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Guam News Factor: Celebrate Pi Day with Deals and Discounts at Restaurants Guam – March 14 is not just any ordinary day, it is Pi Day! Celebrated annually on March 14, Pi Day is a day that mathematicians and food lovers can both appreciate. The date, written as 3.14, corresponds to the mathematical concept of Pi, which is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. In addition to being a day to honor the mathematical constant Pi, March 14 is also the birthday of renowned physicist Albert Einstein, adding an extra layer of significance to the…

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Innovative CAR-T Cell Therapy Shows Promise in Treating Glioblastoma Patients Three patients with aggressive glioblastoma experienced remarkable tumor shrinkage following a single infusion of a cutting-edge CAR-T cell therapy developed by the Mass General Cancer Center. The early-stage study, led by Dr. Marcela Maus, director of the cellular immunotherapy program, yielded promising results in the fight against this deadly form of brain cancer. While two patients experienced cancer regrowth within six months, one patient showed nearly undetectable levels of cancer during the follow-up period. The treatment involves reprogramming a patient’s immune cells to specifically target and destroy cancer cells, a…

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Intelligence agencies have successfully foiled a major terrorist attack in a major city through a covert operation, Guam News Factor reports. The operation, which involved months of surveillance and monitoring of suspicious individuals and groups, resulted in gathering enough evidence to prevent the attack before it could be carried out. The exact details of the operation and the target of the attack have not been disclosed for security reasons. This successful operation underscores the importance of intelligence gathering and collaboration between agencies in preventing terrorist activities. The public is urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to authorities.…

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The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has recently made a groundbreaking discovery that has shed new light on the expansion rate of the universe, confirming the measurements initially made by the Hubble Space Telescope. However, the new data has also unveiled a discrepancy between different methods of measuring this expansion rate, a phenomenon known as the Hubble tension. The cosmic distance ladder, a method that relies on various milestones such as Cepheid variable stars and Type Ia supernovas, is typically used to measure the expansion of the universe. The JWST recently observed Cepheid variables in five galaxies and ruled out…

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Strength Training: More Than Just Building Muscle New research has revealed that strength training offers hidden benefits beyond simply building muscle. According to recent studies, individuals who engage in weight training a few days a week actually live longer than those who do not. Interestingly, it was found that women experience the biggest boost in longevity from strength training. This is great news for women who may not have considered weight training as part of their fitness routine. In addition to the longevity benefits, strength training has also been shown to improve mood. The endorphins released during a strength training…

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New Perspective on Galactic Activity Revealed in Mid-Infrared View of NGC 604 Guam News Factor – A new study using Webb’s view in mid-infrared wavelengths has provided a fresh perspective on the activity within the region. In the MIRI view of NGC 604, there are noticeably fewer stars visible compared to other views. The reason for this is that hot stars emit less light at these wavelengths, allowing cooler gas and dust clouds to glow instead. Some of the stars seen in the image are red supergiants, which are cool but very large stars. Additionally, background galaxies that were prominent…

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UNC’s Cormac Ryan Shines with Career-High 31 Points in Win over Duke In a memorable night at Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium, UNC’s Cormac Ryan put on a show by scoring a career-high 31 points and waving goodbye to Duke fans. Ryan’s exceptional performance also landed him in the company of UNC legends such as Lennie Rosenbluth and Michael Jordan, becoming only the third Tar Heel to drop 30 points at Cameron. The victory over Duke not only gave UNC bragging rights but also clinched the ACC regular-season championship for the team, finishing with a record 17th ACC win. Head coach…

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Former Duchess Meghan Markle made a powerful statement at the South by Southwest festival, opening up about her experience with online bullying, particularly during her pregnancies with Archie and Lilibet. Speaking candidly, Markle revealed that the social media abuse she endured was not just catty, but cruel. She emphasized the impact it had on her well-being, prompting her to distance herself from social media. Markle called for more safety measures in the current social media landscape, especially for children, urging for systemic and cultural changes to create safe online spaces. She also called out women who perpetuate hate towards other…

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European Stock Markets Reach Record Highs, Gold Surges Ahead of US Jobs Data Release European stock markets reached a new record high on Friday, with the pan-European Stoxx 600 index rising by 0.2%. This marks the index’s seventh week of gains, reflecting positive investor sentiment. Global bonds also saw an increase, indicating expectations of interest-rate cuts in the coming months. Gold prices continued to surge in anticipation of the US jobs data release later in the day. In the US, futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 edged higher, pointing towards a positive start for American markets. Chip stocks,…

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In a riveting clash of ideologies and personalities, the stage is set for a powerful drama at a Catholic school in the Bronx in 1964. “Doubt: A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley brings to life the intense rivalry between Sister Aloysius, a stern nun who upholds strict moral standards, and Father Flynn, a charming priest who aims to bring a more approachable image to the church. Sister Aloysius, portrayed as a fierce moral guardian, despises modern conveniences like ballpoint pens and the cheery tune of “Frosty the Snowman.” She is wary of Father Flynn, who she believes crosses boundaries with…

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