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Dead parasites in your sushi can trigger allergic reaction

Eating raw fish containing tiny dead roundworms can cause an allergic reaction and at worst send your body into shock.

Only half of the land needed to secure wildlife biodiversity is protected: study

Thirty-four per cent of all land need to be protected if we are to maintain the Earth's biodiversity.

Chemical pollution is causing polar bear penises to break

Polar bears' penis bones are eroded by chemical pollution. So much that it might break during intercourse, scientists warn.

Take a short stroll: it can save your day

New research shows that a 30-minute walk in the middle of the day cheers up sedentary office workers. This makes the actual working hours more fun.

Scientists find a cause for one of the most painful disorders in the world

Trigeminal neuralgia -- one of the most painful disorders in the world -- is caused by pressure on the nerves in the brain, new research reveals.

Doped graphene turns light into electricity

Scientists are one step closer to using super material graphene in solar cells.

Your identity is not safe in anonymous data

New study reveals how easy it is to identify anonymous credit card users.

Scientists are developing new Ebola test that will be as simple as a pregnancy test

New test will eliminate risk of infection and can be performed on the spot.

Air pollution and noise could be causing diabetes in pregnant women

New research project investigates if women living in noisy and polluted areas face a greater risk of developing pregnancy-related diabetes.

Bullying linked to ninefold increase of risk of developing depression

If you feel that you are being bullied at work you have every good reason to be alarmed.

Saunas are good for the heart

Submitting your body to a slow cook can be a smart move. Men who take saunas often run a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases. The healthy factor could be linked to the relaxed body and mind a sauna instils on users.