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Researchers Confirm Origin Of Stonehenge Rocks
2011-12-20 09:52:59

Experts studying the mysteries surrounding Stonehenge have now confirmed for the first time the exact origin of some of the rocks used in the ancient monument in Wiltshire, England.

2011-12-08 23:22:30

Scientists from the University of Leicester and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have announced a major advance towards developing drugs to tackle dangerous, or 'bad', cholesterol in the body.

2011-12-06 12:40:25

A ground-breaking international study into the ways lungs grow and develop has challenged existing medical understanding that our lungs are completely formed by the age of three.

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2011-12-05 21:07:23

A study shows that worms infecting fish grow 4 times faster at higher temperatures and manipulate the behavior of fish.

Breakthrough In The Battle Against Malaria
2011-11-30 05:54:45

An international team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in the fight against malaria, paving the way for the development of new drugs to treat the deadly disease.

2011-11-18 07:01:13

Women's personal testimonies of cervical smear testing in the UK show that their experiences are often far from positive.

2011-11-09 10:40:32

Research into the 2011 London riots found they were mostly committed by antisocial persons, less than 20% of whom were explicitly gang members.

The Genetics Of High Blood Pressure
2011-11-09 09:20:02

A researcher from the University of Leicester's Department of Cardiovascular Sciences has been involved in a ground-breaking study into the causes of high blood pressure.

2011-11-08 21:14:47

A major study calling for levels of obesity among South Asians to be recalculated has been published by researchers from the University of Leicester.

Image 1 - Satellites Reveal Lost Cities Of Libya
2011-11-08 04:02:54

Satellite imagery has uncovered new evidence of a lost civilization of the Sahara in Libya's south-western desert wastes that will help re-write the history of the country.


Word of the Day
sipe
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.
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