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Expert reaction to a study looking at midlife blood pressure and brain volume

5 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   3 articles

Research, published in The Lancet Neurology, reports that high blood pressure and rising blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 53 are associated with smaller brain volume...
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Expert reaction to study looking at antibiotic use and bowel cancer risk

5 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   3 articles

Research, published in Gut, reports that antibiotic use is linked to higher bowel cancer risk, and lower risk of rectal cancer. Prof Kevin McConway , Emeritus Professor of...
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Champions League roundup: Ajax hopes in balance after Apoel scare

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Mazraoui sent off during edgy 0-0 draw in Nicosia Slavia Prague and Club Brugge on course for group stage Ajax face a fight to qualify for the Champions League group stage...
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Expert reaction to study looking at mortality associated biomarkers in the blood

9 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   3 articles

Research, published in Nature Communications, reports on biomarkers in the blood that may be able to help predict mortality risk. Prof Kevin McConway, Emeritus Professor of...
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Expert reaction to study estimating UK shale gas reserves

9 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in Nature Communications, reports that the UK's shale gas reserves are lower than they were previously thought to be. Prof Stuart Haszeldine, Professor of...
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Expert reaction to paper on environmental pollution and psychiatric disorders

9 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, and an accompanying article, published in PLOS Biology, report a possible link between exposure to environmental pollution and an increase in the prevalence of...
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Expert reaction to Ofgem launching investigation into power cuts, and initial report from the National Grid Electricity System Operator

14 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

Ofgem has launched an investigation into the national grid power outage in early August 2019. James Robottom, Energy Lead, IET (the Institute of Engineering and Technology)...
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The Best SSDs for Upgrading Your Laptop in 2019

The Best SSDs for Upgrading Your Laptop in 2019

18 hours ago   |   PC Mag

Looking to turbocharge an aging laptop? An SSD upgrade is not only effective, but nowadays, it can be downright cheap. SATA drives, M.2 SSDs, PCI Express, NVMe: Here's...
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MLB roundup: Cards lose no-hit bid in eighth

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Dakota Hudson held the visiting Milwaukee Brewers hitless for 6 2/3 innings Monday night, propelling the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory.
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Expert reaction to study looking at maternal exposure to fluoride and IQ in children

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in JAMA Pediatrics , reports that maternal exposure to fluoride in pregnancy can lead to lower IQ scores in young children. Prof Thom Baguley, Professor of...
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Vatican's banker, Cardinal George Pell, loses child abuse conviction appeal

Vatican's banker, Cardinal George Pell, loses child abuse conviction appeal

The most senior member of the Catholic Church to be found guilty of child abuse has lost an appeal against his conviction. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds Has a Perfect Solution for Fans Who Are Mourning Marvel's Loss...

Ryan Reynolds Has a Perfect Solution for Fans Who Are Mourning Marvel's Loss of Spider-Man

Ryan Reynolds is a man with answers! The Deadpool actor is weighing in on the recent news that Spider-Man is reportedly no longer part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe... Read more ...

Donald Trump cancels meeting with Danish PM after she refuses to sell Greenland

Donald Trump cancels meeting with Danish PM after she refuses to sell Greenland

The US President posted a picture of a golden Trump Tower in Greenland less than 24 hours ago as he ramped up rhetoric about guying the island Read more ...

UK weather forecast: Gales force winds to lash Britain before 29C heatwave

UK weather forecast: Gales force winds to lash Britain before 29C heatwave

Gale force winds and heavy rain will lash the UK today ahead of a heatwave that could break the record for the hottest August bank holiday ever Read more ...

New James Bond film title revealed as No Time To Die

New James Bond film title revealed as No Time To Die

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'Look forward to rescheduling': Trump scraps entire trip to Denmark after...

'Look forward to rescheduling': Trump scraps entire trip to Denmark after its prime minister rejected his idea of buying Greenland

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he scrapped plans to meet with Denmark's prime minister after she rebuffed his idea of possibly purchasing the autonomous island of... Read more ...

Gary Neville makes bold Paul Pogba prediction despite Man Utd star's penalty...

Gary Neville makes bold Paul Pogba prediction despite Man Utd star's penalty miss

Paul Pogba saw his 68th-minute spot-kick saved by Wolves stopper Rui Patricio as United dropped points in the Premier League Read more ...

Cavaliers and Roundheads: four thoughts about the Article 50 litigation

Cavaliers and Roundheads: four thoughts about the Article 50 litigation

[If you value independent and reliable law and policy blogging at Jack of Kent, please support this blog at its Patreon site - many thanks.] 11th July 2016 There are three... Read more ...

The two Article 50 legal claims - the current details

The two Article 50 legal claims - the current details

[If you value independent and reliable law and policy blogging at Jack of Kent, please support this blog at its Patreon site - many thanks.] There are a couple of legal claims... Read more ...

'Spider-Man' is reportedly out of the MCU after Disney and Sony fail to...

'Spider-Man' is reportedly out of the MCU after Disney and Sony fail to reach agreement

It seems like Spidey won't feature in any more Marvel movies Spider-Man is reportedly out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Sony and Disney failed to reach an agreement... Read more ...