Jack Roman

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Microsoft will 'solve' cancer within 10 years by 'reprogramming' diseased cells

Microsoft has vowed to “solve the problem of cancer” within a decade by using ground-breaking computer science to crack the code of diseased cells so they can be reprogrammed back to a healthy state.<p>In a dramatic change of direction for the technology giant, the company has assembled a “small army” …

Cancer

Millions give up on home ownership as house prices soar

Britain's reputation as a nation of homeowners is "under threat", analysis of Bank of England survey reveals<p>Middle class families are giving up their dreams of home ownership as soaring costs and a lack of supply price millions out of the property market, according to Bank of England research.<p>The …

Housing

Do long-time renters stand a chance of home ownership?

<i>The Way Home is a series looking at the challenges faced by different generations of people who are in the market for a home – from first-time buyers and growing families to baby boomers who are downsizing.</i><p>After 10 years of renting, Chris and Martha MacMillan are trying to make the transition to …

The home ownership dream: It's the opium of the masses

One of the most revealing comments yet on Canada's obsession with housing can be found in the budget speech given last week by the Finance Minister of British Columbia.<p>"Is there anything more reflective of who we are as Canadians than the dream of owning a home … and the ability to make that dream …

Home ownership dream dead for millions: survey

Surging house prices are killing the dream of home ownership for millions of renters, according to a new survey commissioned by comparison website …

Home Ownership

9 Things Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know

Well, that’s the million-dollar question, right? Everyone in the world of real estate financing wishes there was an easy, straight-forward answer. …

Real Estate