Mauritius: Anger and questions as 17 dead dolphins wash ashore

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 19:50
The discovery of 17 of the mammals raises questions and causes sadness and anger among locals.
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Bread price may rise after dire UK wheat harvest

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 19:00
The price of bread is set to rise after what could be the worst UK wheat harvest in 40 years.
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Coronavirus: Face coverings U-turn for England’s secondary schools

Health News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 17:36
Pupils must wear masks in corridors in local lockdown areas after the government reversed its guidance.
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Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding diagnosed with breast cancer

Health News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 13:51
The 38-year-old star says she is doing her best to stay positive after the "devastating" diagnosis.
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Eigg beach runner stumbles on dinosaur bone

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 13:22
The chance find was made on an isle where scientists have been hunting for the fossils for 200 years.
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Black turbine blade 'can cut bird deaths'

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 11:08
Painting one blade of a wind turbine black could cut wind farms' fatal bird strikes by up to 70%.
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Penarth 'dinosaur footprints' investigated by museum

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 10:46
The prospect of a "really, really exciting" find will be checked by the Natural History Museum, experts say.
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Spreadsheet error led to Edinburgh hospital opening delay

Health News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 08:38
A new report reveals the catalogue of mistakes that left an Edinburgh children's hospital unusable.
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Oral sex linked to vaginal condition bacterial vaginosis

Health News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 04:53
Researchers explored what effect mouth bacteria have on microbes that live and grow in the vagina.
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Lockdown may have lasting effects on friendships

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 08/26/2020 - 03:21
Some marginal friendships will by lost, says psychologist, while other deeper ones may need work.
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Coronavirus: Nottinghamshire woman, 75, 'first positive test within UK'

Health News BBC - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 19:35
The woman is also believed by scientists to be the first in the UK to die after contracting Covid-19.
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Africa declared free of wild polio in 'milestone'

Health News BBC - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 18:07
Nigeria is now rid of wild polio having had more than half of global cases less than 10 years ago.
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Africa declared free of wild polio in 'milestone'

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 18:07
Nigeria is now rid of wild polio having had more than half of global cases less than 10 years ago.
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Coronavirus: Dr Anthony Fauci warns against rushing out vaccine

Health News BBC - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 07:04
US President Donald Trump reportedly is considering skipping regulatory steps to get out a vaccine.
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Coronavirus: Dr Anthony Fauci warns against rushing out vaccine

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 07:04
US President Donald Trump reportedly is considering skipping regulatory steps to get out a vaccine.
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Coronavirus: One in eight hospital cases were 'caught on-site'

Health News BBC - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 06:01
Researchers looked at more than 1,500 coronavirus cases in hospitals at the peak of its spread.
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Climate change: New UK law to curb deforestation in supply chains

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 05:32
UK businesses will have to show that products and supply lines are free from illegal deforestation.
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Having some caffeine in pregnancy 'is fine'

Health News BBC - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 04:52
A couple of cups of coffee a day should not be risky despite 'alarmist' new research, experts say.
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Hong Kong reports 'first case' of virus reinfection

Health News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 19:12
Experts say no conclusions on immunity can be drawn from one patient - and larger studies are needed.
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Hong Kong reports 'first case' of virus reinfection

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 19:12
Experts say no conclusions on immunity can be drawn from one patient - and larger studies are needed.
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