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Why Some People Can't Turn Down Sweets

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Ever wonder why some people find it harder to resist the sweetie jar than others? Scientists may have found an explanation. Although most people tend...

Why Women Live Longer Than Men

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

The fact that women live longer than men has been the source of many terrible jokes over the ages. But why is that so? That's what Steven Austad, Ph.D...

Facebook Accused Of Pro-Brexit Bias In Status Updates

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook has removed EU referendum status update after being accused of a pro-Brexit bias. Previously the social media platform had allowed users to u...

CCTV - Protection or Infringement?

David Rosenberg | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech
David Rosenberg

The most surprising thing about Edward Snowden's revelations was how unsurprised we all were by them. The dystopian visions of our most paranoid friends had been confirmed and we all kind of shrugged and added a capital letter to our password which we later changed back to lower case because it was too difficult to remember.

Can the iPhone Model Really Work For Xbox One?

Jamie Dickerson | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech
Jamie Dickerson

Every year, the iPhone is upgraded and replaced, and suddenly your new phone doesn't seem so new anymore. As a selling model this obviously works quite wells, as Apple currently sit at the top of the tech industry money pile. But can the same model work for videogames?

Mark Zuckerberg Did A Facebook Live Q&A And He Got Trolled

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a Q&A session live on his page on Tuesday, answering a range of user-submitted questions over the course...

Germany 'Needs To Ban' All Petrol-Powered Cars By 2030 To Reach Emissions Target

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

Germany could be about to become one of the first European countries to set a date by which to ban all petrol-powered cars. The European nation has ma...

New Milky Way Molecule Could Solve The Mystery Of Life On Earth

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

Researchers are one step closer to answering one of life's biggest mysteries after discovering a chiral molecule in interstellar space. These chiral m...

Scientists May Be Able To Restore Memories In Brains Damaged By Age

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

New research suggests that scientists may be able to restore memories by inserting neutral stem cells into damaged brains. A team at Texas A&M Univers...

How To Stop A Fizzy Drink From Exploding All Over You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

It’s the question that even Wikipedia struggles to answer but now a chemistry lecturer has waded in to the great fizzy drink debate – does tapping...

Science Says Your Cat Is Way More Intelligent Than You Think

Sciencedaily | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

We've always had a sneaking suspicion that our cats are more clever than they let on, and a new study by scientists reveals that, yes, they are. Acco...

Scientists Have Worked Out When Aliens Will Make Contact

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

The big question, for those scanning the skies for extra-terrestrial life, is: when will aliens make contact? In fact, it's hard to believe they haven...

Facebook Rolls Out Suicide Prevention Tool Worldwide

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook is rolling out a new suicide prevention tool, which hopes to provide help and support to those in crisis. Suicide prevention charities Samari...

Defending Graphics

Jamie Dickerson | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech
Jamie Dickerson

It's an argument that arises every time a new game is shown, and with it being E3 week, it's an argument we're seeing a lot. "Graphics aren't what's important," people will say, pointing to games of yesteryear. "Gameplay is the only thing that matters in games."

What Tim Peake Will Be Doing Ahead Of His Imminent Return to Earth

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

In four days time, British astronaut Major Tim Peake will come back down to Earth, after an epic six-month mission to the International Space Station ...

Female Uber Boss Can No Longer Use Social Media Due to Abusive Trolling

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

The female boss of Uber has announced that she can no longer look at her social media accounts because of abusive trolls. Jo Bertram told an audience ...

The App That Could Help Millions of People Get Themselves Out of Poverty

Sarah Begg | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech
Sarah Begg

With over 3 billion people still living in poverty across the globe we have to be smarter. Many of the world's poorest people remain cut off from access to modern energy and crucial information that could enhance their livelihoods and support their well-being. Put simply, access to information is key to enabling people to lift themselves out of poverty.

Apple's New App Will Help Young People To Learn Coding For Free

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

Apple has drawn the WWDC 2016 conference in California to a close by launching a free tool to teach people how to code. The Swift Playground app has b...

This Will Help People Recovering From Brain Injuries

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

New smart technology has been developed to help over one million people living with brain injuries in the UK. A research team at Brain In Hand develop...

Scientists Discover Largest Ever 'Tatooine' Star Wars Planet

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered the largest planet ever to orbit a double-star system. Named Kepler 1647b, the new discovery has a mass and radius similar...

Laser Could Change How We Treat Enlarged Prostates

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Tech

A new laser treatment which helps to manage men with enlarged prostates has been approved by National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) ...

Will Tech Turn Us Into a Nation of 'Passer-Buyers'?

Henry Holland | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Tech
Henry Holland

People are constantly trying to think of new ways that the worlds of fashion and tech can interact and work together. In a world where a new app seems to be made every minute, it is the simple, useful and practical tech that will stand the test of time.

Artificial Intelligence vs The Human Brain

Steve Furber | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Tech
Steve Furber

By the beginning of the 21st century computers did, indeed, typically have a gigabyte of memory, and they were a million times faster than the 'Baby', but still they could not pass his test. Even today, with still far more computing power and memory, no machine has convincingly passed the test. This would have surprised Turing had he lived to see it.

Microsoft Is Buying LinkedIn For $26 Billion

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Tech

Microsoft has announced today that it is in the process of buying professional networking site LinkedIn. The technology giant will be paying $26 billi...

This Guy's Gran Did The Politest Google Search Ever

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Ben John opened his nan's laptop, he noticed something unusual. His grandma, called May, had run a Google search to find out what the Roman numer...