Recruiting bacteria for innovation

first_imgFor many people, biofilms conjure up images of slippery stones in streambeds or dirty drains. A team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University thinks of them instead as a robust new platform for designer nanomaterials that could help clean polluted rivers, manufacture pharmaceutical products, fabricate new textiles, and more.Biofilms are communities of bacteria ensconced in a matrix of slimy, but extremely tough, extracellular material composed of sugars, proteins, genetic material, and more. Researchers wanted to give them a facelift, and developed a novel protein-engineering system called BIND to do so. With BIND, which stands for biofilm-integrated nanofiber display, the team said biofilms could become living foundries for large-scale production of biomaterials that can be programmed to provide functions not possible with existing materials. They reported the proof-of-concept today in the journal Nature Communications.“Most biofilm-related research today focuses on how to get rid of biofilms, but we demonstrate here that we can engineer these super-tough natural materials to perform specific functions, so we may want them around in specific quantities and for specific applications,” said Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Neel Joshi, the study’s senior author. Joshi is also an associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS).Biofilms also can self-assemble and self-heal. “If they get damaged, they grow right back because they are living tissues,” said lead author Peter Nguyen, a postdoctoral fellow at the Wyss Institute and SEAS.During biofilm formation, individual bacteria pump out proteins that self-assemble outside the cell, creating tangled networks of fibers that essentially glue the cells together into communities that keep the bacteria safer than they would be on their own. In this video, the Wyss Institute’s Neel Joshi and Postdoctoral Fellow Peter Nguyen describe how their protein engineering system called BIND (biofilm-integrated nanofiber display) could redefine biofilms as large-scale production platforms for biomaterials with functionality not currently possible. An animation depicts how it works on a molecular level.Interest in biofilm engineering is skyrocketing, and while several other teams have recently developed genetic tools to control biofilm formation, Joshi’s team altered the composition of the extracellular material itself, essentially turning it into a self-replicating production platform to churn out whatever material they wish to produce.“Until recently, there was not enough cooperation between synthetic biologists and biomaterials researchers to exploit the synthetic potential of biofilms this way. We are trying to bridge that gap,” Joshi said.The team genetically fuse a protein with a particular desired function — for example, one known to adhere to steel — onto a small protein called CsgA that is already produced by E. coli bacteria. The appended domain goes along for the ride through the natural process by which CsgA is secreted outside the cell, where it self-assembles into super-tough proteins called amyloid nanofibers. These amyloid proteins retain the functionality of the added protein, ensuring the desired function, in this case that the biofilm adheres to steel.Amyloid proteins traditionally get a bad rap for their role in causing tremendous health challenges such as Alzheimer’s disease, but here their role is fundamental to making BIND robust. The amyloids can spontaneously assemble into fibers that, by weight, are stronger than steel and stiffer than silk.“We are excited about the versatility of the method, too,” Joshi said. The team demonstrated an ability to fuse 12 different proteins to the CsgA protein, with widely varying sequences and lengths. This means that in principle they can use this technology to display virtually any protein sequence — a significant feature because proteins perform an array of impressive functions, from binding to foreign particles, to carrying out chemical reactions, to transmitting signals, providing structural support, and transporting or storing certain molecules.Not only can these functions be programmed into the biofilm one at a time, they can be combined to create multifunctional biofilms as well.The concept of the microbial factory is not a new one, but this is the first time it is being applied to materials, as opposed to soluble molecules such as drugs or fuels. “We are essentially programming the cells to be fabrication plants,” Joshi said. “They don’t just produce a raw material as a building block, they orchestrate the assembly of those blocks into higher-order structures and maintain those structures over time.”“The foundational work Neel and his team are doing with biofilms offers a glimpse into a much more environmentally sustainable future, where gargantuan factories are reduced to the size of a cell that we can program to manufacture new materials that meet our everyday needs — from textiles to energy and environmental clean-up,” said Wyss Institute Founding Director Don Ingber.For now, the team has demonstrated the ability to program E. coli biofilms that stick to certain substrates such as steel, and others that can immobilize an array of proteins or promote the templating of silver for construction of nanowires.This work was primarily funded by the Wyss Institute. The authors also acknowledge support from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and the A*STAR National Science Graduate Fellowship.last_img read more

