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  • Woolly jumper required: Kangaroos are spotted frolicking in rare snow in Australia 

    Woolly jumper required: Kangaroos are spotted frolicking in rare snow in Australia 0

    Woolly jumper required: Kangaroos are spotted frolicking in rare snow in Australia Rare snowfall in Australia has created a seemingly contradictory sight Kangaroos were filmed excitedly hopping through fields blanketed in snow  In one clip, a car whizzes past a field as the kangaroos bounce at speed   State of NSW hit with unusual bout of

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  • Twelve die in Essex as rare bug infects dozens of vulnerable elderly

    Twelve die in Essex as rare bug infects dozens of vulnerable elderly0

    Twelve people have died after 32 became infected in a “very serious” outbreak of a rare contagious bacteria.  Public Health England (PHE) yesterday warned there was a “high risk” of further fatalities from the “ongoing outbreak” of the invasive Group A streptococcal (iGAS) infection. The bacteria can be found in the throat and on the

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  • Mendelian uses machine learning to diagnose rare diseases | Startups

    Mendelian uses machine learning to diagnose rare diseases | Startups0

    Rare diseases are typically thought to affect a tiny minority of the population, but the cofounder of Shoreditch-based healthtech startup, Mendelian, insists that this is a misconception. “They’re not rare at all,” says Rudy Benfredj, “rare diseases are actually very common. Almost six percent of the population – 350 million people – are affected globally.”

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  • Concerns over Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer

    Concerns over Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer0

    Textured breast implants manufactured by Allergan were withdrawn from the European market in December 2018 after a small number of women were found to have developed a rare type of blood cancer called Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL). According to Macmillan Cancer Support, ALCL develops when white blood cells (T-cells) become abnormal and build up

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  • Carbon capture and conversion must not rely on rare metals

    Carbon capture and conversion must not rely on rare metals0

    Last year, humans emitted approximately 37 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere – a disastrous and unsustainable figure. To avoid the worst effects of climate change we could capture some of that carbon as it is released by power plants and store it permanently below ground. Better still, some of that waste carbon

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