Utah scientists revive cells in human donor eyes, transforming brain and vision research

Fatima Abbas and Frans Vinberg are scientists at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. The pair have published a study showing how they were able to revive light-sensing neuron cells in organ donor eyes and restore communication between them as part of a series of discoveries that stand to transform … Read more

The world first clear video of latest FF14 content has been taken down

The end of the Final Fantasy 14 Dragonsong’s Reprise world first race has turned a little controversial today as Square Enix have released their first announcement on the topic. Rather than a personalized congratulations to the world-first team, they paired general praise for the community with a post detailing their thoughts and rules on third-party … Read more

FFXIV Mod Drama May Prompt Official HUD Upgrades, Director Says

Screenshot: Square Enix As part of a larger blog reiterating the Final Fantasy XIV team’s disapproval of mods following their prevalence in a high-profile raid event, producer and director Naoki Yoshida promised to improve the massively popular game’s HUD to match the functionality of these unofficial tools. “We believe that people use [mods] to expand … Read more

Everything still ahead of Rangers despite trailing Penguins

PITTSBURGH — Ferris Bueller said that life comes at you fast in the playoffs and even faster when Sidney Crosby is on the other side playing some of the most compelling hockey of his fabulous career. Yogi Berra said that it gets late early in the playoffs and especially when down 2-1 and on the … Read more

Chelsea being sold for $3B to LA Dodgers owners, investors

LONDON — Chelsea will be sold to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly, ending 19 years of ownership and lavish investment by Roman Abramovich until the Russian oligarch was sanctioned and forced to offload the English Premier League club over the war in Ukraine. The sale price of 2.5 billion pounds … Read more

New matchups create opportunity for Rangers’ top line

PITTSBURGH — Regarding the Rangers, no longer playoff-untested approaching Games 3 and 4 on the road: 1. Gerard Gallant is not a slave to matchups and never has been throughout his career but it is clear that the coach has done his best to limit the amount of shifts the Alexis Lafreniere-Filip Chytil-Kaapo Kakko Kid … Read more

Brittney Griner detained in Russia as Phoenix Mercury opens season

PHOENIX (AP) — The purple-and-orange throng snaked its way through the maze of barricades that fill downtown Phoenix these days, excitement growing with each step toward the Footprint Center. Their voices, no longer drowned out by traffic and tractors, created the type of palpable buzz inside the arena that only a season opener can generate. … Read more

Joel Embiid returns to lead 76ers to Game 3 win over Heat

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid spent the week groggy from a concussion. His busted thumb needs surgery. MVP form? Not yet. But Embiid wore his black mask and injected the 76ers — and a skittish fanbase — with revitalized championship aspirations. Embiid inspired the 76ers with his return from a facial injury, Danny Green and Tyrese … Read more

Draymond Green accuses Chris Russo of ‘racist undertone’

Draymond Green responded to Chris Russo telling him to shut up and play. “Yesterday, hey [Russo] goes on TV and he says ‘America is tired of Draymond Green.’ He then proceeds to say ‘shut up and play,’ ” Green said on his podcast, “the Draymond Green Show”, Thursday. “I’m not one to really pull a … Read more

The Cincinnati Reds are the worst team in baseball

The Reds have allowed runners to cross the plate more than any team in baseball.image: Getty Images The Reds are a joke. Not a gut-wrenching knee slapper either. I’m talking about a “force the audience to ask for a refund”-type joke, AKA just normal Amy Schumer material. The Reds’ record is an abysmal 3-22. To … Read more