Scientists from Glasgow University claim they have created a device which can detect malaria within minutes.Doctors have welcomed the development as more travellers go abroad without taking proper precautions against the disease. The flu-like symptoms can be missed until the patient is critically ill. Blood samples are placed in the microchip, which is designed to detect the strain of disease. Th Read More »
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Plans for new curbs on the practice of removing fins from live sharks have been welcomed by wildlife campaigners.EU countries are the main exporter of shark fins to China, where they are used to make shark-fin soup. A meeting in Brussels on Thursday drew up an action plan on "finning", which results in the deaths of the sharks. Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead said the plans for Sco Read More »
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