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Fulbright awards 12 Notre Dame grants

first_imgNotre Dame is one of the top-producing institutions of Fulbright awards in the nation, according to a recent announcement by the Fulbright Program. Twelve Notre Dame students received Fulbright grants for the 2011-12 academic year, placing the University among the top 15 schools in the nation to receive the award. Roberta Jordan, assistant director of National Fellowships for the Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE), said Notre Dame students are strong candidates for the Fulbright awards. “Our applicants generally have a higher than national average win rate,” she said. “About 25 percent of our applicants are offered awards each year.” Jordan said the application process for these grants and scholarships can begin as early as the spring semester of junior year. The deadline to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2012 -13 academic year was Oct. 18. “The CUSE Fellowships office holds information sessions at which we explain what the award is and ask juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing this to submit a statement of interest or a resume,” she said. “We then follow up with a pre-application prompting students to narrow their focus, identify one country and define their projects.” Jordan said preparation to compete for such awards can begin as early as high school for some candidates. “Experience is very important, so the more experience applicants can draw from, the better, whether we’re talking about research, graduate study or teaching English,” she said. “That’s not to say that students with a limited background in what they want to pursue are automatically excluded.” Jordan said students choose to different ways to use their rewards. “For English teaching assistantships, the age of the students and type of placement vary by country,” she said. “For research and study grants, the opportunities are endless because the applicants propose their individual projects.” Andrew Mrugala, a 2011 Notre Dame graduate, was awarded a Fulbright Research and Study grant, which provides a year of funding for study and research abroad. “The application process is pretty involved,” he said. “The great thing is that CUSE is right there with you through the whole process, and they offer all kinds of help with getting started, staying on schedule and putting together a solid application.” Mrugala is currently in Poland investigating the effects of healthcare reform on the mining workforce. “Luckily my area of research is not very cost-intensive and my living expenses are low, which leaves me a significant amount of grant money to partake in extracurricular stuff,” he said. “This part of the world is a little bit more remote than Western Europe, so I’ve been trying to make the most of my time over here by working and experiencing as much as I can during the short time I have.” Mrugala said he valued the help from the CUSE office when he applied for his Fulbright grant. “It is encouraging to know that you really do have a chance to get the scholarship if you stick with CUSE and work with their office to put together a solid proposal,” he said. “The staff and faculty at school really helped to create an environment where applying for national-level fellowships wasn’t anything out of the ordinary or anything to be intimidated by.”last_img read more

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Beyond fraud: 5 ways machine learning makes your credit union smarter

