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Scientists Discover The First Ever Backwards Asteroid That Shares An Orbit With A Planet

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered an asteroid that flies around the sun in the same orbit as a planet, but in the opposite direction. Asteroid 2015 BZ509 mir...

Tiny 3D Printed Organs Could Mean The End Of Animal Testing

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Tech

While this might be hard to imagine, the image you're looking at below is actually that of a tiny heart and liver. You can see a collection of tiny...

No This Isn't A Scene From 'Alien'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech

While being able to see a chick inside an egg is fascinating, for Andrea Pollard at the Royal Veterinary College it's just another day in the office. ...

There's An AI That's Controlling Thousands Of Humans

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech

Following the recent news that a company is ready to unveil its first sentient computer, it now transpires that artificial intelligence is already bei...

'Life After Death' Chatbot Recreates 'You' Once You're Dead

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Remember that episode of Charlie Brooker's dark sci-fi show 'Black Mirror', in which unnervingly realistic digital personalities of the dead were recr...

Scientists Invent Robot Rat To Induce Medical Depression In Animals

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Tech

A robotic rat has been built in the lab to torment depressed rodents. The Terminator Rat was created by researchers at Waseda University in Tokyo, ...

Clock This: Time Will Grind To A Halt One Day, Say Scientists

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

Ever had that feeling that there aren’t enough hours in the day? Well one day, there won’t be any hours in the day, or minutes, or even nano-se...

Why Militant Secularism is for Believers, Too

Terry Sanderson | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK
Terry Sanderson

Secularists would also do well to recognise the distinction between the "popular religion" that comes easily to people's minds and the convoluted intellectual gymnastics that is theology. Attacking the latter is easy but will do little to undermine religion's grip.