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Child With HIV Has No Symptoms For Almost A Decade, Despite Not Taking Daily Drugs

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Tech

A South African child has been in remission from HIV, without signs or symptoms of the active virus for almost a decade, following a short treatment a...

Own A Drone? You're Going To Need To Register With The Government And Take A Flying Test

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Tech

If you own a drone in the UK you will soon be required to register it with the government as part of plans to “improve accountability” and encoura...

Dead Sperm Whale That 'Washed Up' In Paris Is Teaching Us All An Important Lesson

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Tech

If you’re planning a romantic mini-break to Paris, you might be planning to visit Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and eat your body weight in Brie. W...

The Moon Has Large Water Deposits Hidden Under Its Surface, Contrary To What We All Believed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Tech

The moon is concealing large deposits of water trapped under its surface, despite scientists previously believing it had been totally dried out on for...

Out Of Office, But Not Out Of Touch

Mark Oaten | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK
Mark Oaten

It's August. The captains of industry are sailing away, heading to Tuscany, the Med or other spots with an all-inclusive pool bar for a well-deserved ...

Tomorrow's Adults Will Be Smarter Than Today's

Bethany Koby | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Tech
Bethany Koby

Why teach children coding? When they grow up the coding languages they were taught as kids will be obsolete. This is a question that I have been asked when talking about the importance of teaching kids about technology. On the surface, there is some sense in this statement. But dig a little deeper and you'll understand that this attitude towards technology is part of the problem.

Microsoft Is Preparing To Kill Off Paint And We're Already In Mourning

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

This article has been updated, as a Microsoft spokesperson has now told HuffPost UK: “MS Paint is not going away. In addition to the new 3D capabili...

A Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Could Also Create A Cure For HIV

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Tech

In the hunt for a HIV cure, specialists are desperate to team up with another field of treatment, but for a different deadly disease. A week-long int...

Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Tech

After learning that travelling on the London underground exposes commuters to high levels of toxic air particles, no one could blame you for wanting t...

Boy Accidentally Discovers 1 Million Year Old Skull He Thought It Was A 'Rotten' Cow

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Tech

A ten-year-old boy has accidentally unearthed the skull of an ancient creature that has been buried in the desert for over one million years. Jude Spa...

Sensing The Dead Is Not Only A Real Thing It's Also Just Biology

The Conversation UK | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

Céline Dion recently revealed that she still senses the presence of her husband, even though he died from cancer in January 2016. What's more, the Canadian singer said she still talks to René Angélil, who she was married to for 22 years, and can still hear him at times.

A Cow's 'Mind Blowing' Ability To Fight HIV Could Lead To A Human Vaccine

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Tech

Cows could be the answer to finally helping scientists develop an AIDS vaccine after a “surprising set of results” in studying cattle antibodies. ...

Humanity Has Produced 9.1 Billion Tonnes Of Plastic, And We've Recycled Just 10% Of It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Tech

The world’s plastic industry has produced more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic in the last seven decades, and almost 78% of it is no longer being u...

The Deadly Danger Of Fake News And How Ordinary Citizens Can Combat It

Jyoti Agrawal | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Tech
Jyoti Agrawal

Consuming digital content may be great for gathering information faster, but it does not promote deep, analytical thinking. In other words, we can be piling up mostly junk information while browsing content materials on our social accounts.

Scientists Have Discovered Why Dogs Are Humanity's Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have confirmed what all dog owners have long known to be true, that our furry friends are in fact more like family than pets. This is as a...

A Woman Reportedly Tried To Smuggle Over 100 iPhones Into China, It Didn't Go Well

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

It turns out that if you’re trying to smuggle iPhones across a border, and not get caught by customs in the process, then you shouldn’t get too gr...

Incredibly, Doctors Were Able To Almost Completely Reverse Severe Brain Damage In A Toddler

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

Doctors have successfully reversed “devastating” brain damage in a two-year-old child after she drowned in a swimming pool. Using groundbreaking...

How Mobile Is Changing Our Lives At Home

Jyoti Agrawal | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Tech
Jyoti Agrawal

Sustaining a conversation with the whole family is made possible through messaging tools like Messenger and WhatsApp (both Facebook-owned). A study in 2013 found that 7 in 10 parents were using social tools for household communication. Let us not also forget that teenagers are not the only ones using social media but parents, too.

Voice Tech: How It's Taking Over The World

Oskar Klingberg | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Tech
Oskar Klingberg

Sixty-four percent of total respondents surveyed preferred a female voice for automated voice systems. This figure rises to 71% when we look at male respondents. People want to hear the voices they can truly connect, and regions and dialects is key in achieving this.

We Need A Smarter Approach To Humanitarian Aid

Dr. Rola Hallam | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Tech
Dr. Rola Hallam

In this vlog for HuffPost UK, Rola talks about the launch of CanDo, how people power is the greatest driver of social change, and why we need a smarter solution to deliver humanitarian aid in the 21st Century.

Staying Safe And Healthy In This Automation Age: Best Tips And Practices

Segun Onibalusi | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Segun Onibalusi

Hooray, the world is currently experiencing a revolutionary innovation where robots get to tackle all the stressful activities like driving, manufacturing, and so on -- what a time to be alive.

We Are The Robots? Making Music In A World Of Artificial Intelligence

Gregor Pryor | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech
Gregor Pryor

Elon Musk, a man not known for his backwards view of business, believes that humans will increasingly need to merge with machines, and is busy hiring AI experts such as Andrej Karpathy to prepare as such. What would these developments mean for music?

A Diet Rich In Tomatoes Cut Skin Cancer Rates By Half, But Only In Male Mice

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech

A diet rich in tomatoes could potentially cut your chances of getting skin cancer by as much as 50%, but only if you’re male. New research found th...

Work Long Hours? You're At An Increased Risk Of Getting A Irregular Heartbeat

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech

Need a good reason to leave the office on time this evening? Tell your boss that new research has shown long hours increases the risk of workers devel...

Internet Memes Are Changing The Way We Communicate IRL

Jamie Wareham | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Wareham

The reason Dawkins describes it as a hijack is because internet memes make no attempt at the accuracy of copying. It's a a key part of his definition and Internet memes are deliberately altered.