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This Unprecedented Alzheimer's Drug Could Slow The Disease By 80 Per Cent

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Tech

Alzheimer’s research has had a breakthrough in possible treatment after new drug trials show positive results in slowing the disease. The clinical ...

Cinnamon Can Improve Poor Learning Ability, Scientists Claim

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

You might want to consider adding cinnamon to your breakfast tomorrow, as a new study reveals the spice can actually help your ability to learn. The R...

Your Blood Type Is 'Best Indicator' Of Your Risk Of Heart Disease

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

New evidence shows that a patient’s blood type could be the best indicator of their risk of developing heart disease. Published in the journal of Mo...

Penguin Populations Could Decrease Up To 60% Before The Year 2099

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered that climate change in the Antarctic is having a devastating impact on future Adélie penguin populations. According to cur...

Humans Are One Step Closer To Living On Mars As Martian Food Is Deemed Safe To Eat

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists are one step closer to making sci-fi dreams come true - allowing humans to live on Mars (and meaning Matt Damon wouldn't need to be rescued...

Texting On Your Smartphone Is Changing The Way Your Brain Works

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have found that text messaging has changed the way our brains work and created a new rhythm for brain waves. The study, published by Doctor...

It's Not At All Creepy That Facebook Uses Your Geo-Location To Find New Friends

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

This article has since been updated with a new quote from Facebook confirming they do not use geo-location data to suggest new friends. Facebook has...

New Device Means Diabetics No Longer Have To Test Their Blood Every Day

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech

Diabetic patients could have their daily routine revolutionised with a painless breath test to replace taking blood. The test has been devised by a te...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is In Your Gut Not Your Head

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered “further evidence” that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is not psychological and could actually be caused by bacteria in the g...

8 Signs You've Reached Peak Brexit on Facebook

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Tech

When did Facebook stop being all cat memes and pictures of people's babies and more like being in the House of Commons? As much as we hate the endles...

This Cheek Implant Could Be The Cure For Painful Headaches

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Tech

A cheek implant could be the answer to curing “excruciating” headaches for thousands of people in the UK. The new Pulsante simulator is an almond-...

Ultrasonic Tumble Dryer Will Dry Your Clothes In Half The Time

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Tech

An ultrasonic tumble dryer has been developed that will dry your clothes in half the time and save three to five times the amount of energy. Meaning t...

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...

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...

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...

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...

No Adjustment Required: Expats and the Changing Face of Social Media

Melissa Thermidor | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech
Melissa Thermidor

While my travels have been daunting at times, there was one thing that remained familiar and readily available: social media. What was even more surprising? The notion that people just like me were now packing up their bags and making a living off the very platforms that served as my lifeline in unfamiliar territory.

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...