1 billion-pound deal paves the way for Trident nuclear deterrent replacement

ShareThis £1billion deal paves the way for Trident nuclear deterrent replacement 16 Jun 2012 Britain is to forge ahead with a new generation of nuclear weapons with a £1bn contract to be unveiled this week. Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, will reveal the scheme to build a new nuclear deterrent in a move which will […]

Why Almost Everything You Hear About Medicine Is Wrong

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If you follow the news about health research, you risk whiplash. First garlic lowers bad cholesterol, then—after more study—it doesn’t. Hormone replacement reduces the risk of heart disease in postmenopausal women, until a huge study finds that it doesn’t (and that it raises the risk of breast cancer to boot). Eating a big breakfast cuts […]