UK Science

This Newly Discovered Symptom Is A Sure Sign A Heart Attack Could Be Imminent

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Tech

A team of scientists and medical experts at Michigan State University have discovered a symptom that if found could be a sure sign that a heart attack...

Gravity Is Your Posture's Friend

Adrian Farrell | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Tech
Adrian Farrell

I've always found it remarkable how common it is for people to behave as if gravity is the enemy, and yet we're entirely evolved to interact with it as part of the way we function, no less so than with the air we breathe. Russian scientist and academic P. Anokhin phrased it thus:

How Science Is Unlocking The Cancer Medicines Of The Future

Dr Sheuli Porkess | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech
Dr Sheuli Porkess

While there have been major advances in drug development in recent years, systemic treatments like chemotherapy remain the standard of care for most patients. As anyone who has been through chemotherapy knows, it affects the whole body aggressively and causes serious side effects, taking a physical and emotional toll.

This Creepy Camera Tracks When Hospital Employees Haven't Washed Their Hands

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Tech

Tackling the issue of hygiene in hospitals is a difficult proposition. While you can provide staff and visitors with the tools they need, ultimately i...

A Scientist Has A Remarkable Plan To Harness The Billions Of Cigarette Butts We Drop Every Year

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Tech

Every year, human beings drop billions of cigarette butts on the floor in what is arguably one of the the single largest acts of littering ever undert...

A Revelation About TRAPPIST-1's Age Could Spell Bad News For Finding Alien Life

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Tech

When TRAPPIST-1′s discovery was revealed by NASA earlier this year its seven potentially habitable planets seemed like the solar system we had all b...

Researchers Have Discovered Two Potential 'Super Earths' Just 12 Light Years Away

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech

A team of scientists have discovered what they believe to be two large Earth-like planets orbiting a star just 12-light-years away. The team, led by r...

This Incredible Optical Illusion Is Making Our Brains Hurt

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Tech

A rather incredible optical illusion is currently doing the rounds on the internet and we have to admit, it’s a good one. As you can see, the darke...

Scientists Have Discovered The Largest Dinosaur To Walk The Earth

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists believe that a newly discovered dinosaur that weighed as much as the space shuttle could be the largest animal to have ever walked the Eart...

Gold Nanoparticles Could Be A New Way To Treat Cancer

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists from Edinburgh University have found that gold could be used to tackle certain cancers. The team found that gold nanoparticles greatly incr...

NASA Has Probably The Coolest Job Opening We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Tech

Ok it’s time. All those years of training are finally going to pay off and you can take your rightful place within NASA as the hero this planet need...

NASA Are One Step Closer To Proving Life Can Exist On Titan

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Tech

NASA’s scientists have made a major discovery that brings us one step closer to proving life can exist on Saturn’s moon Titan. They’ve found evi...

We May Have Discovered The First Moon Outside Of Our Own Solar System

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Tech

A team of astronomers believe they may have found the first example of a moon outside of our own solar system. While we’ve seen an explosion in the ...

Astronomers Finally Know What Caused A Strange Radio Signal From Space

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists from the Arecibo Observatory have finally found what they believe is the cause of a mysterious radio signal that was picked up during one o...

Sensing The Dead Is Not Only A Real Thing It's Also Just Biology

The Conversation UK | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

Céline Dion recently revealed that she still senses the presence of her husband, even though he died from cancer in January 2016. What's more, the Canadian singer said she still talks to René Angélil, who she was married to for 22 years, and can still hear him at times.

Bacterial Infections In The Brain Could Be A Key Link To What Causes Alzheimer's

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

Researchers in the UK have found what they believe could be a significant clue in the hunt for what causes Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists from the ...

Astronomers Detect A Strange Signal From A Quiet System Just 11 Light-Years Away

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Tech

Several months ago, scientists from the Arecibo Observatory picked up a strange radio signal that left them baffled. The signal appeared as part of a ...

Jurassic Park Got One Key Fact About The T. Rex Very Wrong

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Tech

It is fair to say that of all the dinosaurs that existed the Tyrannosaurus rex is widely considered the scariest and most dangerous. Yet a new mathema...

A Company Will Release 20 Million Infected Mosquitoes Into The Wild, But It's Actually Great News

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Tech

A tech firm has unveiled an ambitious plan to release 20 million infected mosquitoes into the heart of California. If that sounds absolutely terrifyin...

Scientists Think They've Found A Completely New Way Of Fighting Alzheimer's

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists from Georgetown University Medical Centre think they may have found a completely new way of fighting Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerat...

Here's Another Reason Why Climate Change Is Going To Make Flying Even More Unpleasant

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

In case you needed any more convincing that climate change is bad for both the planet and humans a new paper has come out claiming that planes are goi...

Scientists Have Stored A GIF Of A Horse Inside A Piece Of Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Tech

An image of a hand and a GIF of a horse running have both been encoded into the DNA of a bacteria. Using a technique that involves a process called ge...

These Are The First Close-Up Pictures Of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Tech

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has just sent back the very first close-up pictures of Jupiter’s largest and most impressive storm, the Great Red Spot. In ...

A Trillion Tonne Iceberg Has Snapped Off Antarctica

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Tech

An iceberg around four times the size of London has broken off from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. With an estimated area of around 5,800 squar...

The US Military Unveils Plan To Plug A Human Brain Directly Into A Computer

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Tech

DARPA, the US Military’s ultra-secretive research agency, has unveiled a $65 million dollar plan to plug a human brain directly into a computer and ...