UK Tech.

A Revolutionary Leukaemia Treatment Left 90% Of Patients In Complete Remission

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Tech

A revolutionary leukaemia treatment could soon be approved for use in the USA after clinical trials saw complete remission in 90% of patients with a t...

How Tech You Use Everyday Can Help To Save The Planet

Phillip Othen | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Tech

Consider your average day for a minute. There is probably a bit of shopping, some time spent browsing the web or playing around with your smartphone, ...

Even A 'Minor' Nuclear War Would Be An Ecological Disaster Felt Throughout The World

The Conversation UK | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

This is why so many medical and public health organisations have been campaigning to make nuclear weapons illegal. Regardless of how many need to be exploded to cause a catastrophe or produce an existential threat to humanity, and regardless of the risk of this happening, the adage that "prevention is the best cure" remains the case when it comes to these abhorrent and dangerous weapons.

How Many Circles Can You See In This Optical Illusion?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Tech

We all know how much the internet loves an optical illusion, but the latest visual trick to go viral is really leaving all of our eyes hurting. The im...

The 2017 Perseid Meteor Shower Produced Some Absolutely Stunning Pictures

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Tech

Generally regarded as the brightest in the UK, the annual Perseid meteor shower arrived in our skies this weekend, providing plenty of opportunity for...

Why This Is The Summer Of Artificial Intelligence

Kriti Sharma | Posted 13.08.2017 | UK Tech
Kriti Sharma

I'm calling it - we're in the Summer of Artificial Intelligence. Ok, it might not sound as glamorous as the Summer of Love or Bryan Adams' Summer of '69, but it's just as seminal - if not more so.

We Tasted The Only Emission Of A Fuel That Could Solve Britain's Lethal Air Pollution

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK

At first it tasted just like water from the tap. Lukewarm, not hot, and with a slight metallic zing - the only signs the liquid had, seconds earlier, ...

Loneliness: An Epidemic Of Our Time

Karen Dolva | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Dolva

At No Isolation, we're taking steps every day to solve this problem. Heartbreakingly, people are often embarrassed to admit that they're lonely and so will continue to suffer in silence. Tackling loneliness begins by simply opening up this important conversation; making sure that society is aware of this on-going and critical issue, and encouraging those who are struggling in solitude to seek help.

Watch A Chimpanzee Learn How To Play Rock, Paper, Scissors

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Tech

In yet more proof that chimpanzees are scarily close to their human relations, scientists have been able to teach the primates how to play a children...

Scientists Have Shown That In The Future We Could All Be Getting Pig Organs

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists may have stumbled upon a solution to stop the 500 people who die in the UK every year waiting for an organ transplant - pigs. Researchers h...

How Cats Killed Curiosity - And Why We Need To Bring It Back

Anna Starkey | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech
Anna Starkey

In our time-poor, information-saturated, post-fact modern lives, cats are winning at the internet. Our curiosity is superficially satisfied, swiping and grabbing at the lowest hanging clickbait before falling off the hook. It's time to reboot curiosity in our overwhelming Age of Information. How can we make the most of the digital proximity of people and ideas?

Wildly Popular FaceApp Adds (Then Almost Immediately Removes) Racist Filters

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech

You would’ve thought that after a series of similar PR fails (see Snapchat’s Bob Marley filter), companies would have learned by now not to try an...

Redefining Female Innovation: Fearless Tech

Carolyn Pearson | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech
Carolyn Pearson

Coming from a broken home, an only child, subjected to abandonment, rejection and lack of nurturing, I left school at 16 with few qualifications and very little going for me. I had no role models, no network and no plan. But! I did have a curious mind, a vivid imagination and a wicked sense of mischief and it seemed opportunity and luck were always by my side.

An Experimental New Therapy Could Halt Type-1 Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech

For the first time, a pioneering therapy could offer a viable alternative to daily doses of insulin for people living with Type 1 diabetes in the UK. ...

Reimagining London's Architecture With Paper

Rich McCor | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Tech
Read More: UK Tech, UK Tech News
Rich McCor

I decided to create a paper cut-out of a wristwatch, placed it in front of my lens, then captured the angle perfectly in my viewfinder for a new take on Big Ben's famous clock face. A man and his daughter walked by and took an interest in what I was doing.

The Dawn Of The All New Dating Game

Claire Certain | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Certain

But the gamification of modern dating is not the future, and it's not healthy. There is a human being behind every dating app profile; when you are able to remove that person by a swat of the hand - physically throwing them away - you transform a human being into a commodity.

Women Are Using A LOT More Of Their Brains Than Men

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Tech

They say men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but now scientists have confirmed that the genders do indeed have fundamental differences in the ...

The Photos You Post On Instagram Reveal A Lot About Your Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Tech

You might think that Instagram is just for heavily-filtered brunch snaps and smug selfies, but scientists have found that your grid reveals a lot more...

A Parasitic Worm Egg Could Soon Be Legally Bought As Food In Germany

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Tech

You could soon be able to buy edible parasitic worm eggs in Europe, as Germany looks to review the legal status around the little gut-lurkers. And we ...

Loneliness Could Be A Greater Threat Than Obesity

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Tech

Obesity-related illness has become a leading cause of death worldwide, and with 58% of women and 68% of men in the UK now classified as overweight or ...

We Need Creative Minds To Proactively Disrupt The Development Sector

Farah Ramzan Golant | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Tech
Farah Ramzan Golant

Say the word 'disruption' and you'll most likely think of Silicon Valley; online businesses that are challenging old, established ways of doing business.

Five Mistakes To Avoid When You Build Your First PC

Quora | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Tech
Read More: UK Tech, UK Tech News

Custom built PCs offer up some of the best performance per dollar and the ability to get exactly what you want. While the task might seem intimidating at first, if you take your time up front to make sure you've got everything that you need and that it will all work together and take your time in actually putting it together, you'll get a system that will last for years and that you can point to with pride and say: "I built that, and it's awesome!"

Japan Has Invented An Ice Cream That Doesn't Melt

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Tech

Everyone knows that one of the greatest challenges of the summer season (aside from not screaming every time you see a wasp), is eating your ice cream...

British Computer Expert Who Foiled NHS Cyber Attack Arrested And Charged In US

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

The British computer expert who helped shut down a world-wide cyber attack that crippled the NHS will appear in a US court on Friday charged with crea...

Clinical Trial May Stop The Progression Of Parkinson's In Its Tracks

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Tech

A drug commonly used to treat type 2 Diabetes has successfully stopped Parkinson’s in its tracks, leading scientists to believe that in the future t...