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‘Holy Grail’ tested by NHS could save thousands of lives by spotting cancer before symptoms appear

'Holy Grail' tested by NHS could save thousands of lives by spotting cancer before symptoms appear

A blood test for over-50s being trialled by the NHS could prevent up to one in ten cancer deaths in the UK. The Health Service is conducting a global trial of the test, which aims to detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. Although there are no results yet, the researchers are …

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Holy Grail of energy efficiency: Physicists advance in the race for superconductivity at room temperature

Diamond Anvil Cell

A team of physicists at UNLV’s Nevada Extreme Conditions Lab (NEXCL) used a diamond anvil cell, a research device similar to the one pictured, in their research to reduce the pressure required to observe a material capable of superconductivity at room temperature. Credit: Image courtesy of NEXCL Less than two years ago the world of …

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