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The only top 10 cancer where survival rates are falling

Of the top 10 cancers in the UK, bladder cancer is only one where survival rates have been shown to be getting worse. New...

Why winds explain the global warming hiatus

Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean caused by an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds appears to be largely responsible for the...

Poor health of Irish immigrants in England may be linked to...

The generally poor health of Irish immigrants to England during most of the 20th century was not caused primarily by difficulties of assimilation or...

Mind over matter – or mind over body – can give...

“Move it. Feel it. Don’t give up!” You can coach yourself through the burn with your own pep talk. Exercising is hard, but tell yourself...

Tanning gene linked to increased risk of testicular cancer

A gene important in skin tanning has been linked to higher risk for testicular cancer in white men, according to a study led by...

Dishonest deeds lead to ‘cheater’s high,’ as long as no one...

People who get away with cheating when they believe no one is hurt by their dishonesty are more likely to feel upbeat than remorseful...

E. coli replicate close to thermodynamic limits of efficiency

All living things must obey the laws of physics — including the second law of thermodynamics, which states that the universe’s disorder, or entropy,...

Mystery deepens in coffin-within-a-coffin found at Richard III site

Archaeologists have unearthed a mysterious coffin-within-a-coffin near the final resting place of Richard III. The University of Leicester team lifted the lid of a medieval...

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