Mud reveals secrets of when humans began to change planet

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 05/29/2021 - 02:42
Scientists have tracked 4,000 years of human influence on the planet - all from long tubes of mud.
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NHS calls for ban on toy neodymium magnets amid child safety fears

Health News BBC - Sat, 05/29/2021 - 02:32
In England, 65 children have needed urgent surgery after swallowing magnets in the last three years.
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Covid Indian variant: Where is it, how does it spread and is it more infectious?

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 20:30
The Indian variant is spreading in some parts of the country - how serious is it?
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Covid: EU approves Pfizer-BioNTech jab for 12-15 year olds

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 20:17
German leaders say that vaccinations of children aged over 12 can start on 7 June.
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Homes set to be heated by sewage plants in future

Scientific News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 20:00
Heat from industry and warmth from the sea feature in advice to government on future home heating.
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How many cases in your area?

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 19:07
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
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Janssen single-dose Covid vaccine approved by UK

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 19:04
Twenty million doses have been ordered for the UK and will arrive later this year.
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Indian variant: Covid cases low but creeping up

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 17:45
The next week or two will be crucial in determining whether 21 June relaxation can go ahead.
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Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 15:11
People are now being told to minimise travel to eight areas of England where Covid is spreading fast.
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Covid-19: PM backs Matt Hancock over Dominic Cummings' care home claims

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 13:14
The health secretary denies claims he misled the PM at the start of the pandemic about testing.
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Cumberland Infirmary patient 'dropped' from operating table dies within weeks

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 08:26
A hospital confirms it is investigating "an incident involving a patient in one of our theatres".
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Covid: Surgery waiting times could be cut with specialist hubs, say surgeons

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 05:42
Surgeons in England want specialist sites for non-urgent operations delayed because of the pandemic.
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Drones and live-streams: How tech is changing conservation

Scientific News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 03:07
Around the world, animal conservation has evolved so it's not just humans monitoring wildlife.
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Brighton artist turns coma hallucinations into graphic novel

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 02:00
Zara Slattery had vivid hallucinations during a medical coma while fighting a flesh-eating bug.
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WHO virologist urges US to share Covid origins info

Health News BBC - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 01:27
Marion Koopmans was on the WHO mission to China, when it was determined the virus was "unlikely" to come from a lab.
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Lisa Shaw: Vaccine role in BBC presenter's death to be probed

Health News BBC - Thu, 05/27/2021 - 19:05
Lisa Shaw's family say the 44-year-old fell seriously ill days after having the AstraZeneca jab.
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New dark matter map reveals cosmic mystery

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 05/27/2021 - 19:05
The most detailed map of dark matter in the Universe is puzzling physicists.
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Angry, upset, relieved - Covid bereaved families on Cummings claims

Health News BBC - Thu, 05/27/2021 - 18:54
After Dominic Cummings' testimony on Wednesday, some bereaved by the pandemic are asking: what if?
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Does the UK have highest Covid death toll in Europe?

Health News BBC - Thu, 05/27/2021 - 18:02
The total is the largest but for deaths per 100,000 people the UK is no longer top.
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Covid: Matt Hancock answers Dominic Cummings allegations

Health News BBC - Thu, 05/27/2021 - 13:07
Matt Hancock says he gets up each day and asks "what must do I to protect life?" as that is the job of the health secretary.
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