growth appears to be slowing down. Read More How much should I tip my housekeeper? My husband says that we should tip … Read more

AI-guided tools pinpoint immune cell driver and protective genetic factor for esophageal cancer

AI-guided tools pinpoint immune cell driver and protective genetic factor for esophageal cancer

Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is a type of cancer affecting the mucus-secreting glands of the lower esophagus -; the tube connecting the throat to the stomach. It is the most common form of esophageal cancer and often preceded by Barrett’s metaplasia (BE), a deleterious change in cells lining the esophagus. Although the cause of EAC remains … Read more

Teens Are Getting Into Vapes and Weed, Losing Interest in Booze and Other Drugs

Teens Are Getting Into Vapes and Weed, Losing Interest in Booze and Other Drugs

photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Teens have been using less and less drugs over the past few decades, with two important exceptions, new research this week suggests. Reported levels of drug use have declined for most substances since the early 1990s, the study found, but rates of cannabis use and vaping have gone up. The findings also … Read more

Food prices see highest increase since 1979 — and this key staple is up nearly 40% on last year

Food prices see highest increase since 1979 — and this key staple is up nearly 40% on last year

Food prices continued to rise in August, putting pressure on lower- and middle-income households in particular. The cost of food for home preparation were up 13.5% as compared with August 2021, the highest rate of growth since March 1979, government data show. The annual rise in the US consumer price index was 8.3% in August. … Read more

Weekend reads: This may cause the next financial crisis and these are the most — and least — vulnerable housing markets if the US heads into a recession

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for .5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Weekend reads: This may cause the next financial crisis Also, a preview of the Federal Reserve’s next moves to fight inflation and a painful warning from FedEx. Read More These are the most — and least — vulnerable housing markets if the US heads into a recession Housing … Read more

‘Home-price declines will likely continue’ as mortgage rates exceed 6%: Freddie Mac and IRS will staff up customer-service phone lines for tax season

Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for .5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Yellen: IRS will staff up customer-service phone lines for tax season, now that it has $80 billion from Inflation Reduction Act A frustrating lack of phone service at the IRS for both taxpayers and tax preparers has been a glaring problem, experts have said. Read More Is the … Read more