first_imgFor credit unions today, machine learning is proving invaluable in the fight against card fraud. Moreover, the technology’s potential to enhance your service proposition extends well beyond the realm of member security.The sheer power of prediction delivered by machine learning has the ability to transform nearly every aspect of your business model. It’s hard to imagine a single area of a credit union’s operations that would not benefit from the ability to see accurately into the future. And your members will love it.Although artificial intelligence and machine learning are expected to be deployed throughout credit unions, there are areas in which the technology is likely to be implemented first. Below are five immediate use cases for how machine learning can help drive credit union success:#1 – Managing Risk More IntelligentlyWhen layered over strategies like credit card pricing and credit line management, machine learning can help credit unions boost card portfolio performance significantly. There is great potential for machine learning to more rapidly adjust pricing and credit lines according to emerging risks, which in turn will bring revenues into closer alignment with that risk. For credit unions, of course, it will be important to temper the recommendations of the technology with the people-over-profits philosophy.#2 – Inspiring Member Engagement and LoyaltyTop-of-wallet strategies are another area of promise for machine learning because the technology allows credit unions to better anticipate member needs and preferences.  Consumers demand highly personalized experiences, and they want service to be instantaneous. Predictive analytics delivered through machine learning can guide service models in a multitude of ways.For example, new machine learning-based financial apps can alert consumers to bills they are overpaying – and to readily available, relevant discounts. Imagine the surprise and delight your credit union could inspire by calling a member and saying, “We just found a way for you to save $50 every month on your cable bill, and we’ve already taken care of it for you.” #3 – Taking Support Up a LevelWhile informed sales and marketing strategies are critical to building member relationships, so is providing world-class support. To that end, new voice-enabled machine learning solutions can augment and help expedite service. But the real value machine learning brings to your support organization is its ability to analyze positive and negative outcomes from inquiries, and draw correlations between activities. With these insights, credit unions can better understand how members like to engage, which responses perform best and how to improve their performance over time.#4 – Staying in ComplianceKeeping current on regulatory compliance requirements is a massive job and one that should not be left to the compliance officer alone. Every staff member must be aware of how his or her actions impact the member. That’s what examiners expect.To help, new machine learning technology can be deployed to scan member interactions for trouble spots and provide real-time solutions that ensure compliance. Call centers today are already analyzing speech patterns in search of terms, words and phrases that trigger ‘requirements’ for how the call should be handled. These systems can even populate the screens of representatives with scripts and checklists to follow – and then note the outcomes, learning from each incident. #5 – Maintaining Your Competitive EdgeWhile it can be challenging for credit unions to change internal systems, practices and strategies to embrace machine learning technology, doing so is imperative to future success. Your competitors are absolutely deploying machine learning. Startups are using the technology to power cognitive financial planning and money management apps. And large banks are rolling out chatbots driven by machine learning apps to get their customers better answers quicker. All of this is feeding a consumer desire for fast, personalized and cognitive service, and for exceptional experiences from the brands they favor.Your credit union has the data. You have the member relationships, and you have the trust. Machine learning will only improve the experience you provide, helping you deepen relationships and earn new members. 35SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Shazia Manus At AdvantEdge Analtyics, Shazia Manus applies a futurist view to the field of analytics, helping credit unions discover new possibilities for exceptional member experiences. Prior to joining CUNA Mutual Group … Web: advantedgeanalytics.com Detailslast_img read more

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Curbing the CFPB watchdog

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has gone through some significant changes since the resignation of former Director Richard Cordray last November.  Moving from continuously issuing regulations and enforcement actions, under its current leadership, the bureau appears to be heading to a kinder and gentler mode.  Acting Director Mick Mulvaney has made it clear in both a memo to CFPB staff and the bureau’s recently released five-year strategic plan that going forward, the CFPB will go no further than furthering its statutory responsibilities outlined under Dodd-Frank.  According to its mission, the bureau will “regulate the offering and provision of consumer financial products or services under the Federal consumer financial laws” and “educate and empower consumers to make better informed financial decisions.”The CFPB has three goals under the current strategic plan:Ensure that all consumers have access to markets for consumer financial products and services.Implement and enforce the law consistently to ensure that markets for consumer financial products and services are fair, transparent, and competitive.Foster operational excellence through efficient and effective processes, governance and security of resources and information. continue reading »last_img read more

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Tourism in numbers in 2017

first_imgThe Ministry of Tourism has published an analysis for last year: Tourism in Figures for 2017, which brings us the entire statistical analysis, from accommodation capacity, tourist traffic by municipalities, cities, counties to employees and income from tourism.Read the full analysis in the attachment –  TOURISM IN FIGURES 2017last_img

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Adultery website big in Japan where marriage reigns

