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Liverpool’s ‘improved mentality’ helped beat Spurs, says Jordan Henderson

Liverpool’s ‘improved mentality’ helped beat Spurs, says Jordan Henderson

Sports
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson said an "improved mentality" under Jurgen Klopp helped them come from behind to beat Tottenham and restore their six-point Premier League lead.Harry Kane scored within 48 seconds of kick-off and keeper Paulo Gazzaniga pulled off a number of impressive saves to give Spurs a 1-0 lead at half-time.Henderson equalised six minutes after the break before Mo Salah thumped the winner from the penalty spot. "Our mentality has improved. That's grown over the last few years and the gaffer has changed that so much," Henderson told Sky Sports.Liverpool have dropped just two points in the Premier League this season and are unbeaten at home in 45 league games. "We have fac...
Europe eyes improved ‘space weather’ resilience

Europe eyes improved ‘space weather’ resilience

Science
This artist's concept is of a new weather satellite - but not the type of spacecraft that warns us of coming winds and rain.It's a mission that would monitor the Sun for the type of energetic outbursts that can interfere with everyday activities on Earth.These powerful eruptions of particles and magnetic fields can degrade communications and even knock over power grids.The Lagrange satellite would see this "space weather" as it develops, alerting us to the impending disruption.The pictured concept has been produced by the UK arm of European aerospace company Airbus, which has just finished its initial assessment of how to construct the mission. Airbus is one of four groups that were asked to work through ideas by the European Spa...
Banking sector performance improved due to fall in bad loans in 2018-19: Economic Survey

Banking sector performance improved due to fall in bad loans in 2018-19: Economic Survey

Finance
NEW DELHI: The performance of banking sector has improved as bad loans declined in the last fiscal, but financial flows are constrained due to fall in money raised from capital markets and stress in the non-banking financial sector, the Economic Survey 2018-19 said Thursday. The monetary policy witnessed a U-turn over the last year. The benchmark policy rate was first hiked by 50 basis points (bps) and later reduced by 75 bps due to weaker than anticipated inflation, growth slowdown and softer international monetary conditions, the survey, tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament, said. "The performance of the banking system has improved as non-performing asset (NPA) ratios declined and credit growth accelerated. However, financial flows to the economy remained constrain...
IAI unveils improved anti-jamming GPS

IAI unveils improved anti-jamming GPS

Business
March 6 (UPI) -- Israel Aerospace Industries has unveiled an upgrade to its satellite operational navigation systems, which it says repels attempts at jamming. While most navigation, communication and electronic warfare systems rely on continuous availability of multiple satellites for navigation, the majority of worldwide avionics systems are vulnerable to localized, low-power jamming emitters. "In the Army, we have recognized that PNT [Positioning Navigation Timing] is a critical enabler of our warfighting capability, and that GPS is the predominant materiel solution that we rely upon," the U.S. Army said in a 2015 statement. IAI said its ADA-O development features an advanced architecture and can defeat jamming efforts. The system can be installed on armored vehicles, communications ca...
Compound from Rhodiola plant improved memory in mice in study

Compound from Rhodiola plant improved memory in mice in study

Health
Oct. 25 (UPI) -- An active ingredient from the medicinal plant Rhodiola rosea may improve memory, according to a study with flies and mice. The plant has been known to increase mental performance, but researchers wanted to find out which specific substances improved memory. Their findings were published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances. Rhodiola rosea, which is also called golden root, rose root and roseroot, grows naturally in wild Arctic regions of Europe, Asia and North America. It has been long used to treat several disorders, notably including treatment of anxiety and depression. "In order to make this knowledge useful for medicine, we wanted to find out which specific substances from Rhodiola improve memory," first author Dr. Birgit Michels, from the Leibniz Institutes for ...