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Your last chance to save Earth as we know it

An international consortium of more than 8,000 scientists have called for urgent help to save Earth's 100 most threatened animals, plants and fungi. While Nature...

Should Prostrate cancer be operated immediately?

A diagnosis of prostate cancer is shocking and most often quite unexpected...the thought of a tumour growing inside you is sickening. Almost immediately, men face...

Do aliens listen to our broadcasts?

Since the invention of radio more than a century ago, man has been broadcasting into space in the hope that any listening aliens could...

Android smartphones to take over the world

Android smartphones have taken the fight to Apple after launching the first quad-core handsets that work faster than iPhones. HTC, LG and Huawei all showcased...

Sniffing rosemary can boost your brain power

Yes it's true...sniffing rosemary could boost your brain power, scientists have suggested. Tests show that cognitive performance improves when a compound in the herb’s oil...

25 million years ago, penguins used to be huge

A tall and elegant race of penguins inhabited what is now New Zealand 25 million years ago, scientists have learned. The bird stood over 4ft...

Is there a magic pill for when you’ve been dumped?

Pain killers could be used to dull the emotional pain of rejection in the future, scientists have claimed. Researchers have discovered that emotional and physical...

Better to have a fat arse than a fat belly

Scientists at Oxford University have found that storing fat in your bottom, rather than stomach, cuts levels of ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol and raises the...

How to tell if you have a thyroid problem

Thyroid problems are becoming more common in America, but the majority of those affected don’t even know it. According to the National Institutes of Health,...

Signs to look for before heart attack occurs

Hundreds of thousands of Australians suffer a first heart attack every year. And there are those who’ve already had one or more heart attacks have another one. The...

Sir David is back with Frozen Planet

Nothing fascinates me more than the sight of Sir David Attenborough, the Greatest Living Briton, explaining Darwin’s thesis from a rainforest, mountain top or frozen...

Father of Pop-Art, Richard Hamilton, dies at 89

Artist Richard Hamilton, who was regarded by many as the father of pop art, has died today aged 89.         Hamilton created a string of...

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