UK regulator looks into Microsoft’s partnership with OpenAI

London: The UK's competition regulator will look into the partnership between Microsoft and OpenAI, the developer of ChatGPT, including recent developments, to understand the impact the merger could have on competition in the UK. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is examining whether Microsoft’s association...


Covid virus can persist in lungs for up to two years: Study

London: SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, can last in the lungs of certain individuals for up to 18 months after infection, finds a study. The study, published in the journal Nature Immunology, showed that Covid virus’ persistence appears to be linked to a failure of...

Plastic waste or polyethylene waste

Researchers develop new method to tackle polyethylene waste

Sydney: An international team of experts has developed a way of using polyethylene waste (PE) as a feedstock and converted it into valuable chemicals, via light-driven photocatalysis. Most of the plastics used today end up being discarded and accumulated in landfills. PE is the most...

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