As Google doodles to celebrate the birthday of Carlos Finlay, the Cuban physician and scientist whose studies concluded that yellow fever was spread by mosquitoes, Sanger Institute researchers discover why the parasite that causes malaria, also carried by mosquitoes, only infects humans.
BrewDog, Moonpig and Alexa Chung’s favourite wellies are among 1,000 companies leading economic recovery, says a new report based on Growth Intelligence data. Geographically Scotland is trailing in the top performers, where the leaders are SW England with London only in 4th place!!
The visual, the noise and the flicker may be stated in an Environmental Assessment during planning, but there has never been a multi-site study of the match against the statment in the EA during the planning process and the actuality of the impact on the environment, later once the wind farm is operational.
The University of Dundee’s CAHID (Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification) is awarded a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education. In recognition of 'world class excellence’ the Queen’s Anniversary Prizes are among the most highly-regarded awards for the UK’s universities and colleges.
Hen Harriers ‘Red Listed Bird of Conservation Concern’ in the UK with its population closely observed and subject to frequent national surveys. But where previous surveys showed increasing Hen Harrier pairs in 2010 show the Scottish numbers dropped 10% on 2004. Only Welsh populations rose by 33%
An age-old engineering problem is how to precisely measure forces acting between two components inside a machine or say on the sail of a boat, without drilling holes or sticking on a sensor? Technischen Universität Darmstadt researchers have emerged with a brilliantly simple solution: a screw with an integrated sensor.
In a great rustle of activity (What you haven't got one?) contactless is the world’s new smart card, and compliant with the CIPURSE open security standard from Infineon are now being used in different projects, as in Brazil, and in cooperation between Oracle and Infineon, while Telenor launches Norway's first commercial NFC project.
Apple's Siri (Speech Inspired Response Information) uses the human voice to send messages, schedule meetings, make phone calls and dictate needs. Now Siri's architech Luc Julia creates smart SAMI for Samsung's IOT use.
As Cisco buys into security, Unisys opens ITSMaaS (IT Service Management as a Service) through Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud platform, and BGF £10m investement in Scottish-based Inoapps (Oracle soft/hard ware supplier) means acquisition and employee growth.
ClusterSeven ESM (Enterprise Spreadsheet Manager) data manager software for businesses, audit firms and financial institutions, is awarded 2013 GRC Value award for Information and Data Governance by the US research firm GRC 20/20.
The ITU Regional Cybersecurity Centre in Muscat, Oman conducted its second cyber drill for the Arab region from 22-24 October. National CIRT (Computer Incident Response Teams) from – Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Sudan, Qatar, UAE, and Tunisia– participated in the drill.
V1 has been shortlisted in the Document Management category of the Software Satisfaction Awards for the fourth consecutive year. Rub by AccountingWEB in collaboration with specialist survey consultancy Smith & Henderson The winner will be announced on 7th November via a multi-media announcement.
This month, EuroCloud Europe honoured Europe's best Cloud services companies with awards presented in five categories. The UK took part in this very competitive arena, with winners from its local Awards held in July, going onto the European finals.
Privacy campaigners are suing the UK Government in the European Court of Human Rights over allegations that GCHQ has illegally intruded on the private data of millions of British and European citizens.
Plans for a Big Data Network which includes almost £5 million for the UK Data Service at the University of Essex to form a service streamlining research access to data collected by government departments and other agencies , while £7.6M is awarded to a University of Southampton consortium helps to launch and run a project to give academic research access to government data.
Just as the Apple could boost speed 20 times on the next iPhone by sharing WiFi and 4G to boost bandwidth iPhone, Oracle's new in-memory database technology promises to increase database query speed by 100 times or more, with doubled transaction performance.
"The idea of remote working was just such a revelation!" A year ago, Elizabeth Duncan, the early inspired, motivator of what IT practically could achieve for remote working communities and sensing all the magic potential of JANET, the Universities' Joint Academic Network, managed to find time to complete a first draft of her embryonic book 'Shoot the Managers.'
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