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SynDaver Labs Synthetic Dog Could Replace Thousands Of Animals In Veterinary Training Procedures

Thousands of animals could be saved from undergoing medical procedures in veterinary training schools worldwide, thanks to a new synthetic dog model developed by scientists in the US. SynDaver Labs, a leading manufacturer of synthetic humans, has unveiled the SynDaver Synthetic Canine. The synthetic dog, which is skinless, has been designed to be a realistic…


Feeling Unwell? Your.MD’s New AI Facebook Chatbot Will Find Out What’s Wrong With You

Would you take medical advice from an AI? Well medical diagnosis app Your.MD is now available on Facebook Messenger and ready to hear your symptoms. It’s called OneStop Health and it’s a chatbot that brings the same AI-powered diagnosis tools to Facebook’s Messaging service. Your.MD You simply start talking to it as you would a…


The Real Junk Food Project Opens UK’s First Food Waste Supermarket

The good folk at The Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP) have already revolutionised the way we view food waste through their food banks and “pay-as-you-feel” cafés. But now they’ve taken their concept one step further, by selling food that would otherwise be destined for landfill in their very own supermarket. The team has recently opened ‘the…


National Living Wage: Gallivant Hotel Gives Staff Pay Rise While Welcome Break Includes Under 25s In Scheme

A hotel owner who increased his staff’s pay to at least £9 an hour by scrapping service charges and giving employees a share of the profits said the decision has led to a more productive – and happy – workforce. Harry Cragoe, owner of The Gallivant hotel in Camber, East Sussex, said he believed it…


OrCam Glasses Could Help Blind People ‘Read Again’, Study Finds

Glasses fitted with a specialised miniature camera could help people read who are legally registered as blind, a trial has found. The camera, which uses optical character-recognition technology, was mounted onto the eyeglasses of people who are considered legally blind and was found to “dramatically improve” their ability to read an email, newspaper article, menu…


Illamasqua Launch S.O.P.H.I.E. Pencil And Blush For Sophie Lancaster Foundation Charity

Illamasqua has launched a makeup collection to support The Sophie Lancaster Foundation. In 2007, 20 year-old Sophie Lancaster and her boyfriend Robert Maltby, from Lancashire, were kicked, stamped on and left unconscious – simply for looking different. Lancaster later died from her injuries. To help eliminate prejudice and hatred across the UK, her mother Sylvia set up the foundation…