Doctors store 1,600 digital human hearts on computer

UK doctors have stored 1,600 beating human hearts in digital form on a computer to better understand the relationship between people’s genes and heart disease. Scientists at the Medical Research Council’s Clinical Sciences Centre at Hammersmith Hospital are scanning detailed 3D videos of the hearts of 1,600 patients and collecting genetic information from each volunteer.…

Using law to bully comedians

A law teacher has joined the league of self-appointed censors after watching the controversial AIB Knockout roast video. She has petitioned the Bombay High Court asking that YouTube videos be monitored for offensive content before they are uploaded. Her demand for a censored public sphere echoes Kamlesh Vaswani’s plea to the Supreme Court that intermediaries…