If we don't like rich landlords then we can raise taxes on the rich generally, but it will be a brave politician who suggests it
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Tuesday 28 January 2014
Sadly no reports of a Routemaster singing Wonderwall
Wednesday 22 January 2014
A wide variety of DNA mutations which differ from one person to another might play a decisive role in triggering schizophrenia according to two of the largest studies to date into the complex genetics of the mental disorder.
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Beijing Genomics Institute is producing 500 cloned pigs per year
Wednesday 08 January 2014
Drugs giant AstraZeneca has unveiled a deal with British biotech company Immunocore to develop new cancer treatments that use the body’s immune system.
Drugs companies 'routinely withhold results of medical trials' from doctors, researchers and patients
Friday 03 January 2014
Damning report by MPs warns that doctors and patients are being ‘undermined’ on treatment options
Thursday 19 December 2013
The toe holds the clues to the truth about interbreeding between Neanderthals and other human sub-species
Tuesday 17 December 2013
British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that it will stop paying doctors to promote its products, in a first for a major drugs company.
Thursday 12 December 2013
Retailer has recalled more medicines as a precaution after a possible manufacturing fault was identified
Nature trumps nurture in exam success: GCSE results 'mainly determined by genes,' says landmark study of twins
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Conclusion that teachers are less important than biology sparks outrage, as researchers call for national curriculum to be abandoned in favour of personalised lesson plans
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Dr Sanger was 'one of the most important scientists of the 20th century'
Thursday 07 November 2013
Scientists are calling for a wider public debate on a new development in genetics that could allow the simple and accurate manipulation of the human genome, as revealed yesterday by The Independent.
Monday 07 October 2013
J. Craig Venter says the next revolution in genetics will come from synthetic biology, as we learn to design and 'print' organisms with computers
Monday 30 September 2013
Added to results from a similar study from 2011, there are now 110 genetic variants linked to MS
Thursday 19 September 2013
Tamarillo’s cloning has echoes of the mid-90s when Dolly the sheep was hailed as one of the most fascinating and scientific breakthroughs in decades. But just like back then, we should be cautious.
Monday 09 September 2013
The drinks are made in the UK at a factory in Coleford, Gloucestershire, which employs around 500 staff
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
Abdullah Deghayes: My son was the martyr of a just cause, says father of British teenager killed in Syria conflict
An open letter to Nigel Farage: you may smile, but I am not seduced
- 1 Jose Mourinho: Graceless reaction of Chelsea manager a sad effort to hide his own flaws
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Unbeliebable: The White House offer 'no comment' to anti-Justin Bieber petition
- 4 Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
- 5 Shropshire criminals ‘using unmanned drones and infrared cameras to find illegal cannabis farms’ – and then steal from the growers