Fortnite publisher sued for plagiarism by PUBG Corporation

The studio behind the video game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has sued for copyright infringement against Epic Games, publisher of its rival Fortnite: Battle Royale (Fortnite:BR ). The lawsuit, allegedly filed in January... Read more »

WHO no longer recommends taxing sweetened beverages

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Noncommunicable Disease Committee is moving away from the two-year-old call by the UN agency to tax sweetened beverages in a new report on diseases such as cancer,... Read more »

Genetically targeted cancer treatments are more effective, study finds

Innovative tumor-based therapies based on their genetic identity card, not their general category, significantly improve survival time over traditional treatments, according to the largest study ever published. Not all breast, liver or... Read more »

Human represents 0.01% of life on Earth: study

For the first time, researchers have managed to put in figures the mass that represents life on Earth. Their results show not humanity respersents only a small percent of the total biomass.... Read more »

An important clue about pregnancy and the development of schizophrenia has been discovered

The exact causes of schizophrenia are a real mystery, and scientists have recently been trying to determine if it could develop during pregnancy. Now, a new study suggests that the placenta, which... Read more »

Here’s why the FBI wants you to restart your router

The FBI is asking all owners of a router to restart it in an attempt to stop a computer attack from Russia. In an announcement on May 25, the US Federal Police... Read more »

‘Active Shooter’ game lets players act out a school shooting

While a social debate on the carrying of firearms rages in the United States, a publisher will soon launch a video game placing the player in the role of an active shooter... Read more »

Amazon Sells Facial Recogniton Technology To Police Departments

Has the retail giant Amazon crossed an indefensible ethical line by selling its facial recognition program to a police department to potentially spy on all the inhabitants of a big city? The... Read more »

Mercury’s crust is thinner than previously thought

Mathematical calculations have determined that Mercury’s crust is thinner than previously thought. The small planet Mercury is the one whose orbit is closest to the Sun, so that few probes have been... Read more »

Horses perceive human emotions and remember them

Domestic horses can read and remember the emotional expressions of humans, British researchers have shown. Previous research had shown that horses recognize human facial expressions, but this is the first to establish... Read more »
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