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This Could Be The Most Advanced Robotic Prosthetic Arm We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Tech

A 21-year-old engineer has successfully created one of the most advanced prosthetic arms we’ve ever seen and for less than $4,000. Using a 3D print...

Our Immune System Could Be To Blame For Giving Us Cancer

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Tech

Although your immune system is meant to be defending your body from attack, it could actually be the root cause of some cervical, head and neck cancer...

There's Too Much Technology, So Let's Get More Of It

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Tech
Dmitry Bagrov

Smart phones are, in effect, a near essential part of modern life. Whether we want them to be or not, for most people, the services provided by a smart phone are now all but unavoidable. Trying to not use them is the equivalent of saying, "I won't use trains." It is eminently possible to pull off - but really not worth it.

NASA Has An Astonishing Plan To Save The Planet From The Yellowstone Supervolcano

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Tech

No one likes to think about the most apocalyptic ways the human race could be wiped off the face of the planet forever, but for some people it is thei...

AI Is Now Helping Doctors Diagnose Skin Cancer Faster

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Tech

Doctors are hoping that artificial intelligence could be the key to detecting signs of melanoma skin cancer far earlier than the current methods of di...

The World's Seven Best Techy Restaurants

Matt Graywood | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech
Matt Graywood

Technology is pervasive in modern life. You can barely turn around without seeing a new gadget being launched. Yet, despite the fact we've been used to technology in environments such as entertainment and retail for years, hospitality has seemingly dragged behind.

The Fitness Tracker Market Is Dying - But New Sensors And Complex Devices Could Offer Life After Death

James Stables | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech
James Stables

Jawbone is dead - as a consumer producer of gadgets anyway - and questions have to be asked about Misfit, which looks worryingly lifeless as we await the delayed Misfit Vapor sports smartwatch nearly a year after its unveiling.

Scientists Could Tell Your Body To Repair Itself After A Heart Attack

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Tech

Researchers have found a potentially “groundbreaking” way to trigger damaged heart cells into healing themselves, instead of just developing life-...

The International Space Station Totally Photobombed The Eclipse

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech

Everyone loves to be centre of attention, and it seems the International Space Station is no different after it decided it wasn’t content being outd...

Social Media, Social Responsibility: Why Online Platforms And Government Must Work Together On Young People's Mental Health

Duncan Sim | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Duncan Sim

A greater emphasis on digital and online support cannot be a substitute for proper investment in frontline clinical services or additional preventative and early intervention activity. But it must be a central element of any credible strategy to address the developing crisis in young people's mental health support, and Government must work with - and where necessary, compel reasonable contributions from - those organisations, including social media companies, who operate in this space.

Redefining Female Innovation: Air Quality

Donna Lyndsay | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Tech
Donna Lyndsay

My ambition for the future is to secure funding for EarthSense and to make the company a global leader in environmental monitoring, modelling and data. It's also to demonstrate to my children and their generation that gender or location doesn't stop us from trying to address global issues, its only limited by our willingness to try.

Why Cyber Criminals Need Not Find Traditional Hospitality So Welcoming

Greg Sim | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Tech
Greg Sim

It is no surprise that Fancy Bear, the world's most infamous group of cyber criminals has turned its attention from major targets such as the World Anti-Doping Agency, the Democratic National Committee and the French presidential election to... hotel Wi-Fi systems.

A Huge Asteroid Is Going To 'Graze' Past Earth Next Week

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Tech

Just in case you were concerned that things on Earth were getting a little tense recently, a giant asteroid has decided to get really close to our pla...

Elon Musk And Over 100 Experts Have Pleaded For A Total Ban On Killer Robots

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Tech

Killer robots might sound like the stuff of fiction, but now experts have issued a stark warning about the dangers these potential death-machines pose...

Yes, Google Had Every Right To Fire The Guy Who Wrote That Anti-Diversity Manifesto

Quora | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK
Quora

Was Google right or wrong in firing James Damore for his controversial diversity memo? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share know...

How To Create The Perfect Smartwatch (Unsolicited Advice For Swiss Watch Makers)

James Stables | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Tech
James Stables

The smartwatch age is upon us. Rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated, and despite two years of negative headlines it seems that smart wrist devices are here to stay. But the Swiss watch world don't seem to have got the memo.

A New 'Liquid Biopsy' Could Become A Way To Detect Early-Stage Cancers

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Tech

Being able to diagnose early-stage cancer may no longer require an invasive biopsy, as scientists have developed a blood test that can give them an an...

EU Talent Remains Essential To Success Of North West's Booming Tech Sector

Katie Gallagher | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK
Katie Gallagher

Technology is now one of the fastest growing industries in the UK, making up nearly 10% of the country's GDP. Venture capitalists have been quick to see the growth potential in the sector, pumping £6.6bn of investment into new businesses since 2010.

This Very Specific Symptom Could Be An Early Sign Of Dementia

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Tech

Most people associate the early stages of dementia with symptoms such as getting confused or struggling to recall details, but now scientists have rev...

What Would Happen To An Astronaut Who Floated Away In Space?

Quora | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Tech
Quora

Having read a few of the other answers to this question, it's time for me to officially weigh in, as I have a tad bit of experience in this area.

This Computer Could Diagnose Your Alzheimer's Long Before Symptoms Show

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

If you’re worried that the computers are getting smarter, then you might just be right as a machine has successfully learned how to diagnose Alzheim...

Scientists Have Taught A Plant How To Be A Polio Vaccine

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

Household plants could hold the answer to eradicating a disease that has been paralysing people worldwide since the 1800’s. Scientists in Norfolk h...

What To Do If You Receive Unsolicited Penis Pics Via Apple AirDrop

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Increasing numbers of women are being sent unsolicited penis photos from anonymous senders via Apple’s AirDrop function. A HuffPost UK journalist ha...

Pollution Is Wreaking More Havoc On Your Body Than We Had Originally Feared

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Tech

It is no secret that air pollution is bad for the human body but new studies have shown that the prognosis could actually be far worse than previously...

Account Takeover: How A Combination Of Approaches Could Hold The Key To Protecting Our Cyber-Homes

Lisa Baergen | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Tech
Lisa Baergen

It is said that an Englishman's home is his castle. In today's connected, online-focused world, it may be more accurate to say that an Englishman's online accounts are his castle. They can hold anything from your life's savings to personal details about yourself, a loved one, or even information that could allow a malicious actor to steal your identity.