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Gaming For A Good Cause?

Games are brilliant, not only are they fun to play, they’re also an increasingly relevant platform for seamlessly gaining insight into human behaviour. With Sea Hero Quest, the colourful and casual mobile and VR game, we’ve helped collect valuable navigational data for scientists trying to tackle the huge problem of dementia. The number of diagnosed cases of dementia is on ...

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Gaming For A Good Cause?

Games are brilliant, not only are they fun to play, they’re also an increasingly relevant platform for seamlessly gaining insight into human behaviour. With Sea Hero Quest, the colourful and casual mobile and VR game, we’ve helped collect valuable navigational data for scientists trying to tackle the huge problem of dementia. The number of diagnosed cases of dementia is on ...

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How I Designed The World's Leading Electric Car

Satoru Tai, Nissan’s Executive Design Director, has penned some of the most iconic and distinctive car designs on the road. Whether it’s the indomitable MICRA, the futuristic QASHQAI, the iconic CUBE or Nissan’s world-beating electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF, Satoru-Tai’s design DNA shines through. His passion for driving, encyclopedic knowledge of automotive manufacture, and sensitivity to the changing role of ...

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One In Four Teens Admit To Bullying Someone On Social Media – But Here's Why You Shouldn't Panic

In late 18th Century England, public concern over Imperial wars in America, India, and Europe, was matched by a growing fear of an altogether more insidious problem developing at home – the increasing mass consumption of novels! ‘My sight is every-where offended by these foolish, yet dangerous, books […] I have actually seen mothers, in miserable garrets, crying for the ...

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Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For Breakthroughs On Inner Body Clock

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 has been awarded to three scientists for their work in understanding the biological clock inside all of us. While many of us might rely on a watch, the human body actually already contains a biological clock that helps regulate our sleep, repair our bodies and even prevent us from getting unwell. Our ...

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'Revolutionary' New Technology Could Turn Your Cup Of Tea Into A TV Remote

Researchers at Lancaster University have developed a “revolutionary” new technology that could turn just about any object into a TV remote. Simply waving your cup of tea in front of the TV could change the channel, or rolling a toy car across the floor could change the volume. Lancaster University The new technology differs from conventional gesture recognition by being far ...

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Scientists Discover Ice On Mars Where It Shouldn't Exist

Scientists have made an unexpected discovery while studying old images from the NASA archives – a region of ice near the Martian equator, where water simply isn’t meant to exist. Everything we know about the red planet says water isn’t thermodynamically stable at low altitudes, but a team lead by researcher Jack Wilson, John Hopkins University, has now suggested that ...

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A Relatively Simple Gene Therapy Procedure Could Reverse Blindness

For the first time, scientists have used gene therapy to successfully reverse blindness in mice suffering with an inherited condition, which causes people to lose their sight over time.   Researchers at the Nuffield Laboratory Of Ophthalmology, have shown that it is possible to use gene therapy to reprogram the retina nerve cells at the back of the eye to ...

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Uber’s regional boss quits amid London licencing chaos

The app lost its licence to operate in London last month (Picture: Reuters) Uber’s northern Europe boss has quit amid the company’s licensing battle with Transport for London. After four years with the company, Jo Bertram announced on Monday that she will be leaving the ridesharing app for a ‘new and exciting’ role elsewhere. ‘Since I became regional general manager ...

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Chatbots – A Blast From The AI Past With An Uncertain Future

https://pixabay.com/en/robot-technology-modern-white-2587571/ The idea that we could hold meaningful conversations with computers creates a strong and diverse set of reactions. For some, being able to talk with a chat bot is an exciting idea, opening up a whole range of business and personal opportunities from customer service and tech support to fashion, healthcare and legal advice. For others, particularly parts of ...

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