first_img Sharing is caring! 113 Views   no discussions Share InternationalLifestylePrintRelationships Adultery website big in Japan where marriage reigns by: – April 2, 2014 Tweetcenter_img Noel Biderman, chief executive of Avid Life Media Inc, which operates AshleyMadison.com, poses during a photo session in Tokyo. Ashley Madison is the world’s biggest online hookup site for married people. (Photo:AP)TOKYO (AP) — Ashley Madison, the world’s biggest online hook-up site for married people, works only when monogamy is the rule on the surface but, deep inside, couples want to cheat. That’s why it is scoring big in Japan.The nation that prides itself on conformity and proper appearances reached a million users in eight and a half months, the fastest pace among any of the 37 countries where the adultery site operates. The previous record was Brazil at 10 months. The US, which has the biggest number of users at 13 million, took a year to achieve the one million mark. Spain took nearly two years.Extramarital sex and affairs are not new to Japan, but a site such as Ashley Madison is a “a levelling out of the playing field” for women, said Noel Biderman, chief executive of Avid Life Media Inc., which operates AshleyMadison.com. There is a tradition of wealthy men taking mistresses in Japan and its male dominated society has provided plenty of outlets for married men to find casual sex.The divorce rate in Japan is relatively low at about two cases per 1,000 people vs. four cases in the US, although sinking marriages rates in Japan also lower the divorce numbers. In the 1960s, divorces were even rarer, with fewer than one per 1,000 people.With its slogan, “Life is short. Have an affair,” Ashley Madison has drawn nearly 25 million users worldwide since being started in Canada in 2002. It now has 1.07 million users in Japan after opening here in June last year.Biderman, who is in a monogamous marriage and has two children, insists the social network is just a tool and no one can force anyone to betray a spouse. A friendly uninhibited man with quick answers to almost any question about infidelity, he doesn’t shy from declaring he would cheat if his marriage were sexually unsatisfying.One appeal of the site is that it allows for pseudonyms or anonymity. It’s secure and closed so digital tracks like emails don’t get left behind, reducing the chances of getting caught. It’s far less messy than trying to find an erotic outlet on Facebook or in the office, said Biderman during a visit to Tokyo this week.A small but significant portion of users around the world don’t have affairs and merely flirt in “fantasy dates” in cyberspace, according to Ashley Madison.Singles can join but only if they are willing to get together with married people. Women can use the services for free.Revenue comes from charging the male users, who are 64 percent of site’s members in Japan and 70 per cent globally. A package of 100 credits costs 4,900 yen (US$49), which allow connections with 20 potential partners. Credits are also used for gifts to woo potential lovers, such as virtual flowers. The privately owned company had profit of about $40 million last year. Is revenue was about $125 million, up from $100 million in 2012.Ashley Madison has not been warmly welcomed everywhere in Asia.Singapore’s government blocked access to the site ahead of its launch there late last year amid a public outcry, lambasting the service as a “flagrant disregard of our family values and public morality.”The nation that invented the geisha, Japan is no newcomer to the cheating game.It already has a host of online encounter sites called “deaikei,” which means “meeting people.” “Soap land” is a real place, where scantily clad women give massages and more. “Love hotels,” the official place for secret flings, are a booming business.Nobuyuki Hayashi, a technology consultant and writer, is not surprised Ashley Madison is a hit. Japanese have little resistance to engaging in hanky-panky with strangers, and have relied on cell-phone and other social networking technology to hook up, he said.And with the long “salaryman” hours typical in corporate Japan, immediate gratification becomes crucial, he said.“If you are successful in Silicon Valley, you might go and buy a jet. Here in Japan, there aren’t that many great ways to have fun and so men go and splurge at a caba-club,” said Hayashi, referring to flashy hostess bars.In a survey this year by Ashley Madison of more than 3,500 Japanese users, the top reason for seeking an affair was simple: “Not enough sex” in their lives.Fifty-five per cent of the Japanese women respondents and 51 per cent of the men gave that as their number one reason.While about a fifth of the respondents in the global sample said they felt guilty about having an affair, Japanese felt almost no qualms at all. Only 2 per cent of the women and 8 per cent of the men acknowledged guilt.Since the survey sample is self-selecting its findings can’t be extrapolated to the broader population. But Japan is not immersed in the Judeo-Christian morality prevalent in Western nations, and prides itself on a culture that celebrates the art of seduction such as “The Tale of Genji.”“The reason people have affairs is that they want to stay married,” said Biderman, noting there’s a lot at stake in a marriage such as social status, jointly owned property, maybe children. A divorce might be messy, even difficult depending on the laws.Underlining Biderman’s view, 84 per cent of Japanese women in the survey believed an affair worked as a plus for their marriage.Associated Press Share Sharelast_img read more

