Sleep researchers found that disruption to natural body clock has ‘severe’ impact on finely-tuned DNA
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Wednesday 09 December 2009
A former staff nurse serving at least 30 years behind bars for the murder of four patients at two Leeds hospitals was given the go-ahead to challenge his conviction today.
Wednesday 09 December 2009
Friday 30 October 2009
A premature baby died of a "massive overdose" of glucose following a series of blunders at a leading children's hospital, an inquest heard today.
Thursday 29 October 2009
Wednesday 21 October 2009
When Tasmanian police arrived at the home of an elderly victim of armed robbery in 2001, they found only one piece of forensic evidence: a leech, freshly engorged with blood. They bagged it and extracted the blood for DNA profiling, with little hope it would lead them to the culprit.
Saturday 10 October 2009
Swine flu vaccinations have been given to 500 children in a trial to determine their effectiveness. The study involves 600 children aged six months to 12 years and began a week ago in Bristol, Oxford, Southampton, Exeter and London.
Friday 09 October 2009
Sunday 13 September 2009
British scientists have developed a revolutionary method of treating victims of radiation contamination. Trials of a new device, no bigger than a small suitcase, which can rapidly detect the extent of cellular damage caused by exposure to a nuclear "dirty bomb" or a radiation leak, will be announced this week. It could mean doctors being able to scan hundreds of potential victims at an incident within hours.
Thursday 20 August 2009
Monday 29 June 2009
Thursday 28 May 2009
Playing music to babies in hospital can ease their pain and help with feeding, according to research published today.
Wednesday 25 March 2009
Tuesday 24 March 2009
Thursday 19 March 2009
The acquittal of Sean Hodgson is the latest case to benefit from the enhancement of DNA profiling techniques.
Tuesday 17 March 2009
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
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