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Chemistry ‘Van Gogh’ could help with cancer

Chemistry ‘Van Gogh’ could help with cancer

Image copyright ICR Image caption RNA polymerase III surrounding DNA “Incredible” images of DNA in action have been captured by scientists who will use them to design cancer drugs. Researcher Dr Alessandro Vannini said the pictures were “beautiful” and in artistic comparisons were “definitely a Van Gogh”. They capture a fundamental part of all plant […]

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

Image copyright Getty Images Testing all women for the “Angelina Jolie gene”, even if not considered at risk, would prevent cancers, save lives and is cost effective, say doctors. The Hollywood actress had her breasts, ovaries and fallopian tubes removed due to the high risk of cancer in her case. Women tend to be offered […]

Chemistry ‘Van Gogh’ could help with cancer

Chemistry ‘Van Gogh’ could help with cancer

Image copyright ICR Image caption RNA polymerase III surrounding DNA “Incredible” images of DNA in action have been captured by scientists who will use them to design cancer drugs. Researcher Dr Alessandro Vannini said the pictures were “beautiful” and in artistic comparisons were “definitely a Van Gogh”. They capture a fundamental part of all plant […]

NHS ‘haemorrhaging’ nurses as 33,000 leave each year

NHS ‘haemorrhaging’ nurses as 33,000 leave each year

Image copyright Getty Images The NHS is “haemorrhaging” nurses with one in 10 now leaving the NHS in England each year, figures show. More than 33,000 walked away last year, piling pressure on understaffed hospitals and community services. The figures – provided to the BBC by NHS Digital – represent a rise of 20% since […]

Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox’s work

Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox’s work

Image copyright Getty Images A minister for loneliness, a project first started by the late MP Jo Cox, has been announced by Downing Street. Tracey Crouch said she was proud to take on the “generational challenge” to tackle an issue affecting about nine million UK people, young and old. The 42-year-old said she would work […]

Nine-man Chelsea beat Norwich on penalties after VAR controversy

Media playback is not supported on this device FA Cup: Chelsea 1-1 Norwich – Chelsea win 5-3 on pens highlights Chelsea beat Norwich on penalties in the FA Cup third-round replay as English football had its first video refereeing controversy. Blues keeper Willy Caballero saved the Canaries’ first penalty from Nelson Oliveira – the only […]

League One leaders Wigan shock Bournemouth

League One leaders Wigan shock Bournemouth

Media playback is not supported on this device FA Cup: Wigan 3-0 Bournemouth highlights League One leaders Wigan produced an FA Cup third-round shock as they claimed a deserved victory over Premier League Bournemouth at the DW Stadium. The Cherries had forced a replay with a 92nd-minute equaliser on 6 January but could find no […]

Chelsea VAR controversy: Referee should have been told to watch video, says Antonio Conte

Media playback is not supported on this device VAR system a shambles – Shearer Chelsea boss Antonio Conte believed the video assistant referee (VAR) system let down his team after Willian’s penalty appeal was rejected during the FA Cup win over Norwich. The system was being trialled for the FA Cup third-round replay. Conte felt […]

FA Cup 2018: VAR system a shambles – Shearer

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Bony sends Swansea through to round four

Bony sends Swansea through to round four

Media playback is not supported on this device FA Cup: Swansea 2-1 Wolves highlights Jordan Ayew and Wilfried Bony scored in either half as Premier League strugglers Swansea beat Championship leaders Wolves in their FA Cup third-round replay. Ayew opened the scoring with a dazzling individual goal, dribbling past five defenders and finishing neatly to […]