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New wearable MRI scanners could read your thoughts

These wearable MRI scanners can scan the brain and could also help diagnose cancer and other diseases. A new wearable device could revolutionise the diagnosis of brain tumours and heart disease –...
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Common email scams – don’t fall for these

Unfortunately our inbox has become a minefield. There is so much clutter, spam and scams sent every day it's sometimes easy to drop your guard. But here are four common email...
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Virtual reality therapists join the NHS

NHS patients with mental health problems are to be treated by virtual reality therapists in a new project. Experts are embarking on a multi-million pound trial to see whether people with severe...
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BP to trial mobile electric car chargers

BP will roll out mobile electric car chargers across a number of petrol stations in the UK and Europe in 2018 after a £3.6m investment. Why we need mobile electric car chargers There...
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Apple software update confirmed

The next Apple software update (iOS 11.3) will enable users to switch the power performance tool off when it is released in the spring. Apple has confirmed its next iPhone software...
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Invisible photography

You need a special microscope to see the images at this invisible photography exhibition. The pictures are about the width of a human hair. Tiny images – about the width of a...
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iPhone battery slowdown update

Apple boss Tim Cook has confirmed an iPhone battery slowdown update will give users the chance to switch off the feature. People with iPhones will be able to switch off a...
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8K TVs are on the way

But are we really ready for 8k TVs? First there was HD, followed by Full HD, then Ultra HD and now prepare yourself for whatever those marketing geniuses come up with...
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Shooting Star drones – could they replace fireworks?

Fleets of light-carrying shooting star drones could replace fireworks as traditional entertainment, according to the boss of Intel’s drone group. Anil Nanduri said the pre-programmed Shooting Star drones, which carry coloured LED...
flying taxi drone

Your flying taxi will be with you shortly

Flying taxi anyone? Without a pilot? It does sound like something from science fiction but the Velocopter, an all-electric autonomous drone, is pretty close to becoming a working reality. Velocopter are a...
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Disposable coffee cups – do you still use them?

In 2018 will we finally be able to say goodbye to disposable coffee cups? The nation is reconsidering its use of disposable coffee cups, as MPs call for a levy and popular...
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Skiing tech

Are you hoping for a winter whiteout in the UK?  Or will you be heading to the slopes in Europe?  However you plan on going skiing this year don’t forget to...
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What is a bomb cyclone? Everything you need to know about the storm raging...

Storm Grayson is expected to strengthen into a bomb cylone and will bring rain, high winds, coastal flooding and several inches of snow in some areas of the UK. But what...
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Humans may have reached their peak, say scientists

New research suggests we may have reached our maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance. Humans may have peaked and climate change could be making things worse, scientists warn. New research suggests...
most popular gifs of 2017

Most popular gifs of 2017

Giphy the internet’s go-to library for gifs has revealed 10 of the most popular gifs of 2017, perhaps the most important end-of-year list of them all. As well as revealing what we’ve...
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When is the first day of Winter?

For some the start of winter is when the heating goes on, for others when there’s the first frost and the car needs de-icing. But officially the first day of winter...
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Converted beer could be potential petrol replacement

Chemists spent years developing technology to create a sustainable alternative for petrol. Now we could all be filling up on converted beer. Beer is the best alcoholic drink to convert into fuel...
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Internet mystery: can you hear the thud?

It's an internet mystery that has everyone baffled. People think they can hear this gif even though it’s silent. Here’s why… The internet always loves a good old puzzle but a silent...
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The best apps of 2017

Here are the best apps of 2017 according to Google Play. From fun selfie filters to apps that will teach you how to adult – our smartphones would be nothing without mobile...
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School for hackers

The government have announced a £20million pilot scheme to interest teenagers in cyber-security. Aimed at 14-18-year-olds the Cyber Discovery programme is part of a £1.9billion investment in beefing up the UK’s protection...