Henry Wargana

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Cutting prostate cancer diagnosis times

<b>The NHS plans to cut prostate cancer diagnosis times from six weeks to a matter of days, NHS England has said.</b><p>Typically a test for men with prostate cancer requires an MRI scan and a biopsy where a dozen samples are taken, requiring multiple hospital visits.<p>But a "one-stop" service will be trialled …

Cancer

University of Pretoria in cancer therapy breakthrough

A potential breakthrough in the treatment of cancer is on the cards, following a collaborative effort between two research bodies, Pretoria Rekord …

How Far Could Costco Fall?

Introduction<p>A few months ago, I wrote an article titled "How Investors Could Have Easily Avoided Chicago Bridge & Iron's Sell-Off." My basic thesis …

Has the cure for baldness been discovered? Scientists develop treatment to grow new hair follicles

Scientists say they have found a protein that could be used to develop a drug that could treat hair loss.<p>If the fear of going bald is a major issue …

HSBC: President Trump's policies will 'likely put the economy into a recession after a year or two'

The bank's chief US economist Kevin Logan makes the predictions in a note sent to clients early Wednesday morning, after Donald Trump pulled off a shock victory to become President-elect.<p>Logan argues that, while policies like tax breaks might give the economy a short-term boost, mass deportation of …

Economy

An Indian startup was able to raise $30 million because millennials don’t even want to own furniture

People used to dream of growing up and acquiring a bunch of stuff. Now, it seems, dreams are different and millennials prize experience. For a globally connected generation whose only constant is change, permanence is burdensome—and that includes furniture.<p>That’s the thinking that got India’s …

Josh Allen

Technology Will Replace Many Doctors, Lawyers, and Other Professionals

Faced with the claim that AI and robots are poised to replace most of today’s workforce, most mainstream professionals — doctors, lawyers, accountants, and so on — believe they will emerge largely unscathed. During our consulting work and at conferences, we regularly hear practitioners concede that …

The Most Important Part of Social Media Marketing Is Also the 1 Thing Everyone Says Is Unnecessary

Can you guess what it is?<p>If we were to look at content trends on social media for this past year, or speculations toward next year, video and photography would undoubtedly rank at the top. So too would certain platforms themselves: Snapchat, in particular. But not text. No, the written word …

60 Ways You Can Choose to Live Happy Every Day

Here are some prescriptions for the life you always wanted to live.<p>A few years ago, author Meera Lester wrote a little non-scientific self-help gem called <i>365 Ways to Live Happy</i>.<p>Reducing her list down to 60 techniques for a happier life was no small task, as so many are applicable in producing a …

Forget Your Ps; Mind the Four Ms of Marketing

Fifty-six years ago, E. Jerome McCarthy conceived the 4Ps of marketing: Product, price, place and promotion.<p>Today, product is still the starting …

MIT built a self-assembling cell phone

Researchers at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab have stepped up their game from an Ikea-like chair that can put itself together: the team built a working cell phone that’s self-building, Fast Company reports, using a basic DIY cell phone design create by MIT professor David Mellis as a model.<p>How can a phone …

Top 10 Brand Monitoring Tools for 2016

Brand monitoring is an important yet often overlooked aspect of online marketing.You might be doing a great job identifying the right keywords and …

Start working smart with these amazing productivity tools

We live in a world where hard work, when not coupled with smart work, is of no use. And, thanks to technology we’ve got so much at our hands that can …

The 11 best books for beginning investors

Both Warren Buffett (who used to read 1,000 pages a day when he was starting out) and Charlie Munger (who often advises young investors to "develop into a lifelong self-learners through voracious reading") credit their habit of reading as a major contributor to their success. Ben Graham was an even …

Investing

Scientists Start Regrowing Teeth With New Technologies

All people expensive reserving a 5-minute oral session that will permit our dental practitioner to regrow our organic tooth, right?<p>This can all be …

Now There's A Virtual Reality Porn That Can Make You Better In Bed

When we think about VR porn, we may immediately imagine a naughty porn star naked in the headset saying something like “Ooh, you’re a bad boy” and …

6 Trends That Have Become Everyday Staples

While most trends come and go—and some we’d like to go sooner than others—every once in a while, with enough traction, wearability, and support from …

5 Technologies For 2031

Look back to the year 2001 and it’s hard to imagine how different the world was. Global Internet penetration was just 5% then, compared to 50% today, and connection speeds were frustratingly slow. Mobile phones were fairly common, but were capable of little more than voice or text. Google was still …

Batteries

Masters of Marketing: 64 Brilliant Chief Marketers Each Share Their Best Advice

Drew Neisser brought 64 thought leaders together in order to share the art and science of marketing. Prepare yourself for a crash course in marketing brilliance.<p>First of all, wow. As a 22 year digital marketing vetran, I'm in awe of Drew Neisser, founder and CEO of Renegade. He spent the last 5 …

Marketing

Generating Data on What Customers Really Want

At a fundamental level, the decisions managers make about revenue and profits fall into two categories—those related to growth and those related to cost reduction. Both types are meant to increase margins. But how data are used in each decision-making process is completely different.<p>Cost reduction …

Ultrasonic clothes dryers could shorten drying time to 20 minutes, and use 70% less energy

<b>The next game-changing technology might not be in the form of an electric car with a longer range, or more efficient solar panels, but rather a</b> …

Groundbreaking self-destructing battery dissolves in water when its job is done

When it comes to the environment, batteries are a big problem. Even rechargeable batteries eventually reach the end of their lifespan, and all too …

Clean Energy

Facebook’s next big platform: Your camera

Facebook can’t build everything. For a decade, its strategy has been to provide the canvas, then let developers paint it however they want. That’s because there’ll always be another game. Another app. Another… selfie filter?<p>The hot trend in consumer social networking has progressed from text update …

Social Media

How will we live in 2050? A look at our virtual existence

Matalan Direct is a big UK online shopping site with a big furniture division; it worked with professional futurist Ian Pearson to develop the 2050 …