More people may die,’ Biden says, if Trump goes on blocking pandemic cooperation

President-elect Joe Biden said on Monday “more people may die” if outgoing President Donald Trump continues blocking a U.S. transition of power as the coronavirus pandemic worsens, and he urged Congress to pass new relief legislation. Biden said business and labor leaders had signaled willingness to work together to bolster the pandemic-battered U.S. economy but […]

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Researchers Make Biodegradable Tableware From Sugar and Bamboo So it Will Be As Cheap as Plastic

Scientists have designed a set of “green” tableware made from sugarcane waste and bamboo that doesn’t sacrifice on convenience or functionality and could serve as a potential alternative to plastic cups and other disposable plastic containers. Unlike traditional plastic or biodegradable polymers‚ which can take as long as 450 years or require high temperatures to […]

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Report: Rockets trading Trevor Ariza, No. 16 pick to Pistons for future first-rounder

The Rockets trading Robert Covington to the Trail Blazers for two first-round picks and Trevor Ariza strongly indicated Houston wasn’t done dealing. Now, the Rockets will flip Ariza and the No. 16 pick (acquired from Portland) to the Pistons. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: The Rockets are purchasing Detroit’s 2021 second-round pick — via the Lakers […]

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Study identifies patients with lung cancer most likely to respond to immunotherapy

Scientists are beginning to unravel one of the biggest challenges with immunotherapy: why some people with cancer respond to the treatment, while others may not respond at all. In a new study, researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center found patients with a particular type of human leukocyte antigen (HLA), a protein scaffold involved […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War accused of becoming a “Play on PlayStation to win game” after latest Sony exclusives revealed

Activision and Sony have been heavily criticised by Call of Duty fans over “anti-consumer” Black Ops Cold War PlayStation exclusivity. Yesterday it emerged that PlayStation 4 and 5 players of Treyarch and Raven’s first-person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War get two extra create a class slots, extra tier skips, extra weapon XP […]

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