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Oxford BioDynamics’ Prostate Screening EpiSwitch® Blood Test Significantly Enhances Overall Detection Accuracy For At Risk Men

Pharmiweb 06 Feb 2023
The peer-reviewed work, published in the high-impact journal, Cancers, was a collaboration between OBD, Imperial College London, University of East Anglia, and Imperial College National Health Service (NHS) Trust under the direction of the UK’s leading prostate cancer experts.

Could The Last of Us become reality? The science explained

The Times/The Sunday Times 06 Feb 2023
The fungus first appeared, as if out of nowhere, in southeast Asia ...It’s a massive global problem,” Dr Johanna Rhodes, of Imperial College London, said ... .

Ultra-Processed Food Intake Linked to Cancer Burden, Mortality

Napa Valley Register 06 Feb 2023
Elana Gotkine. MONDAY, Feb ... 31 in eClinicalMedicine. Kiara Chang, from Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, and colleagues examined the associations between UPF consumption and risk for cancer and related mortality for 34 site-specific cancers among 197,426 participants from the U.K ... .

Magma observed taking an unexpected route beneath volcanoes

Phys Dot Org 06 Feb 2023
Imperial researchers have observed magma taking an unexpected route beneath volcanoes, shedding light on the processes behind eruptions ... Stephen Hicks, who undertook the work at Imperial's Department of Earth Science and Engineering and now ... Provided by Imperial College London.

Elf Bar vapes removed from shelves for being 50% over legal nicotine limit

Metro UK 06 Feb 2023
Elf Bars are the most popular disposable vape on the market (Picture. Daily Mail). Elf Bar vapes are being sold with nicotine at least 50% over the legal limit, an investigation has found ... Andrew Bush, professor of paediatrics at Imperial College London, told the Mail ... More ... Tributes to head teacher, husband and daughter found dead at Epsom College ... ....

Colonialism and Its Discontents

Quillette 06 Feb 2023
This task requires Biggar to tackle what remains the dominant school of colonial studies, which concentrates almost exclusively on the evils of imperialism ... After all, he is an ethicist not a specialist in imperial history ... The lengthiest response to Biggar’s project came from Richard Drayton, Professor of Imperial History at King’s College London.

Recent earthquake was as powerful as the strongest ever recorded in Turkey in 1939Turkey, a ...

Deccan Herald 06 Feb 2023
The deadly earthquake Monday in Turkey, which was felt in Syria, Lebanon and Israel, was the strongest recorded in Turkey. At magnitude 7.8, Monday’s quake had the same magnitude as one that killed about 30,000 people in December 1939 in northeast Turkey, Stephen Hicks, a research fellow in seismology at Imperial College London, wrote on Twitter.

Sitting on major fault lines, Turkey prone to powerful quakes: A timeline

Indian Express 06 Feb 2023
Turkey has been affected by several earthquakes in the past ... According to a report by The New York Times, Stephen Hicks, a research fellow in seismology at Imperial College London, wrote on Twitter that at 7.8 magnitude, Monday\u2019s quake had the same magnitude as one that killed about 30,000 people in December 1939 in northeast Turkey. .

Ultra-Processed Foods May Be Linked to Higher Cancer Risks

Principia Scientific 06 Feb 2023
Higher consumption of ultra-processed foods may be linked to an increased risk of developing and dying from cancer, according to a new study based upon the health records of nearly 200,000 people in the United Kingdom ... Kiara Chang, the study’s leading author and researcher at Imperial College London ... 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX ....

Why is Turkey so prone to earthquakes?

The New Arab 06 Feb 2023
At least 1,700 people have died across the two countries after the two quakes struck on Monday, according to initial estimates ... Turkey ... Stephen Hicks, a research fellow in seismology at Imperial College London, tweeted that it was as powerful as a 1939 earthquake that killed around 30,000 people in northeast Turkey ... ....

Rise in wood-burners in UK likely creating new ‘pollution hotspots’ in affluent areas

The Observer 06 Feb 2023
That means researchers could be missing the creation of new hotspots from wood-burning stoves, warned Gary Fuller, of the school of public health at Imperial College London ... My burning shame ... George Monbiot. Read more ... Fuller said ... Fuller has sent researchers to some of London’s streets with backpacks to check on air pollution from wood-burning stoves ... .

A pupil remembers the guiding hand of Dr Salam

Dawn 06 Feb 2023
KARACHI. A BSc student at the Imperial College London was going from department to department in search of a topic for his undergraduate physics research paper ... But his drive and excitement was very evident ... According to a BBC report, Dr Salam felt ‘intellectually isolated’ in Pakistan while teaching at Government College, Lahore ... .

UK's top-selling vape is stripped from shelves over illegal level of nicotine: Company admits 'inadvertently' ...

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
But tests commissioned by the Mail on three flavours of the China-made Elf Bar 600s, bought at Sainsbury's, Tesco and Morrisons branches in London, Derby and Sheffield, found they contained between 3ml and 3.2ml of nicotine levels ... Andrew Bush, professor of paediatrics at Imperial College London, said the findings were 'absolutely shocking', adding.

7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Turkey: How are earthquakes measured and how massive is the Turkey earthquake?

Indian Express 06 Feb 2023
Early Monday morning (February 6), an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck south-central Turkey and Northwest Syria, reported AP ... It has the same magnitude as one that killed about 30,000 people in December 1939 in northeast Turkey, tweeted Stephan Hicks, a researcher in seismology at the Imperial College London ... Turkey ... (not felt) to XII. (extreme) ... .

An extension of FermiNet to discover quantum phase transitions

Phys Dot Org 06 Feb 2023
Researchers at Imperial College London, DeepMind, Lancaster University, and University of Oxford recently adapted the FermiNet architecture to tackle a quantum physics problem ... Naturally, then, we were curious to know if the FermiNet could yield equally accurate solutions to the Schrodinger equation for solids." ... More information ... DOI ... ....

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