Tag Archives: Game

New saliva-based Covid-19 test could be a fast and inexpensive ‘game changer’

Researchers from the Yale School of Public Health created the SalivaDirect test, which received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday. “The SalivaDirect test for rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 [the novel coronavirus] is yet another testing innovation game changer that will reduce the demand for scarce testing resources,” said Adm. Brett… Read More »

Perforce and ftrack Partner to Accelerate Creative Production Workflows in Film, Animation, and Video Game Industries

New integration between Helix Core and ftrack Studio provides version control, security, and traceability for digital assets MINNEAPOLIS, August 5, 2020 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced a technology partnership with ftrack, a project management, production tracking, and media review… Read More »

Can a new generation of weight-loss drugs finally help patients win at the losing game?

In 1992, a University of Rochester pharmacologist named Michael Weintraub published a study on a drug combination that appeared to produce never-before-seen weight loss. By week 34, his subjects — 121 volunteers — lost, on average, 30 pounds. What’s more, they rated the fenfluramine-plus-phentermine regimen not only more helpful than placebo, but also not terribly “bothersome.” The tiny study… Read More »

A Different ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Plays the Same Character in Both ‘Rocketman’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Paramount/Getty Images/20th Century Fox John Reid may not be a name as embedded in the lore of popular music history as “Elton John” or “Queen,” but he’s a key figure in the story of both of those classic acts. And, weirdly enough, the cinematic connection of Reid—in last year’s Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, and this… Read More »