Sony’s free PS Plus February 2022 games include Tiny Tina DLC

Sony has announced the three games that’ll be free for PlayStation Plus subscribers to download in February. The lineup includes the notable titles EA Sports UFC 4 and Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep, both for the PS4, as well as a third game exclusively available to PlayStation 5 owners: Planet Coaster: Console Edition. As expected, the next PS Plus … Continue reading … [Read more...]

Samsung Unpacked 2022 date and time confirmed: What we know

Days after confirming its Galaxy S22 event will take place in February, Samsung has revealed the date and time for Unpacked 2022. According to the Korean company, fans will be able to tune in and watch the event on February 9, 2022, at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET. A new Samsung Unpacked 2022 website is now live and … Continue reading … [Read more...]

The Reason Microwaves Were Originally Invented

Microwaves are a handy invention, which is why around 90% of American households now own one, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The appliances have a long history, too. Initially, microwave units were heavy, expensive, and mostly found in trains, ships, and restaurants where food was regularly cooked for a large number of people. Per Quartz, the less-bulky … Continue reading … [Read more...]

Mars’ hidden water store looks like a mirage

Those who dream of possibly terraforming Mars for human habitation have placed a lot of hope on the Red Planet currently containing water, as it would lend validity to the theory that it could continue to retain water (and an atmosphere) under the right conditions. However, a new study from researchers at both the University of Texas and University Grenoble … Continue reading … [Read more...]

FDA wants more info before approving Merck’s chronic cough drug

Pharmaceutical company Merck has revealed that gefapixant, its experimental drug designed to address chronic cough, still has a ways to go before hitting the US market. As part of its announcement, Merck said it has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA seeking more details about the drug’s efficacy, meaning the agency has declined to approve the treatment … Continue reading … [Read more...]

FDA says remdesivir can now be used as outpatient COVID treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced an expansion in remdesivir treatment availability. With this change, certain individuals who have developed mild or moderate COVID-19 — but who haven’t been hospitalized — can receive an infusion of the drug. The goal, the FDA says, is to prevent these individuals from ending up hospitalized. Remdesivir, which is also called … Continue reading … [Read more...]