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UK inflation rises to 1.8% spurred by weak pound and rising fuel costs

Production costs jump 20% in a year as pound’s sharp fall following Brexit vote ramps up imports bill just as oil prices start to bite<p>A surge in fuel prices helped push inflation to its highest level for more than two years last month and economists warned of more prices pressures as the Brexit …

Put-upon husband phoned 999 saying: 'I'm sorry to bother you, but I've just killed my wife'

A husband of 33 years told a 999 operator "I'm sorry to bother you, but I've just killed my wife" following a row over dinner, a court heard.<p>The meal Russell Worthington was preparing was criticised by his wife Gail because "the chicken was too dry" moments before he allegedly stabbed her with an …

How light pulses can create channels that conduct electricity with no resistance in atomically thin semiconductors

Over the past decade, understanding how to create this exotic type of material – known as "topologically protected" because its surface states are …

Ultra-bright black hole found 'wandering' in distant universe | Cosmos

<b>Astronomers think they’ve found a wandering supermassive black hole</b> – and it’s the brightest of its kind ever seen.<p>Dacheng Lin from the University of …

Universe

A small step for monkeys is a giant leap toward helping paralyzed people walk again

A rhesus monkey whose spinal cord was partially severed quickly regained control over his paralyzed leg after researchers implanted an electronic device below the site of the spinal injury.<p>That pulse generator sent out electrical signals that commanded the monkey's leg to move, and the affected leg …

What are Magellanic clouds?

The LMC is roughly twice the diameter of the SMC, measuring some 14,000 light-years across vs. 7,000 light years (compared to 100,000 light years for …

Cosmology

Hospitals wasting money on expensive cancer drugs that only prolong life by two months, specialist argues

Hospitals are “unethically” wasting money on highly expensive cancer drugs that only prolong life by one or two months, an article in the British Medical Journal warns.<p>Despite a spending bill of billions, new drugs approved in the past 10 years often have only a minor effect on survival in adults …

World Bank improves Russia economic outlook, sees 1.5 percent GDP growth in 2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s economic outlook has improved and the commodity-dependent economy is set to return to growth as soon as next year, the World Bank said on Wednesday.<p>A worker checks the valve of an oil pipe at an oil field owned by Russian state-owned oil producer Bashneft near the …

World Bank

Boosting levels of antioxidant may help resist age-related decline

The chemical structure of glutathione, an antioxidant that may help resist the toxins that are an underlying cause of aging. (credit: Oregon State …

China asks coal miners at latest meeting to cap 2017 prices - sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s government has asked the nation’s top coal miners to cap their 2017 supply contracts at or below current spot market levels, sources said, a highly unusual move that reflects Beijing’s growing panic about runaway prices.<p>A worker speaks as he loads coal on a truck at a …

Mining

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Scientists create live animals from artificial eggs in 'remarkable' breakthrough

Artificial eggs have been grown in a petri dish for the first time, and used to create living animals in a breakthrough hailed as 'remarkable' by British experts.<p>Scientists in Japan proved it is possible to take tissue cells from the tail of a mouse, reprogramme them as stem cells and then turn …