An 18th-century South Yorkshire cottage is apparently one of the unluckiest homes in the UK --- over the last 14 years, the house has been crashed into by 40 cars! The cottage is situated on a bend on the B6089, at a location where the road - which is also called the Stubbin Road - just enters the village of Nether Haugh, South Yorkshire.
A new urine test is claimed to be twice as reliable to detect prostate cancer as the existing blood test is. Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among British men. With the advent of cheap, easy urine test, doctors would be able to more accurately detect the disease than the others are used to detect the same.
A link between IQ and height has been found, indicating that people who are shorter have, on an average, more chances of being less intelligent. Researchers from Edinburgh University's Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine have carried out the study.
A new way has been devised by scientists to grow ears and nose by using stem cells from body fat. Scientists in the British community have claimed that ears and noses can just not only be grown through tissue engineering but can also be transplanted into the body with a British developed system.
Scottish Government has announced £3 million funding for a high-tech new imaging centre to help development of personalized medicines. Health Secretary Alex Neil said the funding will be part of the University of Glasgow's £15.3m Clinical Research Facility on the New South Glasgow Hospital site.
Melissa Ibbitson, 19, is so much in love with ketchup that she eats 165 pounds of it every year. She herself is 10 stones, which means her consumption of ketchup is more than her own weight.
The Duchess of Cornwall has offered her support to get rid of female genital mutilation (FGM) practice, still followed in many parts of the world. A leading campaigner has said that Camilla had a conversation with a guest during a reception for the upcoming Southbank Centre's Women event, during which she gave the royal seal of approval. The festival will begin next month.
Drinking excessively during pregnancy could be made illegal as Britain's Court of Appeal is due to hear a landmark case. It will be heard that a six-year-old girl has been the victim of a crime after she suffered brain damage attributable to alcohol exposure in the womb.
- Bitcoin investors call for protection after collapse of two major Bitcoin platforms
- South Yorkshire cottage has been crashed into by 40 cars over last 14 years
- Doctors to Reconstruct People's Faces with Stem Cells from their Fat
- $10 Urine Test is Twice as Accurate as Existing Tests for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
- People Shorter in height May be Short of Intellect too: Study