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How poor sleep affects your body

Cells can age prematurely if we don’t get enough quality sleep.

Heavier babies become more trusting adults

The more you weigh at birth the more trusting you are as an adult, shows new research.

Loss of large animals has reduced global circulation of vital nutrients

Decline of large animals such as whales, sea birds, and salmon has led to a loss of 94 per cent of the transportation of nutrients on the planet.

The Black Death has been hiding among us for thousands of years

Fossil DNA reveals that the plague is much older than previously suspected. The discovery could shed new light on the evolution of a deadly disease.

Middle Ages' wealthy unknowingly poisoned themselves with lead

Medieval ceramics were laced with toxic lead oxide, which made wealthy city folk more susceptible to lead poisoning, says new research.

Researchers will uncover “the other” hidden internet

You have heard of the dark web but what do you know about the semantic net?

No link between allergies and deadly diseases

Allergies do not increase the risk of cancer, type-2 diabetes, autoimmune diseases, and premature death, shows new study.

Giant-eyed fish discovered in Greenland

Discovery of a new species of fish confirms that the deep sea of the North Atlantic still hides many unexplored secrets.

Danish ban on trans fat saves two lives a day

Ban on trans fatty acids in food have caused a drop in cardiac deaths in Denmark, shows new study.

Research project will search for links between childhood and mental illnesses

A long-running European health study has the go-ahead to continue ground-breaking research into mental disorders and obesity.