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Driverless Tech? It's Only The Tip Of The Disruption Iceberg

Jonny Combe | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK Tech
Jonny Combe

When people find out I work in the auto industry they all want to ask me about driverless and electric cars. Don't get me wrong, I'm as excited about these as the next person, but when it comes to innovation in my industry, it's only the tip of the tech disruption iceberg.

In 1997 Scientists Detected The Loudest Sound Ever Heard Underwater, But The Cause Is Still A Mystery

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK Tech

For any wannabe Ernest Shackleton, it might seem that the 21st century doesn’t provide many opportunities left for real exploration, but don’t des...

Virtual Reality And Immersive Tech: The Great Health And Social Policy Revolution?

Helen Costa | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK Tech
Helen Costa

Social care is, by definition, how society supports the welfare of others - the young, old and vulnerable in our society who rely on this support to keep them safe and able to manage daily life.

Orionid Meteor Shower: Best Places And How To Watch It In The UK

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK Tech

You might not be enjoying the start of autumn because it means colder weather and dark mornings, but it also heralds the beginning of stargazing seaso...

These Researchers Can Creepily Bring Your Selfies To Life

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.10.2017 | UK Tech

We all know the feeling when you go to take a selfie and accidentally find yourself video recording your double chin (so good for the self confidence)...

What Does The Future Of Big Data Look Like?

Quora | Posted 19.10.2017 | UK Tech
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Quora

The whole idea of the book is to reframe the reader's thinking on how both to understand and to take advantage of today's "era of acceleration" in five crucial areas: work environments, politics, geopolitics, ethics, and everyday communities.

When You Die, Your Consciousness Knows That You're Dead

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK Tech

No one likes to think too much about what waits for us after we die, but now a study has revealed that we might actually ‘live’ a little longer th...

This Flexible Skin Can Actually Give Robots A Real Sense Of 'Touch'

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Tech

In their quest to take over the world and replace human beings, robots were missing one always crucial element - the ability to perform tasks quite as...

Scientists Have Found A Way To Remove The 'Brakes' From Our Immune System

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Tech

In the fight against cancer, one of the greatest hurdles can actually be our own immune system, which self-sabotages attempts by the body to fight aga...

The Science Of Safer Pregnancy: How Mini 'Placentas On A Chip' May Help Us Understand Pre-eclampsia

Dr Colin Murdoch | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Tech
Dr Colin Murdoch

The placenta is the gatekeeper for a foetus, allowing a mother's nutrients to pass in one direction while waste passes back into the mother's bloodstream. It produces hormones to encourage foetal growth and offers protection against most bacteria, although not against viruses.

An App That Encourages Teens To Actually Be Nice To Each Other Has Just Been Bought By Facebook

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Tech

It’s no secret that the internet can be a cesspit of anonymous trolling and bad behaviour from behind the safety of a computer screen. So what happe...

How Is Ethereum Different From Bitcoin?

Quora | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Tech
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Quora

Today's hype surrounding Bitcoin, Ethereum, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technologies rivals the dot-com bubble in the 90s. There is a lot of money pouring into this space, and it doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon.

Scientists Have Worked Out How To Save A 'Dead' Heart After A Heart Attack

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Tech

Surviving a heart attack is only half of the battle as 20% of patients will go on to have another cardiac arrest within 12 months of the first one, pa...

This Incredible Power Plant Produces Nothing But Electricity And Stone

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Tech

In a bid to tackle climate change and stop the world from reaching the upper limit of two degrees warming before 2020, scientists were hoping that we ...

Having More Of This Protein Can Make Mammals (Like Us) Live Longer, Say Scientists

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Tech

Humans have long dreamed about finding the fountain of youth - a supposedly fictional source that could offer us eternal life (or honestly just knock ...

My Computer Says I'm Going To Die

Dr. Peter Bonis | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Tech
Dr. Peter Bonis

What should we do if computers predict who may develop a terminal disease, attempt suicide or contract diabetes? And what should you or your doctor do on receiving such a forecast? Is it even possible? Yes - the growing accuracy of computer algorithms suggests we will soon be facing such challenges.

AR - Could Legal Issues Snap Developers Back To Reality?

Gregor Pryor | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Tech
Gregor Pryor

Last summer's phenomenon, Pokémon Go, which was downloaded onto more than 5% of Android phones in the US within just two days of its release and exceeded both Snapchat and Twitter in terms of daily active users, provided a first mainstream look at the potential of augmented reality in the gaming industry.

Delta Airlines Just Ditched The Worst Thing About Flying

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Tech

There’s nothing to put a real dampener on your holiday spirit like remembering you have to go via an airport first: The antisocial hours, the securi...

Yellowstone's Supervolcano Could Erupt Far Sooner Than We All Hoped

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Tech

Just in case you were hoping to have a relaxing weekend, we’ve got some unnerving news for you - the Yellowstone supervolcano could erupt far sooner...

How Scientists Are Working To Stop Secondary Breast Cancer

Holly Palmer | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Tech
Holly Palmer

At Breast Cancer Now we are determined to stop people dying from breast cancer, and one of the most important ways to do this is to find ways to stop it spreading. When breast cancer cells break away from the original tumour and form tumours in other parts of the body it is known as secondary, or metastatic, breast cancer.

No Apple Isn't Deliberately Slowing Your iPhone So You'll Buy A New One, And Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Tech

Everyone loves a conspiracy theory - especially if said theory lets us all believe that we’re unwilling victims being forced to hand over all our ha...

The UK's First 'Seabin' Can Collect Over 80,000 Plastic Bottles A Year From The Ocean

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Tech

For the first time in history, a plastic-collecting ‘seabin’ has been installed in British waters to help fight the growing number of pollutants i...

Checking The Mental Health Of The Tech Industry

Chris Ciauri | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Tech
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Chris Ciauri

That this example went so viral, so fast, is telling. To me, it's a clear example of how employee wellness is intrinsically linked to attracting the right talent and having a happy, healthy workforce in our industry.

You Can't Always Get What You Want, But If You Try Sometimes You Might Find Technology Gives You What You Need

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Tech
Dmitry Bagrov

One only needs to go to an industry show these days to see that the sheer number of tech firms in attendance trying to sell into that market is staggering. These tech firms, however, are all offering to do the same thing, provide data analytics to retailers about their customers.

Clean, Green And Ready To Serve - How Future Tech Is Changing The Way We Live

Heshaam Hague | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Tech
Heshaam Hague

For a number of years now, the Internet of Things has been making itself felt around the home. From toasters connected to Wi-Fi to heating systems controlled from your phone, more and more of our household appliances are going online.