CAROLINA: If head and facial pain seem stronger and scarier than pain elsewhere, it’s because a special pathway in the brain is heightening our emotions from pain at those sites, according to studies in mice. People usually experience head and facial pain as more severe and emotionally draining than body pain, but the biological basis of this remains something of a mystery. It turns out that pain signals in the face travel to a different place in the brain than pain stimuli in other parts of the body, researchers say.…
KARACHI: Twenty20 cricket’s top ranked bowler Imad Wasim is all set to feature in the Twenty20 blast in England for Durham county, the all-rounder said on Wednesday. The 28-year-old is waiting for his visa and if it is issued he will fly to feature in the Twenty20 blast. “It’s a great opportunity to play for Durham in the Twenty20 blast. I am waiting for the visa,” said Imad, who retained his world number one Twenty20 bowler ranking on Monday. He has replaced South African Imran Tahir as world’s…
BIRMINGHAM: Josh Cobb made a swashbuckling 80 to lead unfashionable Northamptonshire to a four-wicket victory over Durham in county cricket's Twenty20 Blast final in Birmingham on Saturday.
DURHAM: England moved towards victory in the second test against Sri Lanka whose batsmen showed sufficient resolve on Sunday to push the game into a fourth day if not affect a result that still seems inevitable.