Science and disease

No new coronavirus cases recorded in Grampian in the past 48 hours

7 minutes ago   |   Evening Express

There have been no new confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in the Grampian region in the past 48 hours.
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Does Essie die in Holby City?

Does Essie die in Holby City?

25 minutes ago   |   Metro

Essie has been battling cancer Things aren't looking too good for Essie in Holby City at the moment, as she continues to battle cancer. The character learned earlier this year...
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Trump administration submits formal notice of withdrawal from WHO

31 minutes ago   |   STAT

The United States has formally notified the United Nations that it is withdrawing from the World Health Organization, following through on an announcement President Trump made...
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Scientists put forward plan to create universal species list

45 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Single classification system could end centuries of disagreement and improve global efforts to tackle biodiversity loss A plan to create the first universally recognised list...
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Coronavirus and cancer - July updates

Coronavirus and cancer - July updates

1 hour ago   |   Cancer Research UK

30 June - Two NHS Nightingale hospitals converted into cancer testing centres 29 June - Cervical screening to resume in Scotland 22 June - Shielding advice updated in England 2...
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COVID-19: “The really hard part is we know what needs to be done”

COVID-19: “The really hard part is we know what needs to be done”

1 hour ago   |   Cancer Research UK

From labs closing to funding cuts, the impact of COVID-19 on research has been severe. But while COVID-19 has slowed us down, we will never stop. We caught up with Professor...
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Green or White? Morphology, Ancient DNA, and the Identification of Archaeological North American Pacific Coast Sturgeon

1 hour ago   |   Harvard

E. Dalyn Grindle, Torben C. Rick, Nihan D. Dagtas, Rita M. Austin, Hannah P. Wellman, Ken Gobalet, and Courtney A. Hofman. Submitted. “ Green or White? Morphology, Ancient DNA...
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Expert reaction to study looking at statins and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in US veterans 75 years and older

1 hour ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in JAMA, looked at statins and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in US veterans 75 years and older. Prof Peter Sever , Professor of Clinical...
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Why we still haven't cloned humans - it's not just ethics

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

We've technically been able to clone human beings for almost a decade. So, why haven't we? The answer has way more to do with science than morality . Not only is cloning...
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Fossil stomach reveals a dinosaur's last meal

1 hour ago   |   Science News for Students

Fossil stomach reveals a dinosaur's last meal : A newly analyzed fossil stomach reveals what a dino had dined on shortly before it died. The fossil guts were found inside the...
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Arsenal vs Leicester, Premier League: live score and latest updates

Arsenal vs Leicester, Premier League: live score and latest updates

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Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus 

Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus 

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Man City v Newcastle: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what...

Man City v Newcastle: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what are the odds?

When is Man City v Newcastle? Barring any health emergencies, the game is scheduled to take place on Wednesday July 7. What time does Man City v Newcastle kick-off? The game is... Read more ...

Bianca Williams: Met Police refers itself to watchdog in climbdown after...

Bianca Williams: Met Police refers itself to watchdog in climbdown after athlete complains of 'racial profiling'

The Metropolitan Police has referred itself to the police watchdog after a stop and search involving athlete Bianca Williams. Read more ...

British Women's Open given go ahead at Royal Troon in August 

British Women's Open given go ahead at Royal Troon in August 

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Crystal Palace vs Chelsea - Premier League: Live score, lineups and updates

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea - Premier League: Live score, lineups and updates

Chelsea make the short trip across London this evening to face Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park while Watford welcome fellow relegation strugglers Norwich City to Vicarage Road. Read more ...

Johnny Depp's gruesome severed finger injury shown in gory court pictures

Johnny Depp's gruesome severed finger injury shown in gory court pictures

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp accused his ex-wife Amber Heard of severing his finger by throwing a vodka bottle at him in an explosive rage Read more ...

Ex-Labour MP pleads guilty to making indecent photo of a child

Ex-Labour MP pleads guilty to making indecent photo of a child

Eric Joyce served as shadow Northern Ireland minister in 2010 Former Labour MP Eric Joyce has pleaded guilty to making an indecent photograph of a child. The former shadow... Read more ...

Spitfire and Hurricane flypast will mark Dame Vera Lynn's private funeral

Spitfire and Hurricane flypast will mark Dame Vera Lynn's private funeral

Dame Vera Lynn, who entertained troops during the Second World War, died on June 18. Her passing will be marked with a private funeral with a flypast by the Battle of Britain... Read more ...

Cancer survivor, 17, died of coronavirus after mother took her to huge...

Cancer survivor, 17, died of coronavirus after mother took her to huge church “Covid party”

Cancer survivor Carsyn Davis, 17, died of coronavirus after her mother took her to a huge church party where no-one wore masks or socially distanced A teenager who survived... Read more ...