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Scientists announced Sunday they have identified for the first time definitive variants associated with biological ageing in humans.
Decaying corpses are usually the domain of forensic scientists, but paleontologists have discovered that studying rotting fish sheds new light on our earliest ancestry.
The research, led by Professor Panicos Demetriades of the University of Leicester, suggests that privatising government owned banks without having an effective system of regulation in place can result in a collapse of depositors' confidence in banking.
A new study from the University of Leicester has found that most men in Europe descend from the first farmers who migrated from the Near East 10,000 years ago.
Scientists have discovered five genetic variants that are associated with the health of the human lung.
XMM-Newton, the most powerful X-ray observatory ever built and launched into space, marks its 10th anniversary on December 10th.
New research at the University of Leicester has identified scores of Sicilian temples built to face the rising Sun, shedding light on the practices of the Ancient Greeks.
A new study pitting academic expertise against a computer in recreating a 425 million-year old jigsaw puzzle has discovered that there is no substitute for wisdom born out of experience.
Major study involves university professor of psychiatry.
It was 25 years ago today that British scientist Alec Jeffreys discovered that people have so-called "DNA fingerprintsâ€ -- exclusive patterns of genetic material that can uniquely identify them.
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