Deliveries are taking a tip from sci-fi films - with postmen starting to use an electric unicycle to distribute post to customers. The modern eco-friendly AirWheel has a top speed of 12mph and an inbuilt stabiliser that allows riders to travel wherever pedestrians go – including sand and dirt tracks. Employees of whistl – formerly TNT Post – have begun to trial the gadget in London, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham. The gadget – which has a range of 28 miles and recharges when it goes downhill – was met with astonished reactions from onlookers on Monday (September 15).
Belgian scientists claim success in blocking tumour metastasis
A research paper by Belgian scientists at the Université Catholique de Louvain claims to have found a way to inhibit the metastasis of carcinogenic tumours in mice, which as Joel Flynn reports, could potentially open a new avenue of treatment for breast and skin cancers.
Visual Studio 2010 introduced new test tools in addition to the existing web and load tests in order to drive closer integration between testers and developers. Microsoft Test Manager is a new environment specifically for testers, providing support for test case management and test execution. This video will provide an overview of these new capabilities.
Are you still using Microsoft Visual SourceSafe? Is your source code in Subversion? Have you hobbled together a set of tools that just “get the job done”? Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server is the best next-step from Visual SourceSafe and other version control systems. In this session we dispel the myths for why you aren’t already using Team Foundation Server, show you how get started – including migrating your existing code – and introduce you to some of the additional capabilities of Team Foundation Server that will enable you to set up continuous integration builds, with quality gates, and document and track items from your backlog. If you’ve been thinking about trying Team Foundation Server, now is the time to check it out.