Steam’s Game Festival returns with hundreds of playable demos for upcoming titles

Businesses are finally opening up following the destructive outbreak of Covid-19, but for gamers, the damage has already been done. Highly-anticipated gaming conventions like E3 and Blizzcon have already been canceled, and the industry has sought digital alternatives.Take the latest Steam Game Festival, for example. Since gamers aren’t able to go to a physical event […]

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Europa League tournament confirmed

The dates and details have been confirmed for a UEFA Europa League straight-knockout tournament held in Germany in August to conclude the 2019-20 competition. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin announced the news Wednesday, as the tournament will take place from August 10-21. The Europa League was halted on March 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

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Researchers overcome a vexing problem in vaccine research

Researchers at UConn’s Center of Excellence in Vaccine Research (CEVR) have made a breakthrough in vaccine development for a common and difficult to treat pneumonia-causing pathogen. Their research was recently published in the Nature Partner Journal—Vaccines. For Mycoplasma pneumoniae, vaccine development has been stalled since the 1960s due to a phenomena called vaccine-enhanced disease (VED) […]

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Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday launched an artificial intelligence-based tracking system to enforce social distancing at its offices and warehouses to help reduce any risk of contracting the new coronavirus among its workers. The unveiling comes as the world’s largest online retailer faces intensifying scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers and unions over whether it is doing enough […]

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