ProbablyMonsters Grows its Family of Studios with New Next-Gen Co-Op RPG Studio, Led by Torchlight and Borderlands Creative Leaders

Builder of AAA Game Studios Headed by Harold Ryan Continues to Flourish – Reveals Third Studio as it Expands into New Headquarters

ProbablyMonsters™ Inc., a new category of game company building a family of game studios to launch world-class entertainment, today proudly reveals its third studio, which is led by creative leaders from the acclaimed Torchlight and Borderlands franchises. The third studio, whose name has not been announced, joins Cauldron Studios and Firewalk Studios in the company’s thriving family of sustainable AAA game studios. The new studio is working on a next-gen co-op RPG game for its first project, which represents another genre within the ProbablyMonsters portfolio of original titles.

ProbablyMonsters also confirmed it has secured a new, larger home in the scenic northwest surroundings of Bellevue, Washington as it continues to hire across all studios. The 76,000 square foot building will support ProbablyMonsters and its family of studios

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Over 100 genomes searched to find origin of pheromone gene family — ScienceDaily

Experts who study animal pheromones have traced the evolutionary origins of genes that allow mice, rats and other rodents to communicate through smell. The discovery is a clear example of how new genes can evolve through the random chance of molecular tinkering and may make identifying new pheromones easier in future studies. The results, representing a genealogy for the exocrine-gland secreting peptide (ESP) gene family, were published by researchers at the University of Tokyo in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution.

Researchers led by Professor Kazushige Touhara in the University of Tokyo Laboratory of Biological Chemistry previously studied ESP proteins that affect mice’s social or sexual behavior when secreted in one mouse’s tears or saliva and spread to other animals through social touch.

Recently, Project Associate Professor Yoshihito Niimura led a search for the evolutionary origin of ESP genes using the wide variety of fully sequenced animal genomes available

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Taking care of family health with new consumer genetics technology



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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – Being equipped with knowledge of genetic health and family health history can help increase a family’s confidence in important decision making. A recent survey from Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, found that nearly 60 percent of parents say that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased their interest in understanding their genetic health. With back-to-school season underway, their own and their children’s health is top of mind for Moms, particularly this year, as the world navigates the fight against COVID-19.

Ancestry introduced AncestryHealth powered by NGS (Next Generation Sequencing), its most advanced genetic testing technology, in August. Designed to help people understand their risk for developing certain inheritable health conditions, the advanced testing technology behind AncestryHealth provides more comprehensive genetic screening of an expanded set of health conditions — such as heart disease, breast cancer, colon cancer

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sparks & honey Partners With Esteemed Morgridge Family Foundation To Redefine The Future of Philanthropy

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NEW YORK, Sep 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — sparks & honey, Omnicom Group’s technology-led cultural consultancy, announced today the launch of a new report, The Future of Giving, which explores five major cultural shifts impacting giving, and the current opportunities and challenges facing the diverse stakeholders in this space. The consultancy partnered with The Morgridge Family Foundation on this initiative after it welcomed philanthropist, social impact investor and author Carrie Morgridge to its Advisory Board earlier this year.

“Since the onset of the pandemic, we’ve seen philanthropic and non-profit organizations become the center of daily conversations on how to help those in need during this turbulent time, but we rarely discuss how this space is rapidly evolving. We need to understand the shifts in order

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Western Digital Fuels Growing AI-Enabled Video Recording Systems Market With Expanded Family of WD Purple Solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enabling customers to design and build solutions for a variety of smart video workloads, Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced its expanded family of WD Purple™ storage solutions, including the industry’s highest capacity 18TB* surveillance HDD for DVRs, NVRs and analytics appliances, and the 1TB* WD Purple SC QD101 microSD™ card for AI-enabled cameras. Setting the bar for smart video applications, all WD Purple drives are optimized to help reduce frame loss and pixelation, improve overall video playback and enhance streaming for 24×7 workloads – from ingest to backup and long-term storage – as the industry broadens the use of deep learning and analytics.

From commercial buildings to municipalities, businesses are accelerating adoption of AI and deep learning to enable automation and better efficiencies that ultimately help create a safer and better experience for employees, customers and communities. Deep learning algorithms, hungry for data

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