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New mineral discovered in Hekla volcano in Iceland

During expeditions into the boiling warm openings of Iceland’s volcanoes, researchers have discovered seven new minerals.

How to spot a liar

If someone copies your body language it might be a sign that they are lying to you.

Running can slow the growth of breast cancer cells

Changes that occur in the blood every time you exercise reduce the growth of breast cancer in cell cultures and in mice.

Gut bacteria in pre-school children are developing resistance to antibiotics

Scientists have studied gut bacteria in children and discovered that at least 21 per cent of the bacteria are resistant to one or more types of antibiotics.

Gut bacteria could one day combat obesity

New research shows that the right combination of gut bacteria plays a role in whether people are fat or thin.

Some schizophrenia patients can cope without medication

New study challenges our understanding of schizophrenia as a chronic disease that requires lifelong treatment.

Archaeologists finally know how old Denmark’s fifth Viking fortress is

A piece of well-preserved oak found close to the “Borgring” Viking fortress has provided a precise date for its earliest possible construction.

Wheel tracks discovered at Viking fortress in Denmark

Newly discovered wheel tracks by the Viking fortress “Borgring” is a rare witness to life in Denmark’s fifth Viking fortress. Archaeologists hope to learn more about the fortress when they know just how old the tracks are.

Breakthrough in fight against debilitating childhood disease

Scientists have discovered a defect in a protein in the brain that results in the debilitating disease dystonia. The disease causes loss of control of movements and violent seizures.

Candle particles might be just as harmful as diesel fumes

Particles from candles look to be just as harmful to mice as diesel particles. Studies of the effect on people is needed, say scientists.