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UK golfing season: Osaze Odemwingie can’t wait to Tee- off

first_img Odemwingie who played for ten clubs in the course of his soccer career, has not only intensified playing on the golf course but has also been taking series of PGA course with intent to according to him ultimately help to grow the game in Nigeria and Russia respectively. “I have plans to preach the gospel of golf from the countries I come from, Russia, Nigeria,” he revealed in a recent video on The PGA Youtube page. Odemwingie who made 63 appearances for the Super Eagles with 10 goals to his credit last played for Indonesia club Madura United, scoring 15 goals in 24 appearances. Read also Ex-Eagles star takes first step in new golf career The 38 year old made his highest game appearance for West Bromwich Albion where he netted 30 goals in 87 appearances. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldNothing Compares To Stargazing Places Around The World6 TV Characters Whose Departures Have Made The Shows BetterThe New Lara Croft Will Really Surprise You5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do Loading… center_img Former Super Eagles striker turned die-hard golfer, Osaze Odemwingie is eager to tee off in the new golfing season in Uk. The former Cardiff and Stoke City ace who has continued to build up his golfing profile revealed his readiness to get cracking in the new season while expressing satisfaction with his level of improvement in the last two years. “Flag in hole can’t wait for the golfing season to start in the UK. Even the amateur swing looked decent two years ago “he enthused in a tweet Monday Former super Eagles ace Osaze Odemwingie with othe golf prosAdvertisementlast_img read more

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ORVC Weekly Report (February 10-15)

first_imgThe ORVC Weekly Report (February 10-15)Congratulations to The Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagles and Coach Scott Smith for winning The Class 1A Sectional 60 Championship.Boys Basketball Player of the Week:  Austin Clark-Switzerland County.ORVC Weekly Report (February 10-15)Submitted by ORVC Recorder Travis Calvert.last_img

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Indianapolis Children’s Museum opens Star Trek exhibit

first_imgIndianapolis, In — Far beyond the stars in a land far away, visitors are encouraged to live long and prosper. The crew of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis invites you to boldly go where many people have gone before on TV and in movies, but few have experienced in person.For more than 50 years, the U.S.S. Enterprise has explored the final frontier and beyond in the television series Star Trek and subsequent films. Now, the museum will “beam you up” to explore Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds opening on February 2 through April 7, 2019.Scientific exploration and intergalactic diplomacy were a big part of the television series in which alien creatures helped us understand the world in which we live. In this exhibit, fans will learn how science fiction inspired real space travel and how modern space travel inspires science fiction.  The immersive exhibit explores the impact of Star Trek on culture, society, art, technology, and fashion.The exhibit, under license by CBS Consumer Products, features more than 100 rare artifacts from the television series and films.Highlights include:Captain Kirk’s chair (replica)The ship’s navigation console from the original seriesOriginal series tricorderFilm era communicatorsOriginal series phaserBorg cube from Star Trek: First ContactKlingon disruptor pistols from Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Star Trek: GenerationsOriginal series costumes worn by Captain Kirk, Mister Spock, Lieutenant Commander Uhura, and Dr. McCoyData’s uniform from Star Trek: The Next GenerationTribblesShip models used in the filming of TV shows and films, including the 6-foot U.S.S. Enterprise filming model fromStar Trek: The Next GenerationTransporter simulator in which visitors are invited to create a film that shows them being beamed to another locationKHAAAAN! video booth where visitors can recreate the memorable scene from Star Trek II: The Wrath of KhanNot only did Star Trek spur technology (think communicator and cell phone) and inspire new generations to study science and technology, but the original series promoted equality and pushed boundaries of racism and prejudice and demonstrated to people how to get along with one another. Its multi-racial cast showed the importance of team building, using each person or being’s strengths to make a crew stronger. Captain Kirk taught us how to be loyal to our crew and the United Federation of Planets.“Star Trek has entertained, educated and inspired generations of fans which makes an exhibit exploring Star Trek’s role in advancing science and technology a perfect fit for The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis,” said Dr. Jeffrey H. Patchen, president and CEO, The Children’s Museum. “Together, families will undoubtedly reminisce about the past, enjoying the iconic characters and artifacts they’ve loved, while discussing the impact Star Trek has had influencing the future by promoting equality and advancing science and popular culture.Fans will be thrilled to hear the real voice of actor George Takei, aka Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the U.S.S. Enterprise. The pop culture icon will narrate an exciting, new sound and light show specifically for The Children’s Museum’s Schaefer Planetarium and Space Object Theater. Opening in conjunction with Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds, the Space Object Theater transforms into a new multimedia experience exploring how popular science fiction has predicted and helped shape scientific and technological advancements. Featured in the center of the Space Object Theater on a revolving and raising platform will be the real escape pod used by Captain Kirk in the 2016 film Star Trek: Beyond.last_img read more

