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Caring for the elderly with technology

Caring for the elderly with technology

added Tuesday, September 20 2016

It can be stressful to have elderly parents who want to live at home, especially past the point where they can care for themselves completely on their...

Electronics
If queuing for petrol gets on your nerves, here’s an app for you

If queuing for petrol gets on your nerves, here’s an app for you

added Tuesday, September 20 2016

As a nation the UK uses more than 35 billion litres of fuel a year, but filling up your motor can be a pain. Not anymore thanks to Eleso. This...

Electronics
The picture of overall health goes beyond meds alone

The picture of overall health goes beyond meds alone

added Tuesday, September 6 2016

As the picture of personal health evolves, we now know that many conditions (such as type 2 diabetes and obesity) are often proven to be...

Software
WordPress security is not good enough, says Belfast web expert

WordPress security is not good enough, says Belfast web expert

added Tuesday, September 6 2016

Although WordPress powers more than 25 per cent of all websites, WordPress security plugins are clunky and notorious for taking websites down....

Software
A bed for one brings hope for all

A bed for one brings hope for all

added Tuesday, August 23 2016

Eve McLelland presents Em-Bed at the INVENT semi-finals[/caption]A motivated second-year undergraduate at Queen’s University Belfast is aiming to...

Engineering
Hit the roof with Jumpack's fold-up BMX ramp

Hit the roof with Jumpack's fold-up BMX ramp

added Tuesday, August 23 2016

If you were a former BMX and mountain bike champion, and a qualified engineer, with a compulsion to invent new things, what would you create?It seems...

Engineering
Ireland as we know it, but with purple spuds

Ireland as we know it, but with purple spuds

added Tuesday, August 23 2016

Many people are aware that blueberries are a so-called “superfood,” without perhaps understanding why. The blue in the berry is the important...

Agri Tech
Nothing beats an outdoor shower… for sheep

Nothing beats an outdoor shower… for sheep

added Tuesday, August 23 2016

Sheep farmer Mark Kelly has worked his family land in Beragh, County Tyrone, for the past 40 years. Like many farmers, Mark treats his sheep twice a...

Agri Tech
Being your own customer can drive success, proves this job app

Being your own customer can drive success, proves this job app

added Monday, August 8 2016

In 2014, new pharmacist Jonathon Clarke stumbled across a major gap in the market for pharmacies. Although a large percentage of pharmacists work...

Software
This next gen 999 app could save your life

This next gen 999 app could save your life

added Monday, August 8 2016

No one hopes they’d need 999. But if something went dramatically wrong, we trust that we could reach help with a simple phone call. But what do deaf...

Software
Males can gauge their own fertility with low-cost sperm DNA test

Males can gauge their own fertility with low-cost sperm DNA test

added Monday, June 27 2016

When couples face problems getting pregnant, they expect doctors can answer the question of why. What couples don’t realise is that the testing...

Life & Health
Break your bad habit with this silicon wearable

Break your bad habit with this silicon wearable

added Monday, June 27 2016

Any doctor will tell you that the greatest impact you can have on your personal health is through breaking bad habits – stopping overeating,...

Life & Health

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