Health

Blackpool hospital medic held over ‘poisoning’ claims

Image copyright GoogleImage caption Police said the investigation was at a very early stage A healthcare professional at a hospital has been arrested over the alleged administration of poison or a noxious substance to patients. Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust raised concerns over care to some patients on 8 November, Lancashire Police said. The […]

Peanut allergy treatment ‘in sight’

Hospital noise levels growing worse, say researchers

Zholia Alemi: Foreign doctor checks after fake psychiatrist case

Technology

Google halts glucose-sensing contact lens project

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn this video from 2014, Google said the sensors on the smart contact lens were so small they looked like bits of glitter A firm from Google’s parent company Alphabet has stopped working on one of its first projects – a contact lens designed to monitor blood […]

Vision Direct hack puts customers’ money at risk

Spyro’s missing subtitles anger gamers

My journey from British army to cyber-security expert

Science/Nature

Wombat poop: Scientists reveal mystery behind cube-shaped droppings

Image copyright EPAImage caption The Australian native produces up to 100 cube-shaped poops a night Scientists say they have uncovered how and why wombats produce cube-shaped poo – the only known species to do so. The Australian marsupial can pass up to 100 deposits of poop a night and they use the piles to mark […]

Science/Nature

Climate change: Report raises new optimism over industry

Image copyright Reuters A new report on the potential of heavy industry to combat climate change offers a rare slice of optimism. Sectors like steel, chemicals, cement, aviation and aluminium face a huge challenge in cutting carbon emissions. But a group including representatives from business concludes it is both practical and affordable to get their […]

Science/Nature

Attenborough agreed with decision to save penguins’ lives

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