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Alcohol leaves its mark on youngsters’ DNA

A study begun in Mexico with the collaboration of university students analysed the effect of weekend alcohol consumption on the lipids comprising cell membrane and its DNA. Until now, the […]

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Lab ‘rats’ respond to tax on unhealthy foods

Excise taxes on unhealthy foods – combined with public-service anti-obesity advertising – might cut calories and cholesterol from Americans’ lunch menus. “But weaning Americans off all that added sugar and […]

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Whales feel the (sun)burn!

Whales have been shown to increase the pigment in their skin in response to sunshine, just as we get a tan. Research published today in Nature journal, Scientific Reports, reveals […]