Sleep researchers found that disruption to natural body clock has ‘severe’ impact on finely-tuned DNA
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Friday 16 March 2012
A Polish lorry driver has been jailed for driving into oncoming traffic on the motorway while under the influence of alcohol.
Friday 02 March 2012
Chance discovery of link between acne drug and psychosis may unlock secrets of mental illness
Monday 26 December 2011
Driving under the influence of cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy is one step closer to being outlawed, The Independent can reveal.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
A man dressed as Father Christmas drugged a 15-year-old girl at a market in Berlin over the weekend, the latest in a series of attacks targeting revellers.
Saturday 10 December 2011
Rory McIlroy's eventful season has taken yet another twist after medics informed him he may have contracted Dengue fever.
Wednesday 16 November 2011
A man who was not even a suspect until he voluntarily gave up his DNA has been convicted of killing three New York women more than 15 years ago.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
A blood test that can distinguish between the benign and dangerous forms of prostate cancer could soon be developed following a breakthrough in understanding the complex genetics behind the most common type of cancer in men.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Ted Bundy, the prolific serial killer who confessed to murdering at least 30 young women in the 1970s, could soon have more deaths added to his toll. Police in Florida have found a vial of his blood, allowing them to create for the first time a full DNA profile that they hope will help solve a string of cases.
Friday 22 July 2011
More than 150 heart surgery patients at a hospital have been warned they may have contracted the dangerous Hepatitis B virus.
Sunday 17 July 2011
Thursday 14 July 2011
England's Ian Poulter admitted he would have been disappointed had he not finished under par having played so well without creating many chances in his first round of the 140th Open.
Monday 16 May 2011
DNA breakthrough heralds new medical era – and opens ethical Pandora's box
Saturday 07 May 2011
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Scientists have developed a blood test which they believe could diagnose Alzheimer's disease in its early stages.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
A £20 blood test given to women with suspected ovarian cancer could save hundreds of lives a year, experts said yesterday.
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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