Gaberlunzie, who this morning awoke among the Pentland Hills saw from one place both the full moon about to set in the sky, while the sun rose gloriously at the same time and then should sent ComputeScotland a telegram, urging that his page must tell the world he wants to remain in the same place with England and Wales with Ireland across the water.
The ability of pathogenic bacteria to evolve resistance to antibiotic drugs poses a growing threat to human health worldwide. Scientists now discover that some bacteria may be even craftier than suspected, using hidden genetic changes to promote rapid evolution under stress, and developing antibiotic resistance in more ways than previously thought.
A research team from the Broad Institute and Harvard University, working with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation and other researchers, has sequenced and analysed many EBD (Ebola Virus Disease) genomes. Findings could have important implications for rapid field diagnostic tests
As Fujifilm and Xerox use a Tokyo business lounge to trial an unnamed mobile robotic printer, with a battery life of up to a day that delivers direct to the recipient, keeping sensitive files private to the owner, UK-based 3D Ventures start-up focuses its kKickStart campaign on building 3D Candy printers for home users, its aim to make 3D confectionery printing accessible to wide range of consumers and professionals.
Over the past two weeks we have noted a significant escalation in both the level and sophistication of Russia’s military interference in Ukraine,” said Brigadier General Nico Tak, director of the Comprehensive Crisis and Operations Management Centre at Allied Command Operations. "The satellite images released provide additional evidence that Russian combat soldiers, equipped with sophisticated heavy weaponry, are operating inside Ukraine’s sovereign territory,” he said.
The DARPA GXV-T (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Ground XVehicleTechnology program) aims to introduce technology and mobility to make fighting vehicles more mobile, effective and affordable, by replacing the expensive and slow 'more armour' paradigm for fighter's protection.
The existence of the "Hacienda" spy program reported by a group of journalists, has five western intelligence agencies using the Hacienda software to identify vulnerable servers across the world in order to control them and use them for their own purposes. TUM (Technische Universität München) scientists have developed free software that can help prevent this kind of identification and the subsequent systems capture.
Newborns suffering from life-threatening bacterial infections such as sepsis could benefit from improved treatment, thanks to a ground-breaking study where researchers have been able to detect and decode a signal generated from a baby’s DNA that can tell whether or not a bacterial infection is present in the bloodstream.
Two deadly forces rampage through the Arabian Peninsula and include Nigeria, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. As the Isis map of ambition reaching out to China surfaces on Twitter, a much older and equally ruthless Ebola virus spreads its territorial claims too.
The UK government takes a leaf out of the Isle of Man approach to crypto currencies and is about to review the trade in virtual currencies to investigate whether it should regulated. That means researchers may well get to go to the Crypto Valley summit from 17-18 September. Some people have all the luck!!
BA (British Airways) has suspended flights to Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the Ebola virus outbreak which has now killed more than 880 people. Emirates was the first major international airline to cancel flights last week to Ebola-hit countries last week suspending Guinea services.
UK tech startup Kogan is launching its Agora 4G access (through an Android smartphone) affordable and accessible for everyone for just £149 - which it is promised will changes the smartphone industry as well as consumer expectations.
Three Newcastle University academics (L2R below) below Andrew Parkin, Dr Mark Jackson and Professor Eric Cross celebrate Gertrude Bell's desert wall hangings. She would probably approve the gentle irony that no women are involved.
Smart city projects are typically deployed via partnerships between the public and private sectors. The main business models include build-operate-transfer (BOT), build-operate-comply (BOC) and municipal-owned-deployment (MOD).
Since the start of this year, it has felt like Armageddon within the cyber-security arena. Attacks are coming thick and fast, with resultant breaches hitting the headlines. Many experts believe we’ve seen just a glimpse of the potential threat landscape devastation. So, what’s behind the headlines?
As KPMG and Imperial team on a combined Data Institute, the UK government is to provide £42 million, over 5 years, to fund the Alan Turing Institute and has asked the EPSRC (Engineering and physical Sciences Research Council) to act as key partner to realise this and position the UK as a world leader in the analysis and application of Big Data. Accordingly the EPSRC now invites UK universities to submit expressions of interest in joining the consortium to establish the Institute.
The Friendly WiFi scheme just officially launched has Purple WiFi as part of the scheme. It come on the heels of news from Motherboard Vice that the UK's internet filters block almost 1 in 5 websites. Accordingly Blocked.org are offering a service to both check on this and unblock such sites.
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