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Scientists 'Find Cancer's Achilles Heel'
Science & Tech  (tags: Health, Breakthrough, Cancer, Scientists, UK )

Ray
- 58 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists believe they have discovered a way to "steer" the immune system to kill cancers.
Kathy Niakan: Scientist Makes Case to Edit Embryos
Science & Tech  (tags: scientist, Dr.K Niakan, UK, Human Fertilization and Embryology Autho )

Rosie
- 106 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Dr. K. Niakan put the case to be the first in UK to be allowed to genetically modify human embryos, saying that it would provide a deeper understanding of the earliest moments of human life and could reduce miscarriages. HFEA to consider it on Thursday.
Britains Oldest Tree, the Fortingall Yew, Is Undergoing a Sex Change
Science & Tech  (tags: botany, UK )

Tracy
- 181 days ago - independent.co.uk
The oldest tree in Britain is undergoing a sex change after 5,000 years, according to botanists. The Fortingall Yew is thought to be older than Stonehenge.
Israeli Firm to Bring Election Results Direct to UK Living Rooms
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, election results, UK )

David
- 359 days ago - timesofisrael.com
LiveU, a broadcast solution supplier for some of the worldâEUR(TM)s top events, will be helping out Sky News. It is the only company offering a remote uplink solution for broadcast-quality video without requiring a satellite or wired Internet connection.
Israel, UK in Huge New Scientific Cooperation Agreement
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, UK, scientific cooperation )

David
- 376 days ago - timesofisrael.com
A multi-year, multi-billion pound agreement will further cement the countriesâEUR(TM) close research relations
Politics Will Not Dampen Ties With Israel, UKs Top Scientist Says
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, innovation, UK )

David
- 412 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Israel is among the best countries to collaborate with said UK Chief Scientist thanks to its high level of research and entrepreneurial talent to develop the technologies that will improve the human condition
UK 1st Country to Allow Creation of Embryos From 3 People
Science & Tech  (tags: embryos, UK, 3 people, DNA )

Angie
- 431 days ago - msn.com
Britain has become the first country in the world to allow the creation of human embryos from the DNA of three people, a technique intended to help mothers avoid passing on genetically degenerative diseases to their babies.
Brain GPS: UK Scientists Identify 'Internal Compass' Controlling Directional Sense
Science & Tech  (tags: Health, Science, UK )

Ray
- 498 days ago - rt.com
The precise part of the human brain that controls people's sense of direction has been identified by leading scientists in a groundbreaking piece of research.
May-Day! Queen Guitarist Warns Asteroids Threaten Life on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Meeting, NASA, Science, Space, UK )

Ray
- 512 days ago - rt.com
Astronauts, Nobel laureates, scientists and even Brian May from the rock group Queen have come together to warn the world about the danger of large rocks from space that could hit the Earth at any point. They urged increased monitoring measures.
$1mn Per Card: Major Flaw Detected in New Credit, Debit Cards
Science & Tech  (tags: Crime, Europe, Global economy, Hacking, Information Technology, Modernization, SciTech, UK, USA )

Ray
- 544 days ago - rt.com
Scientists testing for card fraud on new contactless microchip debit and credit cards have found a critical flaw that could allow a criminal to steal up to $1 million just by coming into close contact with a person.
Paralyzed Man Walks Again Thanks to UK-Funded Tech
Science & Tech  (tags: Conflict, Health, Modernization, SciTech, Science, UK )

Ray
- 555 days ago - rt.com
A man whose lower body was completely paralyzed has been given the chance to walk again, thanks to pioneering surgical therapy developed by scientists in the UK and Poland.
Stonehenge Secrets Revealed By Underground Map
Science & Tech  (tags: science, archaeology, Stonehenge, UK )

Ray
- 599 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have unveiled the most detailed map ever produced of the earth beneath Stonehenge and its surrounds.
UK Bans Teaching Creationism in State-Funded Schools
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, creationism, uk, ban, teaching, state, funded, schools, religion )

Darren
- 605 days ago - iflscience.com
Lo! Creationism cannot be taught as scientific fact in any state-funded school in the UK. That goes for all free schools as well as any existing and future academies.
Whole Organ 'Grown' in World First
Science & Tech  (tags: science, medical, research, organ, human, animals, scotland, UK )

Ray
- 614 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland.
Insensitivity of Primate Researchers Exposed By Government Committee - Via Animal Aid
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Primates, Monkeys, UK, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Death, Ethical concerns, Ethics )

Victoria
- 634 days ago - animalaid.org.uk
The Animals in Science Committee (ASC) that advises the UK Government on vivisection published in November 2013, the 'Cumulative Severity' report, revealing a high level of desensitisation amongst the researchers who failed to recognise primate suffering.
 

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