UK Tech.

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...

Caterpillars In The UK Being Turned Into Exploding 'Zombies' By Virus

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

Just in case the world doesn’t seem enough like a horror movie at the moment, let us introduce the concept of zombie caterpillars. In rural Lancashi...

Common Cold Could Become A Thing Of The Past, As Scientists Move Closer To Beating It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Tech

The annual tradition of contracting seasonal sniffles and spending a week annoying all your colleagues with constant nose-blowing could be a thing of ...

Heat Waves Could Make Going Outside Deadly In Some Countries Before 2100

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Tech

Going outside could become deadly before the end of this century as it is predicted climate change will cause heat waves across South Asia, where 20% ...

Gene Editing Allows Scientists To ‘Delete’ Deadly Heart Condition From Embryo For First Time Ever

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have successfully edited a human embryo to completely remove a genetic mutation that causes deadly cardiac disease, which can trigger the h...

The Modern Tale Of 'The Birds And The Bees'; How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online This Summer

Claire Stead | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Parents
Claire Stead

We can't see everything our kids are doing at all times; and it's something that if we tried to police, it would only build up resentment. Similarly, we can't ban the tech our children are using - it's about finding a balance, setting time limits and offering alternative activities to being online are good starting points.

This Is What The Most Powerful Storm On Earth Looks Like From Space

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Tech

Typhoon Noru might look pretty intimidating from down here on Earth, but we can confirm it looks even more impressive from 250 miles up. This is after...

Is This A Cure For Ageing? Researchers Have Found A Way To Make Old Cells Younger

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech

Having the ability to reverse ageing seems more like a miracle than a medical possibility, but now a team of scientists claim to have been able to “...

Why Are People So Hostile Online?

Quora | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech
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When I was a child, we were trained to use a library. Today, it behooves us to train our children to use the Internet in a way that makes online hostility a relic of an ancient, barbaric past.

How Does Elon Musk Run His Famously Efficient Meetings?

Quora | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech
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How does Elon Musk run his famously efficient meetings? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to lea...

These Methane-Eating Microbes Are Drastically Helping To Reduce Global Warming

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

They might be small, but they are proving to be mighty, as scientists have discovered a breed of microbes living in Antarctic glaciers are protecting ...

Researchers Have Shown How Simple It Is To Steal Your Secret Browsing Habits

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Tech

A pair of German researchers have revealed just how easy it is to expose an individual’s online browsing habits, and trace it back to your personal ...

Sugar Might Be Sweet, But It Could Also Be Making Us Sad

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Tech

Satisfying our sweet tooth might make us feel better in the short term, but new research has furthered growing evidence that eating sugar is linked to...

Yes The Robots Are Coming, But Not To Steal Our Jobs

Neil Kinson | Posted 30.07.2017 | UK Tech
Neil Kinson

For those claiming certain jobs and professions will be influenced by robotics - you're not wrong, but that still doesn't mean in five years' time an I, Robot look alike is going to be handing you a P45. What it actually means is people's roles will change, making it possible to completely re-invent the 'ideal workplace'. While some jobs will likely become automated, others will be created.

Australia Is Going To Start Using Your Face As A Passport

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Tech

In the future you won’t need your passport to visit Australia, after the government announced plans to use facial recognition technology to gain ent...

Poor Sleep Could Be Causing You To Gain Weight

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Tech

New research has found that a good night’s sleep isn’t just stopping you from dropping off at your desk, but is also protecting you against adding...

In Praise Of Horizon Zero Dawn, And Finishing Games Slowly

Charlie Lindlar | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Tech
Charlie Lindlar

Set in a post-apocalyptic world occupied somehow by Bronze Age tribes and cyborg animals, Horizon Zero Dawn was released to universal acclaim in February and is a virtual lock to win most if not all game of the year awards going. It's been 151 days since it came out, and it's taken me ages to finish, yet I don't think I could have enjoyed it more.

Yes, eSports Have Already Outpaced Mainstream Sports

George Brasher | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Tech
George Brasher

Technology advancements are powering a new breed of pro gamers, teams, competitions and even stadiums, drawing in new fans as well as big businesses and big sponsorship deals. As we blur the lines between the digital and physical worlds, it'll be sooner than we think that all sports fans - not just gamers - will be grabbing a pint to watch elite eSports in pubs and living rooms across the country.

Missed Connections: What Airlines Don't Understand About Their Passengers

David Richards | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Tech
David Richards

Customer-experience management is supposed to be advanced in the travel industry, but the data says otherwise. In an age of the personalized customer...

This Is Why So Many People 'See The Light' Near Death

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Tech

Ever wondered what death will be like? While no one likes to think about the end of life, lots of us (including scientists) have a strange curiosity a...

Scientists Could 'Reverse Ageing' As They Finally Locate The Brain Cells Making Us Age

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have found brain cells thought to control ageing, and were successfully able to reverse the process of getting older when replacing these o...

What Will Happen To Petrol Stations? All Your Questions About The Diesel Ban Answered

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK

The government’s announcement that no new petrol or diesel cars and vans will be sold in the UK after 2040 has prompted cautious celebration among m...

The Gig Economy And The World Of Unicorns

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Tech
Ehsan Khodarahmi

No-one really knows what the Gig Economy is all about The Gig Economy is based upon either disrupting an existing big business model or it is providi...

An Expiry Date On Dirty Cars Is Good, But Air Pollution Means We Need Real Action Before 2040

Areeba Hamid | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Tech
Areeba Hamid

Yet again the government is trying to hide behind a headline, and dodge its responsibility for tackling illegal air pollution in our towns and cities. Our toxic air is stunting our children's lung growth right now; it is sending vulnerable people to hospital and causing suffering up and down the country. We cannot wait nearly a quarter of a century for a solution. It needs strong government action to fix this crisis right now.

A Company Has Said It Will Start Implanting Microchips In Its Employees

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Tech

Ever worried that your boss might by spying on you? Well now employees in Wisconsin have real reason to be concerned after their company offered to mi...