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Mammals Thrive in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Mammals Thrive in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

The Chernobyl disaster happened almost thirty years ago, a catastrophic event in the Ukraine that would become known as the worst nuclear accident in history. Around the site is an ...

New Speedy Movements Seen in Carnivorous Plant

New Speedy Movements Seen in Carnivorous Plant

Biologists from the University of Bristol have discovered that a particular species of carnivorous plant needs its own category after observing the plant using movements never befo ...

Discovery of Mammals that Survived Dinosaur Extinction

Discovery of Mammals that Survived Dinosaur Extinction

When we think of dinosaurs, we often conjure up images of these huge beasts, bigger than houses, strong and capable of withstanding anything - except for an extinction-causing aste ...

Eight Times More Trees Than Previously Estimated

Eight Times More Trees Than Previously Estimated

A new assessment from Yale University, published in Nature, has found that there could be almost eight times more trees in the world than previously estimated in 2008. Led by Dr Th ...

Fossil Shows Snakes Evolved From Having Four Legs!

Fossil Shows Snakes Evolved From Having Four Legs!

Did snakes evolve on land or from marine reptiles? This is a hotly debated topic, and one that might finally have a definitive answer. In the past, several fossils have been found ...

Are Music Preferences and Thinking Styles Linked?

Are Music Preferences and Thinking Styles Linked?

According to research published in PLoS One by a team at the University of Cambridge, a person's taste in music might offer insight into the way they think. The study was working o ...

All Wishes Come True for Boy Born Without Ears

All Wishes Come True for Boy Born Without Ears

It's not very common, but some babies are born with only one ear because of a condition called microtia, or bilateral microtia when it affects both ears. In the UK, microtia affect ...

New Miniature Brain Could Help Solve the Mysteries of Rare Conditions and Diseases

Scientists at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology have achieved an outstanding breakthrough, as their venture of growing miniature human brains in a laboratory has been a success. Scientists have managed to recreate some of the very first phases of the brain's development in a laboratory, in an attempt to enhance their knowledge of neurological conditions. The analysis was initially reviewed in the Jou ...

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New Gene Found Which Could Help in Battle Against Ovarian Cancer

A cure for ovarian cancer - doesn’t that sound incredible? With the research of a new gene, we are another step closer to that hope becoming a reality. Known as “Helq”, the gene aids the body in fixing any damage to the DNA that might happen when cells multiply. If both copies of the gene are missing or broken more problems can build up with the DNA, furthering the chance of tumours developing. Cancer Resea ...

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New Protein Discovery Could be Good News for Asthmatics

The medical industry welcomes a new scientific breakthrough as scientists discover a new blood clotting protein that contributes to allergic asthma. The protein interacts with immune system components that already play a part in an allergy, thus reducing the risk of respiratory attacks. According to researchers, the recent discovery could benefit the development of more efficient asthma treatments in the fu ...

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Hope for New Ovarian Cancer Screening

A new screening programme for ovarian cancer might soon be implemented in the United Kingdom as scientists in the United States have successfully undergone a methodical research at the University of Texas, on a new way of detecting the disease. According to the Journal Cancer, the medical trial of over four thousand women who have gone through the proposed method, has showed positive results, thus making it ...

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Daily Diamond – Officially launched

Hi everyone, Welcome to the Daily Diamond! We're a new media publication aimed at providing positive, unbiased news in contrast to the doom and gloom of the mainstream media. It's been a long journey getting to this point and we have lots of news to share with you over the coming days, months and years. We hope you enjoy the site and if you any questions or a story you might interest us, please e-mail at he ...

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Cure of the Superbug

We have all heard of "Superbugs" - those awful, contagious infections that are difficult to treat or prevent from being passed on to other people. Now scientists have found what could be the "Superhero" of medicine! The Scripps Institution of Oceanography has extracted a compound from a microorganism off the coast of Santa Barbara, California. This amazing discovery can help development of a cure and defens ...

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Mummified Inca Girl Unlocks New Secrets

Perfectly preserved 500-year-old bodies with food and statues scattered around them. This is what Johan Reinhard and Miguel Zárate - an anthropologist and his climbing partner stumbled upon when exploring an ice pit in Mount Ampato. They discovered that this was the body of a 13-year-old Inca girl and two younger children between the ages of 4 and 5. In 1999, the children were recovered from an ice cave nea ...

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