Science, Technology & Environment

Dear Mum: A Letter from the future

By Alexandra Whittington – Foresight Director and Rohit Talwar – CEO, Fast Future

Dear Mum,

We’ve missed you over the ten long years since you passed away.

Majority of parents don’t follow the recommended food guidelines for their toddler

New research released today from the Infant & Toddler Forum finds that, whilst the majority of the nation’s parents are confident about what food groups

Facing the Evidence – How EIA Reports Can Drive Change

Unseen behind each EIA report are long weeks, sometimes months, of cautious investigation and meticulous fact-checking.

Quarter of Brits Don't Take Every Chance to Vaccinate Themselves

On 40th anniversary of the last natural case of smallpox, new research by GSK reveals that:

• 23% do not believe that if vaccination uptake drops, disease outbreaks are likely to occur

Causes of major birth defects still largely unknown

Findings highlight urgent need for better research as a basis for prevention and care

Database Consulting – How to Deal with Performance Issues in Remote Oracle DBA?

Is your database system showing performance errors? Performance issues may arise due to a number of reasons even with state-of-the-art database systems

DEFRA asleep to GMO risk

Dr Julia Reid MEP, UKIP’s spokesperson for the Environment, has expressed concern over the incursion of genetically modified plants into the UK

Cuts to addiction services in England are “a false economy” warns expert

“Savings” in specialist services are increasing pressure elsewhere in the NHS

Cuts to addiction services in England are a false economy and are instead increasing pressure elsewhere in the NHS

Regular chocolate consumption may be linked to lower risk of heart flutter (atrial fibrillation)

Associations strongest for 1 serving/week for women and 2-6 servings/week for men, findings show

The EU-wide ban on the water hyacinth

Dr Julia Reid MEP, UKIP’s Environment Spokesman said: “As we begin to prepare our gardens for the summer, many of us will be reminded why our decision to leave the European Union was the right one.

European Political Parties Open to E-Mail Based Cyberattacks

100% of European Political Parties with upcoming elections have left themselves and voters open to email-based cyberattacks

FTC and Federal, State and International Partners Announce Major Crackdown on Tech Support Scams

Fraudsters tricked consumers into thinking their computers were infected, then charged them hundreds of dollars for removal of non-existent viruses, malware