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Liquid biopsy device to revolutionise cancer diagnosis

Scottish biotech company, BioCaptiva, has developed a “liquid biopsy” technology device that is to revolutionise the early diagnosis and monitoring of difficult to detect cancers. The University of Edinburgh spin-out has gathered over £1 million in seed funding from Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate, Archangels, and Scottish Enterprise, to help develop the technology.  BioCaptiva has developed a medical device that captures cfDNA (circulating free DNA) from the blood of patients in much greater quantities than the current standard of a single blood draw can, overcoming a significant current constraint of cancer liquid biopsy testing. Named BioCollector, it functions alongside a standard...

X-TECH, an AI Over Frequency trading company, collects 50 million euros from multiple European funds

Two European funds invest in X-TECH to expand its operations into the Asia-Pacific and European markets. X-TECH, creator of OFT (over-frequency trading), with a powerful research and development team, is a frontrunner in the future of AI trading technology. X-TECH LTD, the Texas-based Technology Company, is known for being the company to set the standard for what is known as “OFT”, Over Frequency Trading. As of now, X-TECH is the only...

UK fintech Freetrade creates millionaires out of early crowdfunding investors

Although crowdfunding returns are generally low,  Freetrade has reversed the trend by accepting investors in early — and is successful. It was in September 2016, a little-known trading app “Freetrade” launched a crowdfunding round expecting to raise £100k from ambitious retail investors. The odds of success were low — most crowdfunding investors had never see a return on their money. However, at least six crowdfunding investors purchased stakes in Freetrade and that...

Protection from virus and bacteria

London, UK (CU)_ Antimicrobial protective solutiond2p is an innovative technology which is designed to prevent the development and growth of virus, bacteria and microorganisms, especially coronavirus. d2p is quickly blended into any plastic, paint or coating to make it a seamless part of the final product. d2p offers full antimicrobial defense over a wide spectrum. It protects against bacteria, fungi, algae, yeast and coronavirus with the 99.99% success rate. https://youtu.be/mrMPWdLC_D4 How the technology works: It...

Landmine clearance goes back to nature

Bees have been doing much for the whole human race from the beginning of time and are not appreciated enough. The newest thing they are doing to save the planet is that they are using their antennae’s to detect explosives mainly landmines hidden in war affected areas. Researchers in countries such as Croatia have spent the better part of the last few decades perfecting as to how this can...

THE WORLD’S FIRST CLOSED-CYCLE GEOTHERMAL HEAT PLANT IN AN ABANDONED OIL WELL

The world’s first closed-cycle geothermal heat recovery system has been put in place by the engineers of MS Energy Solutions Ltd. in a barren oil and gas prospecting well. The implementation of the 0.5 MW heat producing system of the “WeHEAT (Wells for Heat Exchanging Advanced Technology)” type technology developed by the company is an outstanding achievement because it enables the utilisation of out-of-use deep drilling projects without the...

Microsoft Exchange servers are under attack once again

“BlackKingdom” is the newest discovered campaign that is hacking into the Microsoft Exchange server and is leveraging the ProxyLogon vulnerabilities to deploy ransomware. Marcus Hutchins from MalwareTechBlog Tweeted saying “Someone just ran this script on all vulnerable Exchange servers via ProxyLogon vulnerability. It claims to be BlackKingdom "Ransomware", but it doesn't appear to encrypt files, just drops a ransom note to every directory. According to my honeypot backlog, the same attacker...