Meggan Chappel

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The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.


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Is depression a mental or physical illness? Unravelling the inflammation hypothesis

Most people feel down, tired and inactive when they’re injured or ill. This “sickness behaviour” is caused by the activation of the body’s immune …

Superfast Lasers Create A Hologram You Can Touch

At quadrillionth-second bursts<p>The halls of science fiction are well-decorated with dreams of holograms—Jules Verne introduced holography to literature in 1893 with <i>The Castle of the Carpathians</i>, and how else would we know that Obi-Wan was Leia’s only hope?<p>Now, researchers at the Digital Nature …


Good egg: rare specimen discovered after 100 years in a drawer

When curator Alan Knox came across a rare egg in a museum drawer he just had to figure out its story

Killer Mike on Confederate Flag: "You Do Not Fly the Flag of Losers Over the Winners' Country"

Killer Mike has spoken out about the Confederate flag, which has been the subject of intense debate over the last week. Following the shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, several states that fly the Confederate flag in some official capacity have pledged to either take it down, or open a …

Are nurses the new doctors?

<b>Medicine has changed dramatically over the years with new drugs and treatments revolutionising the way patients are cared for.</b><p>With that has come an overhaul in the way staff work. In particular, the demarcation between doctors and nurses.<p>What was once the preserve of doctors - prescribing drugs, …

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Fraud Still Plagues Medicare's Prescription Drug Program

Fraud and abuse continue to dog Medicare's popular prescription drug program, despite a bevy of initiatives launched to prevent them, according to two new reports by the inspector general of Health and Human Services.<p>Their release follows the arrests of 44 pharmacy owners, doctors and others, who …