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Increased levels of blood fats more harmful than first thought

Higher blood fats more harmful than first thought.

Why does exercise become harder the less you do?

Doing less exercise could deactivate a vital protein in the body.

Himalayan glaciers are shrinking far more rapidly than others

Himalayan glaciers melting at ‘exceptional rate’.

T-rays could be used to image and treat patients with skin or bowel cancer

Revolutionizing cancer treatment.

New basalt type discovered beneath the Pacific ocean

The discovery suggests that ocean floor eruptions sourced in the Earth’s mantle were even hotter and more voluminous than previously thought.

Lightning strikes are as important as meteorites for life origins on Earth

Lightning strikes played a vital role in life's origins on Earth.

Eating processed meat is linked to dementia risk

More men than women were diagnosed with dementia in the study population.

Visualization of ‘dancing DNA’ inside a cell

First videos to show the helix of dancing DNA developed by scientists.

The rate at which ice is disappearing across the planet is speeding up

Global ice loss increases at a record rate.

Heart patients afraid to seek medical help during COVID crisis

If patients delay or avoid treatment, they will suffer life-limiting complications or they will die.

Bonfire Night celebrations contaminate our air, study

The burning question of Bonfire Night pollution.

Earth’s magnetic field changes 10 times faster than previously thought

A new study reveals that changes in the direction of the Earth’s magnetic field may take place 10 times faster than previously thought.

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