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Popping 'Smart' Tablets: The Changing Face Of Healthcare

Susie Pearn | Posted 29.08.2016 | UK Tech
Susie Pearn

The digital device is a powerful tool for providers and administrators too. With it as the interface to big data analytics, we can wave goodbye to traditional intuitive practice and hello to dashboards displaying accurate real world diagnostic aids.

Astronomers Have Discovered A 'Ghost Galaxy' Made Up Of 99.9% Dark Matter

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered the largest ‘ghost galaxy’ in known existence, made up of 99.99% black matter. The discovery makes the galaxy, which h...

This Powerful Video Will Stop You From Texting While Driving

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you use your phone to text or Snapchat your mates while driving, this awareness campaign will stop you from doing it ever again. In the emotional c...

Four Things I Discovered On My Digital Detox

Emily Luxton | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Tech
Emily Luxton

In May, I handed in my smartphone and headed to a masseria in the Puglian countryside for a week completely offline. Ever the sceptic, I was convinced I didn't need it. I knew I was addicted to my phone

Getting Old Is The Key To Happiness, Say Scientists

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Tech

It seems the ‘fountain of youth’ might not be the key to happiness after all. A new study revealed that the older we get, in fact the better our m...

Patient In A Coma Has His Brain 'Jump-Started' By An Ultrasound Device

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Tech

A man has made “remarkable” progress waking up from a coma after scientists used ultrasound to jump-start his brain. The 25-year-old underwent the...

You Can't Notice It, But Something Weird Is Happening To Saturn's Rings

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Tech

It might be over a decade since the Cassini space probe first identified Saturn’s Daphnis moon, but we are still no closer to knowing what it looks ...

STEM as I see it

Amy Mather | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Amy Mather

I feel that part of this lies with a perception problem where students, parents (and even teachers) still think of professions such as medicine, dentistry and law as the only 'top' careers. Those are great roads to go down but there's so much more that girls my age can, and should be, considering

Bitcoin... You Haven't Heard The Half Of It

Dan Andersson | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Dan Andersson

Proof of Work has been one of the defining characteristics of digital currencies, but this way of mining is arguably outdated and largely unnecessary. The halving process only makes these currencies even harder to mine and can exacerbate the issues around usability, crowding out even more amateur miners from the market

Hacking The Wage Gap

Philip Ellis | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Philip Ellis

What we ultimately need is an approach that addresses structural and historic workplace biases, be they racial, homophobic or sexist. Can we get an app for that, please?

9 Amazing Things The Internet Has Given Us

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the internet: the day the public gained access to the World Wide Web. Known as ‘Internaut Day’, it was on 23 A...

The Art Of Engineering: Inspiring The Next Generation With Engineering Open House Day

Floriane Fidegnon | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Floriane Fidegnon

Events like this help to reach kids, but it's really important that more is done to inspire children about STEM and support them with their ambitions if we are to see more young people becoming the engineers of the future

Go Live or Go Home: Live-streaming is Everything

Melissa Thermidor | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Melissa Thermidor

Live-streaming isn't new; in fact, it's been around in one form or another since the 1990s. Sites like Ustream and Livestream have been around for years, but never before have we experienced the perfect overlap of smartphone technology and social media.

Digital Detox? As Every Yo-Yo Dieter Knows, Extreme Diets Will Always End In A Binge

Bostjan Bregar | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Bostjan Bregar

Similarly, digital connectivity has an increasing stranglehold over our lives fuelled by our incessant desire to continually check our messages. It's not difficult to see why: our brains are hardwired to crave more and more information, looking for validation through likes and shares.

Want To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg? A Level Leavers Can Train In Tech For Free And Get A BSc And No Student Debt. Say What?!

Kat Jackman | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech
Kat Jackman

With A Level results day in the press last Thursday I started to think about my journey from when I left school - going to University and my ongoing career - and the completely different options there are now, which I am kind of envious of.

Heart Failure Could Be Treated With An Injectable Gel

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech

Open-heart surgery to treat heart failure could be a thing of the past, as scientists create injectable gels to treat the condition. A team at the Un...

Discontinued Cities? How Data Analytics Will Renew Cities' Life Cycles

Inma Martinez | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Inma Martinez

When mayoralties realise the amount of transformative ideas that can be sprang off the data that they currently hold, the famous cities of the future that everybody is talking about in terms of connected devices will surpass this one-gear IoT vision and truly deliver authentic futures for everyone, the people and the businesses.

Beautiful Blue Lakes In East Antarctica Send A Worrying Message About Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Tech

Thousands of blue lakes are appearing on an ice sheet in East Antarctica and scientists know it is bad news. A team of researchers in the UK have bee...

Scientists May Have Found A Way We Can Use Our Phones Before Bed And Still Have A Good Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Tech

We all know how using our phones and devices in bed is having a negative impact on our sleep patterns. Sleep experts suggest that we put our devices ...

A-Level Results Day: Join The Technology Revolution

Anthony Sherick | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Anthony Sherick

IT Graduate vacancies have risen over 50% in the last five years. As these numbers suggest, Computer Science and IT graduates are in significant demand. There will still be many courses available to students via clearing post A Level results.

Digital Companions: Are Smartphones Replacing Our Loved Ones?

David Emm | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Tech
David Emm

You could be forgiven for thinking that we are not only reliant on our digital devices for quick communication, but that we also seek the same comfort and stability from our phone as we do from family and friends.

Social Media - The Girls Of Instagram

Ann French | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Ann French

How many times have you heard 'She's really big on Instagram'? It's all disgustingly narcissistic yet some of us ladies lap it up like the Snap Chat dogs we are. These girls are perfect. But, I'm just going to point out the basic points that make an 'Insta Model'.

There's One Thing Missing From the Women in Tech Discussion: Men

Laura Bârlădeanu | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Tech
Laura Bârlădeanu

With women in tech events starting up all over the world, there's never been a better time to address the lack of gender diversity in tech, but throughout the coding workshops, women in tech breakfasts and HR discussions I've attended, I've found that one ingredient key has been missing: engaged men.

What it Takes to Succeed in Healthcare Tech Entrepreneurship

Murtada Alsaif | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Tech
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Murtada Alsaif

When I say "succeed" I mean that in the loosest sense possible, it certainly doesn't mean "to make millions", as my experience with Written Medicine simply doesn't stretch that far.

How Can You Build Your Daughter's Confidence In A Digital world?

Jo Wimble-Groves | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Parents
Jo Wimble-Groves

So how do we protect our daughters from posts that may be upsetting them and the anxiety of people judging their online persona? In her recent address at the Demographic National Convention in Philadelphia, Michelle Obama described how important it is to raise confident girls.