eSports Players Can Get College Scholarship

An Ohio university is offering scholarships for eSports players in games such as Fortnite Battle Royale. But it’s not exactly going to pay your way through college. Ashland University has a small but dedicated eSports program headed by Joshua Buchanan, a competitive Starcraft player and commentator on streaming coverage. The team will practice and compete […]

Gary Gygax Archive To Become Video Games

Unpublished work by Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax will be turned into video games. His family is searching for developers to make the adaptations. Perhaps most excitingly, the source material will include Gygax’s personal campaign that he used for game nights. He never published details of that campaign for fear that the people who […]

Scientists Improve Plastic Recycling Enzyme

Scientists investigating bacteria that can eat plastic have accidentally made the relevant enzyme even more effective. It could significantly improve the options for recycling plastic bottles. Such bottles are commonly made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in which the bond between molecules is particularly strong. That’s a big benefit when the material is being used and […]