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3D see-through computer revealed

3D see-through computer revealed

A transparent computer that allows users to reach inside and touch digital content has been unveiled at the TED conference in Los Angeles. TED fellow Jinha Lee has been working on the SpaceTop 3D desktop in collaboration with Microsoft. Allowing people to interact with machines in the same way they do with solid objects could [&hellip

Foreign doctors must speak English

Foreign doctors must speak English

Foreign doctors wanting to treat NHS patients in England will have to prove they have the necessary English skills, the government has confirmed. Concerns were raised after a German doctor, Dr Daniel Ubani, gave a patient a fatal overdose on his first and only shift in the UK. He had earlier been rejected for work [&hellip

Lack of sleep impacts on ‘Gene Activity’

Lack of sleep impacts on ‘Gene Activity’

 One week of poor sleep can disrupt hundreds of genes linked to stress, immunity and inflammation, research has shown Sleep deficiency is associated with a host of conditions including obesity, heart disease and mental impairment, but scientists are still trying to understand the molecular mechanisms involved. For the new study, researchers examined gene activity in [&hellip

World’s oldest marathon runner retires at 101

World’s oldest marathon runner retires at 101

The world’s oldest marathon runner, Fauja Singh, is retiring after his final race in Hong Kong. The 101-year-old said he felt sad quitting competitive events but his age had finally caught up with him and he wanted to end on a high. Speaking in Punjabi, through his interpreter and trainer of 13 years Harmander Singh, [&hellip

Cooking classes ‘boost healthy diet’

Cooking classes ‘boost healthy diet’

Short cooking classes can have a long-term impact on healthy eating, a study suggests. Questioning of parents who took part in government-funded courses in Scotland showed they ate more fruit and vegetables and fewer ready meals a year later. Participants were also more confident about following a simple recipe. The University of Glasgow researchers said [&hellip

Google unveils touchscreen laptop

Google unveils touchscreen laptop

Google has unveiled its first touchscreen laptop in an attempt to outshine software made by rivals Microsoft and Apple. The new Chromebook Pixel includes a 13-inch display screen that responds to the touch or swipe of the finger. That is a key feature of Windows 8 – Microsoft’s latest operating system for PCs which was [&hellip

Scientist discover smallest planet

Scientist discover smallest planet

A new planet has been discovered orbiting a distant star – the smallest yet detected outside our own Solar System. The mini-world, the size of the Moon, is described as hot and barren and thought to be like a small version of Mercury. The planet’s close orbit to its star – Kepler-37 – means it [&hellip

Sony PlayStation 4 to ‘Reveal Future’

Sony PlayStation 4 to ‘Reveal Future’

The hotly-anticipated fourth version of its popular console is expected to be launched in New York later. Sony is holding an event in New York, during which it has promised to reveal “the future”. But the console manufacturer has refused to confirm widespread rumours that the latest version of its PlayStation will be launched. However [&hellip

Obesity may cause vitamin D deficiency: Study

Obesity may cause vitamin D deficiency: Study

According to a new study conducted in the University College London’s Institute of Child Health obesity can lower vitamin D levels in the body. A team of researchers studied 42,000 participants through analyzing their genetic data, according to the report published in the journal PLOS Medicine. “Recent study highlights the importance of monitoring and treating [&hellip

Orison Charitable Trust Newsletter

Orison Charitable Trust Newsletter

Salamum ‘alaykum Dear Partners of Orison Charitable Trust We pray that this letter finds you and your family in the best of health and spirits. The Academy for Learning Islam (A.L.I.) based in Richmond Hill, ON, Canada is a religious organization that aims at furthering and enhancing Islamic Education. This is done through courses onsite [&hellip