Posts made in February, 2017

Campaign highlights Armyworm invasion in Africa

Posted on Feb 23, 2017

Campaign highlights Armyworm invasion in Africa

Earlier this month, Matter PR led a global media campaign on new research by scientists at CABI which confirmed that a new invasive species of crop-destroying Armyworm is now spreading rapidly across Mainland Africa and could result in devastating loses to crops and farmers’ livelihoods. The campaign raised awareness of the threat to agricultural trade and the need for urgent action to help farmers and researchers working in affected areas to accurately identify and work out the best strategies to control this new pest. It resulted in over 350 pieces of media coverage around the World,...

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Top Ten Most Influential Tech News Platforms

Posted on Feb 23, 2017

In 1899, Charles Duell, Commissioner of US patent office, is alleged to have said, “Everything that can be invented has been invented.” Yet over a century later, we are in awe on a daily basis by the technological wonders that pop up to improve our lives. With so much technology to keep track of, and so many technology websites, here’s a guide to some of the most influential technology news platforms from around the world. Here’s Matter PR’s Top Ten in reverse order… 10 – The Verge 49.3 m The Verge website remains a popular choice for technophiles...

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We Heart Holograms

Posted on Feb 23, 2017

We Heart Holograms

Matter PR are promoting a UK-based project to develop an interactive holographic video that can display live footage of internal organs such as a beating heart, delivering a breakthrough in medical imaging and education. Watching your heart beat, your lungs inflate, or your unborn child in life size as a hologram that can be rotated or enlarged in real time is no longer the stuff of science fiction thanks to engineers at Holoxica Limited, who are developing a moving 3D video hologram. Matter PR are working with the digital incubator ACTPHAST who are supporting the project. Actphast is a...

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