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Jordan Spieth beats the clock to stay in contention in Abu Dhabi

first_img In an extraordinary finish to the day’s play, Spieth completed the final hole of his third round alongside five other players in near-darkness in order to avoid an early return to Abu Dhabi Golf Club on Sunday. Spieth knew he could play the ninth if just one member of his group teed off before the siren sounded to suspend play, and the 22-year-old did so with seconds to spare as the group in front stood aside. Two days after receiving a warning for slow play, world number one Jordan Spieth won a race against time to reignite his bid for victory in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The Masters and US Open champion then made par alongside playing partners Soren Kjeldsen and Pablo Larrazabal, as well as Eddie Pepperell, Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Tyrrell Hatton in an unofficial “six-ball”. “I’ve never done that before,” admitted Spieth, whose flawless 68 left him seven under par, three behind joint leaders Rory McIlroy, Ian Poulter, Branden Grace, Rickie Fowler and Joost Luiten. “We got up there and didn’t really know if there were any rules around us, who tees off first. We let them tee off first and I was first to tee off (in his group) and as I struck my shot, the horn blew. We were all very, very relieved to have that happen. It saved us about five-plus hours in arriving to the course tomorrow. “We were all asking the guys in front of us, if you guys want to, just go finish and we’ll play behind you, that’s the way it’s supposed to be. They didn’t really mind, plus Eddie’s ball was picked up and so they had to wait a while in the fairway. They didn’t care at all. They’re good guys.” Asked if he appreciated the irony after being given a monitoring penalty for slow play on the eighth hole on Thursday, Spieth added: ” How about that? “I even asked one of the officials on number seven green, I said, ‘Would you guys mind at least giving us a five-minute warning when the horn is going to blow,’ because it’s blowing earlier than it is in the States. “I’m just fortunate that ball got in the air. Very easily could have waited another 10 and we’re standing on the ninth tee.” Spieth might have made it comfortably if not for England’s Andy Sullivan – who was in the final group on the other side of the draw – getting into trouble on the ninth. Sullivan had been two shots clear before losing a ball in a bush and the resulting triple-bogey seven dropped the 28-year-old to nine under par. Playing partner McIlroy had recorded three birdies and a bogey on the front nine after earlier boosting his chances of a first win in Abu Dhabi after four second places in the last five years with a spectacular finish to his second round. McIlroy had been one over par for the 13 holes he completed on Friday and looked set for more frustration after missing early birdie chances, but then almost holed his approach to the last two holes to leave tap-ins for a birdie and an eagle. “I needed that,” McIlroy said. “I could not hole a putt from outside two feet so I thought I would hit a couple inside two feet! “I said to JP (Fitzgerald, his caddie) on the 17th tee ‘Let’s finish three, three so I don’t know if I should say I need 18 threes on the first tee. I knew 18 was a good chance and 17 was downwind so I’d be going in with a wedge, but I didn’t quite expect to do what I did on 18. That was nice. “It glossed over a pretty average round to be fair. But when you are not at your best, to be able to come away with a 70 and keep in touch with the leaders, I’m happy with that.” McIlroy, whose 268-yard five-wood approach to the 18th appeared to graze the edge of the hole, added: “I’ve never had an albatross and my dad’s had one or two so that would have been nice.” Round three was scheduled to resume at 0740 local time on Sunday, weather permitting, with McIlroy and Sullivan having nine holes to play. Luiten had eight holes left, Fowler seven and Poulter five, with Grace returning to play the 17th and 18th. Press Associationlast_img read more

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