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A Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Could Also Create A Cure For HIV

In the hunt for a HIV cure, specialists are desperate to team up with another field of treatment, but for a different deadly disease. A week-long international conference in Paris has seen HIV experts asking for help from their peers in life-saving cancer research as it seems one treatment might be useful in fighting both HIV and cancer. Although there ...

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Astronomers Solve Mystery Of Weird Signal Coming From Silent Solar System

Scientists from the Arecibo Observatory have finally found what they believe is the cause of a mysterious radio signal that was picked up during one of their routine observations last month. The signal appeared as part of a routine observation of seven solar systems that they believed contained red dwarf stars with orbiting planets. NASA Now after consulting with both ...

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Why The Future Of Driving Is Closer Than You Think

It is clear we are on the cusp of a revolution in the way we travel from A to B. Every week heralds a new breakthrough in the development of driverless cars. These and other developments in travel tech will have far-reaching implications for the automotive sector. But the future of driving does not simply lie in customers buying autonomous ...

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Is There Privacy In The Digital Age?

Events in Britain over the last few months, and across the continent within the last year, have rightly led to calls for a review of national security. But the rights of individuals to privacy, of protection of their identity, and an unfair imbalance between the state and the individual will have to be considered closely in any future debate. This ...

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UK Government Drone Proposals

The UK government has today ( 22nd July 2017) released its response to the drone public consultation exercise it carried out between December of last year and March of this year, and for the most part it remains very much a work in progress for most of the issues under consideration. The one big decision that it has announced, which ...

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Three Reasons We Demand Real-Time Responses

One of the by-products of instant messaging technology like WhatsApp and Messenger is the particular strain of frustration you feel when you don’t get a quick response to a message you can see has been read. There’s probably a wonderful German word for it. As communications technology has developed, so too has our expectation of a speedy reply. Many now ...

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Why Good Old Fashioned Customer Service Will Keep Humans Ahead Of The Robots

From jobs across the insurance and banking industries to builders, farmers and taxi drivers, we are – apparently – going to see people increasingly replaced by technology. Automation, AI and robots have a big future, with consultancy firm PwC predicting that as much as 30% of jobs in the UK may be under threat from AI in the next 15 ...

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Microsoft Is Preparing To Kill Off Paint And We're Already In Mourning

Microsoft has announced plans that indicate it is ready to kill off Paint after 32 years of loyal artistic service. The tech giant revealed their latest operating system updates for 2017 and although Paint isn’t to be scrapped immediately, it is no longer “in active development”. Suggesting (fairly strongly) that it will be ditched soon enough.  In the ‘Windows 10 Fall ...

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Tomorrow's Adults Will Be Smarter Than Today's

Why teach children coding? When they grow up the coding languages they were taught as kids will be obsolete. This is a question that I have been asked when talking about the importance of teaching kids about technology. On the surface, there is some sense in this statement. But dig a little deeper and you’ll understand that this attitude towards ...

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A Cow's 'Mind Blowing' Ability To Fight HIV Could Lead To A Human Vaccine

Cows could be the answer to finally helping scientists develop an AIDS vaccine after a “surprising set of results” in studying cattle antibodies. The study was carried out by researchers at the International Aids Vaccine Initiative and the Scripps Research Institute. Medical experts have long struggled with creating a antibody-based jab that could be broadly effective against the huge diversity ...

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