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What does the genetic markers study mean for cancer research? - video

Science correspondent Ian Sample discusses the findings of a medical study that identified genetic markers for breast, ovarian and prostate cancer. …

It’s getting warmer, but not as fast as climate models earlier predicted. Airborne particles from volcanic activity might help explain why. Details here: http://bit.ly/11NGAy0

Speed Of Light In Vacuum Is Not Actually Constant, Study Finds

Oh, and a vacuum may not really be void of matter.<p>Can you trust nothing in life? A new physics paper suggests that the speed of light in a vacuum may not be constant, and that a vacuum isn't actually entirely empty of stuff.<p>The paper, by a team of French physicists, finds that the speed of a photon …

Astronomers Say They've Discovered New Type Of Supernova

A group of astronomers believe they have found a new kind of "mini" supernovae that appear to share traits with other previously known types.<p>Until now, only core-collapse supernovae, the grand finale of stars approximately 10 to 100 times more massive than our sun, and Type Ia, which occur when …

Penny Bailey on science writing: 'You need to know how to tell a good story'

<b>What makes a good science story?</b><p>Something that feels "alive". The feeling of "aliveness" comes from a cocktail of some or all of the following:<br>• The …

Montenegro v England: Roy Hodgson admits team 'lost control' as Steven Gerrard blasts 'we threw it away'

Roy Hodgson admitted that England “lost control” last night in wasting a golden opportunity to move to the top of their World Cup qualifying group, but still defended his failure to make a substitution even as his team faded long before Montenegro’s 76th minute equaliser.<p>Hodgson did eventually …

Charles Darwin letters reveal his emotional side

<b>In a collection of previously unpublished letters that have been made available online today, naturalist Charles Darwin reveals a highly emotional and personal side.</b><p>In letters to his closest friend, the botanist Joseph Hooker, he pours out his grief over the death of his daughter-in-law, Amy. He …

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