University of Leeds

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight skin cancer

Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that arises when pigment-producing cells—known as melanocytes—mutate and become cancerous. The immune response to melanoma improves the survival...

Outdoor and protective clothing ‘should be greener’

Rain-repulsing fluorochemicals utilized in waterproof attire can and ought to be eliminated as superfluous and ecologically destructive, textile specialists contend. In any case, the compound...

Warm ice in world’s highest glacier

Ice temperatures inside the worlds highest glacier on the slopes of Mount Everest are hotter than anticipated and particularly vulnerable against future climate change....