UK Tech.

The Bacteria You Sneeze Out Stays Alive For 45 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Tech

If you physically recoil every time someone coughs or sneezes on public transport, then we’ve got some bad news for you. Not only are your fellow co...

M&S Are Going To Zap Your Avocados With A Laser Instead Of Using Sticky Labels

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Marks and Spencer will start labelling its avocados using lasers instead of stickers. The move, which will roll out in select stores on Thursday, is d...

These Girls Invented A Solar-Powered Tent For The Homeless With No Engineering Experience

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Tech

A group of teenage girls from Los Angeles have designed a solar-powered shelter to help tackle homelessness in their local community, after witnessing...

Acting On Data Protection

Charlie Mayes | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Tech
Charlie Mayes

New legislation and changes to regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can be extremely daunting for both public and private sector organisations. One of the principal reasons for this is that many of these don't always have the necessary manpower and/or expertise, making the task in hand feel onerous.

The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Newly Discovered 'Peanut Worm'

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Tech

Ever wondered how much you have grown up since school days spent drawing phallic objects on your friend’s homework? Then feast your eyes upon this d...

Should We Adopt Embryos?

Lucy Frith | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Frith

We are all familiar with the process of adopting children, but what about the idea of adopting embryos? There are a number of embryo adoption agencies in the US and the first, Snowflakes, began its embryo adoption programme twenty years ago.

Fishermen Have Caught A Two-Headed Baby Porpoise In The North Sea

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Tech

If you thought it was safe to go back in the water, you might want to hold that thought; this is after a group of fishermen in the North Sea pulled a ...

Deadly Cancer Cells Can Be Knocked Out By Combining Antibiotics With Vitamin C

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Tech

The key to stopping potentially-deadly cancer stem cells from developing into tumours could be prescribing a combination of antibiotics and Vitamin C ...

These Are The Places You're Most Likely To Get Scammed In The UK

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Tech

New data has revealed that where you live in the UK affects how likely you are to be scammed, and the nature of the fraud you are most susceptible to....

The World Has Gone Crazy - Could This Video Game Be The Answer?

Carolyn Dailey | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Tech
Carolyn Dailey

And yet from that very medium comes a new video game so beautiful, so full of humanity and universally moving themes, that it shakes one into believing the world may not be lost. On the contrary, on a number of levels, it signals that the world could be barrelling towards a brighter, more emotionally-intelligent future than we had thought.

You Could Help Scientists Eradicate Whooping Cough, And Get Paid To Do It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Tech

How much would you want to be paid to let someone make you ill on purpose and then keep you in isolation for over two weeks? Well, you’re about to ...

We've Seen The Plans For Elon Musk's City On Mars And It's Incredible

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Tech

It is not the first time that Elon Musk has spoken about his plans to colonise Mars, but now his detailed vision has been made public, including how m...

Statins To Reduce Cholesterol May Speed Up Onset Of Parkinson's Disease

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Tech

Patients who are susceptible to developing Parkinson’s disease may speed up the onset by taking prescribed statins, according to a new study. There ...

11 Of The Best GIFs To Respond To Irritating Facebook Statuses

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Tech

The day we have been waiting for has finally arrived: Facebook has introduced GIFs as a reaction option across its social platform. Perfect for when...

A Drone Could Save Your Life In The Time Before Paramedics Arrive

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech

Drones are being trialled in Sweden as a way to get emergency medical care to patients who have suffered a cardiac arrest, in the precious window of t...

This Climate Change Study Had To Be Cancelled, Because Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech

Alanis Morissette would have had a field day with the ironic news that a study into climate change has had to be called-off because climate change has...

Location, Location, Location: How WiFi Developments Will Spell The End Of Getting Lost In Ikea

Ben Boswell | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech
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Ben Boswell

New options such as Virtual Bluetooth Low Energy (vBLE) beacons allow for super-accurate location services which can be delivered with ease and minimal infrastructure cost. By allowing organisations to set up virtual beacons, it is increasingly possible to use location based services to improve customer experience and ultimately, create a finely personalised service.

Sex In Space Needs To Be Studied Urgently, Says Scientist

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech

We’ve all heard about the mile high club, but now an expert has claimed that we need to start thinking about sex much further away from Earth too. O...

NASA Creates Radiation Rain On Earth, To Prepare For Mars Mission

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech

You might think that a rainy day in the UK is a miserable affair; all grey skies, wet feet and that constant drizzle that umbrellas cannot seem to kee...

10 Tweets That Sum Up The Pain When Instagram Goes Down

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Tech

You might be forgiven for thinking something devastating had swept across the UK in the last week, with hundreds of people taking to social media to b...

This May Explain Why You Have Insomnia

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech

Contrary to popular belief, it could actually be your genetic makeup that is to blame for insomnia, not just lifestyle factors such as stress. This i...

Are You Visually Intellectual? This Quiz Will Tell You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Tech

The internet can’t get enough of optical illusions: there was that dress, those strawberries, and most recently, the Caesar in the salad. But just ...

Five Good Reasons To Take A Break From Social Media

Quora | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Tech
Quora

Social media has an uncanny way of bringing peer pressure to a whole new level. You have to like what everyone else likes, or share what people are sharing. And because people are bigger bullies online than they often are in real life, the urge to follow everyone else seems to be higher on these platforms as well.

NASA Fails For Sixth Time To Send Clouds Into Space, Makes Us All Feel Better

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Tech

NASA has had to postpone a rocket launch for the sixth time, after cloud cover meant they couldn’t see what they were meant to be doing. The Ameri...

Facebook Has Introduced A Rainbow Flag Emoji, But Don't Worry If You Can't See It Yet

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Tech

We might still be waiting for the rainbow flag emoji on iPhone, but it seems that finally someone has given us the power to react to everything with p...