Vaccines Could Help Addiction

Vaccines Could Help Addiction

Scientists are working on a vaccine to help people overcome drug addiction. Researchers are looking into developing injections which will stop addicts experiencing a high after taking drugs by preventing the substances from reaching their brain. It is hoped that the...
Chippies are Given DNA Tests

Chippies are Given DNA Tests

DNA tests have been used to check up on what fish and chip shops actually serve to their customers. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) regularly carries out authentication testing to check takeaways are selling the fish they claim to be. A new report claims that...
DNA tests could end search for Nessie

DNA tests could end search for Nessie

DNA testing could finally solve one of Scotland’s biggest mysteries by proving once and for all whether the Loch Ness monster exists. A scientist from New Zealand is planning to gather samples of water from the loch and then screening it for any unusual DNA which...

Manchester’s Spice Epidemic

Manchester is in the grip of a Spice epidemic according to The Manchester Evening News. In one weekend Greater Manchester Police have revealed they dealt with 58 Spice linked calls in less than three days this weekend. A senior officer said the epidemic in Manchester...
DNA Testing to Stop Dog Breeders

DNA Testing to Stop Dog Breeders

Dog lovers have called for DNA testing to be carried out on puppies to stop breeders faking the pedigree of an animal. The Canine Alliance has called for the Kennel Club to introduce compulsory testing to protect people looking to buy pedigree puppies. The...

Heroin Abuse is a Growing Problem

The number of Americans abusing heroin is growing, research has shown. A study carried out by Columbia University claims that use of the class-A drug has risen five-fold among white adults in just over a decade. And there were three times as many adults in the US...