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Ginger hair finally included as 157 new emojis launched

4th June 2018 | Comments Off on Ginger hair finally included as 157 new emojis launched

This post was originally published on this siteRedhead emoji fans are rejoicing this week as they finally get to see themselves represented on apps. The Unicode Consortium, which chooses and creates new emojis, is launching 157 new icons on Tuesday. Among them will be ginger-haired people – which have not been available to users so […]

Astronauts return to Earth after 2,600 orbits

3rd June 2018 | Comments Off on Astronauts return to Earth after 2,600 orbits

This post was originally published on this siteThree astronauts have returned to Earth after five months in space and 2,688 orbits of the planet. NASA’s Scott Tingle, Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), left the International Space Station (ISS) and headed to Earth just after 11am UK […]

Chemotherapy 'unnecessary' for thousands with breast cancer

3rd June 2018 | Comments Off on Chemotherapy 'unnecessary' for thousands with breast cancer

This post was originally published on this siteGruelling chemotherapy may no longer be required to treat breast cancer following a landmark study. More than 10,000 women with the most common form of early breast cancer took part in a trial that found the treatment was not necessary for many after they had surgery. A leading […]

Astronauts set for landing after 2,600 Earth orbits

3rd June 2018 | Comments Off on Astronauts set for landing after 2,600 Earth orbits

This post was originally published on this siteThree astronauts are preparing for a fiery re-entry through the Earth’s atmosphere at more than 500mph, after five months in space and 2,688 orbits of their planet. NASA’s Scott Tingle, Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will close the hatch […]

Immunotherapy ‘could benefit prostate cancer patients’

2nd June 2018 | Comments Off on Immunotherapy ‘could benefit prostate cancer patients’

This post was originally published on this siteMen given just months or weeks to live after being diagnosed with prostate cancer are surviving for more than a year thanks to a breakthrough in immunotherapy treatment, a trial has shown. Almost 40% of patients who spent 12 months on the drug pembrolizumab – known as a […]

Revealed: 90s hit La Macarena can save lives

2nd June 2018 | Comments Off on Revealed: 90s hit La Macarena can save lives

This post was originally published on this site Spanish dancefloor favourite La Macarena could save lives, with the rhythm helping first responders to keep time while doing CPR chest compressions. Researchers asked 164 students to carry out the life-saving technique on a mannequin over a two-minute period. Some of the students were asked to hum […]

Enamel breakthrough could end tooth decay agony

2nd June 2018 | Comments Off on Enamel breakthrough could end tooth decay agony

This post was originally published on this siteScientists claim they have developed a material that could help regenerate tooth enamel to prevent decay and sensitivity. Enamel, the outer coating of the teeth, is the hardest tissue in the body and can resist extreme temperatures and acidic food and drinks. But unlike other tissues it cannot […]

Facebook warns 'not all voices are equal'

2nd June 2018 | Comments Off on Facebook warns 'not all voices are equal'

This post was originally published on this siteMalicious information operations are not going away and to deal with them society must learn that not all voices are equal, according to Facebook’s chief security officer. Speaking to a NATO-affiliated cyber security conference in Tallinn, Estonia, Alex Stamos stressed that the social media company wanted to defend […]

Visa 'working normally' after service disruption

1st June 2018 | Comments Off on Visa 'working normally' after service disruption

This post was originally published on this siteVisa says it is now “working normally” after a technical issue left millions of customers unable to pay for goods and services. The financial services company also said that its customers “should not be charged” if transactions did not complete during the disruption on Friday. “The technical issue […]

'Cyber NATO' needed to unite liberal democracies

1st June 2018 | Comments Off on 'Cyber NATO' needed to unite liberal democracies

This post was originally published on this siteLiberal democracies need a new defence organisation to avert cyber warfare, according to a former European leader. Addressing a conference in Tallinn, ex-Estonian president Toomas-Hendrik Ilves said the region the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was established to protect no longer included all of the world powers sympathetic to […]

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