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10 Communication Skill-Improving Tips That You Should Begin Using Now

By Dean Smith

There are many skills in life we need to master: effective communication is one of them. Unfortunately, it is also one many people disregard. Being able to communicate better and effectively can have a profound effect on your life, so focusing on enhancing it is something that you should prioritize. Whether you simply just want to improve the […]

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Who Wants War With Iran?

By Alexander Baron

Since January 2002 when President George W. Bush coined the phrase “axis of evil” (in the modern context), Iran has been and remains one of the major offenders. Iraq has now gone, having been relieved of that title with the fall of Saddam Hussein; North Korea remains, but as far as threats to the West […]

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Many Middle-Aged People Carry Skin Cancer Risk

By Tim Sandle

In a surprising new report, scientists have found that around a quarter of middle-aged people have skin cells that are progressing towards becoming cancerous. The research, as the BBC highlights, has found that with a quarter of people people aged between 55 and 73 years of age, around 100 cells per square centimeter of skin (0.1 […]

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Massive Ice Loss In Antarctica

By Tim Sandle

Over the past ten years, Antarctica has undergone considerable ice loss, according to some new Cryostat satellite images. The images, which focus on the Antarctic Peninsula, chart some major losses of ice volume. They were taken by scientists working at Bristol University, and have been published in the journal Science. The report is called“Dynamic thinning of glaciers on the Southern Antarctic Peninsula.” In […]

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Using Bacteria To Find Pollutants

By Tim Sandle

There are many methods of tracking pollutants. The use of bacteria could, however, be among the most unusual. Researchers have put forwards the idea that studying them may provide strong clues about the levels of pollution in an area. The proposal to use bacteria to lo for an array of pollutants is based on bacterial […]

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Lisa Longstaff Can’t Stop Lying About Rape

By Alexander Baron

Two years ago, Alexander Economou was accused of rape by a woman with whom he’d had a consensual relationship. When he turned the tables on her and brought a private prosecution which was taken up by the CPS, she committed suicide. This was of course tragic, but Eleanor de Freitas was the mistress of her […]

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The Next Man Scheduled To Die

By Alexander Baron

In the small hours of August 22-3, 1961, James Hanratty carried out one of the most notorious crimes of the decade, murdering Michael Gregsten then raping his companion Valerie Storie before emptying his gun into her leaving her paralysed, and driving off in the dead man’s car. He was arrested on October 11 after a […]

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Can We Copy How Fish Make Sunscreen?

By Tim Sandle

Researchers have found that fish can produce their own form of sunscreen. It is hoped that this mechanism can be copied and applied to a product that people can use. The research has been conducted on zebrafish. Analysis showed that these fish can produce the chemical gadusol (this is a type of biosynthetic enzyme). This […]

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Would You Like To Stay Young Forever?

By Alexander Baron

Would you like to live forever? That idea is not exactly new; for most people the next best option is Salvation when the Great JC returns to Earth in his flying sancer, or perhaps reincarnation. There are others though who dream if not of living forever then of extending our lives considerably by alleviating the […]

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Health Warning For Pregnant Women And Paracetamol

By Tim Sandle

A warning has been sounded for pregnant women who take paracetamol regularly during the duration of their pregnancies that this could impact on the reproductive health of their sons. The findings are based on a study in mice conducted by the University of Edinburgh.  The BBC reports researchers discovered paracetamol affected the production of the male hormone testosterone if the medication […]

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