Health and Medicine

These Amazing Pee-Powered Toilets Can Create Energy And Kill Deadly Pathogens

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Tech

Your pee is actually pretty amazing. Not only can it create electricity but a major scientific breakthrough means that it can also kill pathogens. Res...

Why Being 30 And Single Can Still Be A Source Of Anxiety For Women

Jen Barton | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Style

Hitting your thirties can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life. For starters, it’s when women reach their sexual peak (officially, ...

Sex In Space Needs To Be Studied Urgently, Says Scientist

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech

We’ve all heard about the mile high club, but now an expert has claimed that we need to start thinking about sex much further away from Earth too. O...

Red Onions Are Excellent At Killing Cancer

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Tech

Red onions aren’t just an essential cooking ingredient, they could also be a vital tool in the battle against cancer. University of Guelph scientist...

A Team Of Scientists Are Trying To Bring A Dead Brain Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Tech

It sounds like the beginning of a horror film, but now scientists are actually trying to bring people back from the dead using an injection of stem ce...

How To Get More White Working Class Boys Into University

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics

When she became Prime Minister in July 2016, Theresa May stood on the steps of No.10 Downing Street and set out her own personal mission for changing ...

Scientists Have Discovered That Water Does Actually Have A Flavour

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Tech

If you had to pick one adjective to describe a glass of water, it is unlikely that the first word to pop into your head would be flavoursome. But no...

This AI Software Can Actually See Your Imagination And Show What You're Thinking

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Tech

If you’ve ever worried that in the future, robots would be able to read your mind (and eventually take charge of this mess), then you might want to ...

Climate Change Is Going To Start Ruining Your Sleep

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Tech

The odd bad night’s sleep can really ruin your day, but thankfully for many of us it’s not that common. Findings from a huge study in the US have ...

Scientists Could Develop A Treatment For Baldness After Stumbling On What Causes It

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists may have accidentally discovered what causes baldness in a breakthrough that could eventually lead to a treatment. The researchers from Uni...

Every Time You've Paid For A Plastic Bag In H&M You've Helped Raise £1 Million For Children

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Style

H&M has raised £1 million for charity from its 5p plastic bag charge. The high street retailer, which introduced the charge in 2015, has donated th...

Your Brain Has A 'Sixth Sense' That Thinks Ahead And Predicts The Future

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered that the visual cortex of the brain has something of a hidden feature. In addition to determining what you perceive from yo...

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Causes The Brain To Literally Start Eating Itself

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Tech

Workaholics who regularly pull all-nighters aren’t just burning themselves out mentally, they could also be doing physical damage as well. Michele B...

Labour Manifesto Launch Hears From Man Who Tried To Take His Own Life

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Politics

Labour Party members at Jeremy Corbyn’s manifesto launch today heard an emotional message from a supporter who attempted to take his own life due to...

'Why Are You Putting Disabled People Through Misery?' Theresa May Grilled On Benefit Cuts By Voters

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May was asked to explain why she was putting disabled people though “misery” today as she was grilled over benefit cuts and the NHS. The P...

HIV-Preventing Drug PrEP Should Be Available On NHS, Say Lib Dems

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Politics

The HIV-preventing drug PrEP should be made available on the NHS, the Lib Dems have said. Norman Lamb, the party’s health spokesman, said today PrEP...

This 'Seeing' Prosthetic Hand Could Revolutionise Bionics

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have created a bionic hand that can spot and grab objects automatically. The revolutionary prosthetic uses computer vision to assess an obj...

The Four Photos That Expose Cambridge Uni's 'Shocking' Problem With Representation

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Cambridge University has been criticised for a “shocking” lack of representation after students highlighted that just 15 black, male undergraduate...

Pregnant Women Considering Abortions Because Of Tories' Benefit Cap, MPs Reveal

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Politics

Pregnant women are considering abortions because of the impact of the Government’s new benefit cap, MPs revealed today. Last November, the Tories sl...

UK Teens 'Among The Most Miserable In The World'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

UK teens are among the most miserable in the world, new data has revealed. The UK was ranked 38th out of 48 countries based on how satisfied 15-year-...

New GCSE Grades Will Put More Pressure On Stressed Out Students, Warn Teachers

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Changes to how GCSEs are graded will put more pressure on students and could limit their opportunities, teachers have warned. Under major reforms set...

Traffic Fumes Pollution 'Affects Happiness As Much As Death And Divorce'

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Tech

Air pollution from traffic fumes can be as detrimental for one’s happiness as bereavement or divorce, according to a study. Researchers have said t...

'Ordinary Working Families' Targeted In Greening's Grammar Schools Plan

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Education secretary Justine Greening wants new grammar schools to work for everyone, including children from “ordinary working families”. In a sp...

Pinterest Reveals The Most Pinned Nail Polish Of The Year And We Want It Now

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Style

Now that spring has truly sprung, it’s time to retire our darker mauves and blacks in favour of lighter shades. According to Pinterest’s latest fi...

'Two-Child' Benefit Will Push 200,000 Children Into Poverty

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK

Major changes to the benefits system coming into force today will condemn hundreds of thousands more children to poverty, charities have warned. The C...