UK Tech.

Cancer Cells Can Be Passed Between Individuals And Between Species

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Tech

Infectious cancer cells found in clams and mussels have proved to be capable of leaping between individuals – and “shockingly” moving between sp...

Putting Technology to Good Use by Supporting Women in STEM

Laura Wheeler | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Tech
Laura Wheeler

Perhaps surprisingly, we are finally at a point where there are actually more women entering the scientific pipeline than there are men. However, it is at the top of the ivory tower where the disparities lie - there are much fewer women in top management roles than men.

Brexit and National Women in Engineering Day

Bernadette Ballantyne | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Tech
Bernadette Ballantyne

Although the widely reported skills shortage is a major driver for all engineering firms, many of whom are now working with schools and universities to encourage girls to study STEM subjects, there are more pressing concerns.

Tech for Good: Food for Purpose

Liv Sibony | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Tech
Liv Sibony

Food. It nourishes our demanding bodies, reminds us of the nostalgic home and people we once shared it with; and it is the rope that ties us to our cultural identity. We are served generous portions of it by our local curry restaurant, and we serve it proudly from our own kitchens to our friends and loved ones.

The Science Behind Political Nostalgia, False Memory, and Brexit

Dr Julia Shaw | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Tech
Dr Julia Shaw

I'm a scientist who studies memory errors. In particular, I study how people can come to believe they experienced things that never happened. I think that memory science can help us understand some of the starkly conflicting voices we are hearing in the Brexit debate.

Carbon Dioxide Pollution Reaches Historic Levels At The South Pole

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists in Antarctica have finally measured carbon dioxide levels rising above 400 parts per million. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ...

MINI Launches "Visionary" Car To Be Shared Among Owners

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Tech

MINI wants you to imagine a future where every single car in the city belongs to you. The company have shared their vision for the MINI Vision Next 10...

A Wondrous New Gallery for the Next Generation Of Great Science Minds

Ian Blatchford | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Tech
Ian Blatchford

Free access to permanent collections at national museums is Government policy. When Wonderlab opens in October, visitors will still be able to roam more than 90% of our vast building without paying, enjoying priceless objects from the Apollo 10 command module to Stephenson's Rocket.

Technology Transforms Education for Young Refugees

Andrew Dunnett | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Tech
Andrew Dunnett

When World Refugee Day was first introduced by the United Nations in 2000, it was a rare opportunity to raise awareness of the huge challenges facing refugees fleeing from violence, food insecurity and drought - a much needed opportunity to encourage the media to shine a light on the human stories behind the statistics.

UK Workers Worry That Employers Spy On Their Wearable Devices

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Tech

UK workers are concerned that wearable smart devices are becoming a modern spy tool for employers. In February 2016, Gartner reported that sales of we...

AI Is Now As Good At Detecting Breast Cancer As Humans

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Tech

Research has shown that Artificial Intelligence is almost as good as humans at detecting metastatic breast cancer. A team of researchers from Beth Isr...

Seven Ways Tech Is Changing Journalism and News Consumption

Damian Radcliffe | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Tech
Damian Radcliffe

According to research from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford, social media is used each week by more than half (51%) of online news consumers to find, discuss and share, news content.

Want To Become The New Tim Peake? Nasa's Recruitment Posters Will Make Sure You Do

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Tech

Applications for a job at Nasa are sure to skyrocket after the space agency released a brand new batch of slick recruitment posters. The collection of...

British Astronaut Tim Peake Is Back On Earth

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK

British astronaut Tim Peake has returned to earth after six months on the International Space Station. The 44-year-old former helicopter test pilot la...

Rolls Royce Have Unveiled A Driverless Car And Not Everyone Is Loving It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech

Rolls Royce has revealed it’s first driverless car, and people aren’t too pleased with the results. The luxury car empire have unveiled their firs...

Microsoft Becomes First Big Tech Brand To Move Into Legal Cannabis Industry

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech

Microsoft has become the first big tech company to get involved with the legal weed industry in the United States. The Seattle-based tech giant is par...

Astronaut Tim Peake's Most Stunning Instagram Pictures Taken In Space

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech

British astronaut Major Tim Peake is returning to earth at 10.15 BST on Saturday after having spent six months on the International Space Station. Des...

Google Launches 'Gboard' iPhone Keyboard In The UK

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech

Finally, an end to our copy-and-paste smartphone nightmares. Google has launched a new smart keyboard for your iPhone that allows you to use the sear...

Elon Musk Tweets Video of SpaceX Rocket Crash Landing Into Atlantic Ocean

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech

Elon Musk has tweeted a picture of a SpaceX rocket crash landing in the Atlantic ocean to his 4.19 million Twitter followers. The Paypal co-founder to...

This New Powerful Cocktail Of Drugs Could Save Thousands From Skin Cancer

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech

More than 12,000 people have skin cancer in England with melanoma contributing to 1,750 deaths. However, those deaths may be prevented now that patien...

Prince William Calls To Harness Tech For Positive Reasons Instead Of Cyberbullying

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

At the London 2016 Founders Forum, the Duke of Cambridge implored the biggest tech giants to help tackle cyberbullying among children, as well as ackn...

The Changing Tides of Accessibility in Gaming

Ian Hamilton | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech
Ian Hamilton

I've been working in the field of accessibility for disabled gamers for a while, and even now in the wider accessibility community you still from time to time hear the question "why accessibility in gaming? Why expend effort on that when there are so many other pressing issues facing people with disabilities?"

Obese Patients Can Now Have a Gut 'Tap' To Drain Stomach Contents

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

You might think that hitting the gym sounds like a drastic solution to weight loss, but wait till you hear this. A new device has been approved for us...

This Could Solve The Problem Of Leaving Your Dog Home Alone For Hours

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

How often do you feel bad about leaving your canine friend alone at home all day whilst you’re out at work? Well worry no more. Now the world’s fi...

Uber Launches Food Delivery App In The UK

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

Your relationship Uber is about to get hella more integrated. After an Uber drops you off after a heavy night out and you wake up the next morning hu...