Monthly Archives: September 2017

NHS saves sperm of transgender teenagers

alibhai/ September 30, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Adolescent boys who believe they are female are having their sperm frozen NHS clinics are freezing the eggs of girls from the age of 16 before treatment Critics said cash-strapped health authorities should not be spending large sums on helping transgender patients have babies By Sanchez Manning Social Affairs Correspondent For The Mail On Sunday Dozens of transgender teenagers are

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RAY MASSEY: Hyundai hot hatch is the people’s sports car

alibhai/ September 29, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail You’ll get plenty of snap, crackle and pop from the latest hot hatchback from Hyundai. I drove the new i30N, on the road and on a racetrack near Rome for its international launch this week, and it’s a corker. It will suit couples, or small families, who want a practical, stylish city car

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China holds world’s first quantum video call

alibhai/ September 29, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

The call was held using world first space-ground quantum comms network System will be used by government, banks, securities and insurance firms By Harry Pettit For Mailonline It could herald the start of a new era of ultrasecure communications that can never be hacked. China has held the world’s first quantum intercontinental video conference between laboratories in Beijing and Vienna.

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Road deaths in Britain at their highest for five years

alibhai/ September 28, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Some 62 more people were killed on British roads last year than in 2015 Pedestrian deaths rose the most, up by 10% on the previous year Total casualties were 3% lower, suggesting greater risk of life-changing injuries and death on British roads than in recent years Motoring groups the AA and RAC have called for more to be done to

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Lockheed Martin reveals plan for 2028 ‘Mars base camp’

alibhai/ September 28, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

The base camp will use existing technologies, such as NASA’s Orion deep-space capsule Researchers will study Mars soil and rock samples ahead of Nasa landing astronauts there in the 2030s Outpost can be expanded to add ships to take astronauts to the surface of the red planet   Lander would take crew down to the surface for two week stays during

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Noise caused by building wind farms could be killing fish 

alibhai/ September 27, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Scientists recorded the noise engineers made when using a pile driver They found it  disrupted the abilities of sea bass to co-ordinate their movement This man-made noise pollution could make them more susceptible to danger  By Ellie Zolfagharifard for MailOnline The noise caused by building ‘environmentally-friendly’ wind farms may be killing fish.   Scientists recorded the noise made when marine engineers

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NFL signs deal to bring game highlights to Facebook

alibhai/ September 27, 2017/ Corporate tech/ 0 comments

The National Football League and Facebook Inc have signed a deal to deliver NFL game recaps and highlights into the world’s biggest social media, culminating years of discussions, the NFL said on Tuesday. The deal includes both parties in strategic turning points, as Facebook attempts to add more video to draw viewers and the NFL tries to follow eyeballs from

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Birmingham is the UK’s crash-for-cash capital

alibhai/ September 26, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

The Midlands and North of England appear to be the most targeted areas Birmingham, Bradford and Manchester postcodes featured most prominently Insurance Fraud Bureau said one victim of the scams was killed in the last year  By Rob Hull For Thisismoney.co.uk The 30 UK postcodes where the most drivers have fallen victim to crash-for-cash scams in the last year have been

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Rat cracks open coconuts with its teeth in South Pacific

alibhai/ September 26, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Scientists have identified what is one of the largest species of rat in the world Named Uromys vika – is a foot-and-a-half long and weighs up to two pounds It is four times the size of British black rats, which are no bigger than 10 inches By Victoria Allen, Science Correspondent For The Daily Mail If you’re scared of rats,

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Ten facts you might not know about Porsches

alibhai/ September 25, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Rob Hull For Thisismoney.co.uk Think you know everything about one of the biggest sports-car makers in the world? We asked experts at design911.co.uk to tell us 10 things we wouldn’t know about Porsche. From tractors to how the emblem was designed, see if you were familiar with these little-known Porsche facts.  This image from 1900 shows the first hybrid

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