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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...

Scientists Could Develop A Treatment For Baldness After Stumbling On What Causes It

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists may have accidentally discovered what causes baldness in a breakthrough that could eventually lead to a treatment. The researchers from Uni...

Milo Yiannopoulos Wants To Hold A 'Free Speech Week' Targeting Feminism And Islam

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has announced his “comeback” at a top university just months after plans for him to speak on campus sparke...

University That Banned Milo Has Now Cancelled Talk By 'US Katie Hopkins'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A US university which saw violent protests when Milo Yiannopoulos was invited to speak has cancelled an immigration lecture by controversial Donald Tr...

This Is The Best Way To Tie Your Laces, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Tech

We know all too well that few things are more embarrassing than tripping over your own laces – but that hardly makes knot tying worthy of scientific...

This Self-Healing Phone Screen Could Go Into Production In Just Three Years

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK Tech

Chemists in the US have developed a self-healing material that could consign cracked phone screens to history. Inspired by the X-Men character Wolveri...

Vitamins Could Protect You From Air Pollution

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Tech

Vitamin B may offer protection against the negative impacts of air pollution on the human body, according to a new study from the USA. A team from the...

Scientists Have Discovered A 'Super Earth' In A Nearby Solar System

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Tech

An international group of astronomers have discovered what they’re called a “super-Earth” and it’s not too far from our own solar system. In a...

Incredible Video Shows Planets Orbiting A Star 129-Light Years Away

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Tech

An incredible new video shows direct images of four alien exoplanets orbiting a star. The stunning animation was created by University of California, ...

'The President Is Watching' Milo Yiannopoulos Warns US Universities After Violent Protest

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Milo Yiannopoulos has told American colleges to be “on notice” following violent protests over his appearance at a top US university, warning “t...

Trump Threatens To Cut Funding To UC Berkeley After Violent Milo Yiannopoulos Protest

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Donald Trump has intervened in a row over free speech after violent protests erupted at a top US university over by alt-right British journalist Milo ...

Violent Protests Erupt At US University Over Milo Yiannopoulos Speech

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A top US university has been placed on lockdown after violent protests erupted over plans for alt-right British journalist Milo Yiannopoulos to give a...

Your Brainwaves Could Become Your Next Password, But There's A Catch

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Tech

Passwords are the bane of our digital lives. Trying to remember the precise combination of letters, numbers and which childhood pet we used on each pl...

Climate Changes Fuel Civil Strife And Global Conflict

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

Climate change has fanned the flames of global conflict throughout human history, according to new research. The study shows a similar pattern all ...

This Is The Tiniest Galaxy Ever Found

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have found a dwarf galaxy so surprisingly small it's like "discovering an elephant smaller than a mouse." The tiny and faint collection...

'Mind Reading' Technology Could Soon Be A Reality

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists may soon be able to listen to paralysed or brain-damaged patients who cannot speak, thanks to a form of electronic telepathy. In a study...

Whales Could Be Saved From Extinction By New Quota System, Experts Suggest

PA | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

Introducing quotas for catching whales that could be bought and sold could reduce the number of the marine mammals killed each year, it was suggested ...

Find Out What Your Strangest Dreams Mean

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Having a good night's sleep helps wipe out bad memories and combat stress, scientists have discovered. Researchers from the University of Californi...

Chargrilled Steak Linked To Prostate Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Men who prefer their steak well-done could be rapidly increasing their chances of developing prostate cancer, health experts have warned. Researche...

Born To Be Kind: Study Says Generosity Is In Our Genes

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Researchers from the University of California in Santa Barbara have found that people think it's better to take the risk of being generous and getting...