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Missing microbes 'cause' childhood cancerMissing microbes 'cause' childhood cancer

Early exposure to microbes may help protect children against a type of leukaemia, says a UK scientist.

Doctors explain Michael Jackson's impossible dance moveDoctors explain Michael Jackson's impossible dance move

Spine experts reveal the improbable dynamics of the "Smooth Criminal" lean.

BBC presenter Rachael Bland reveals 'incurable' cancerBBC presenter Rachael Bland reveals 'incurable' cancer

Cancer blogger Rachael Bland says she is now a 'lab rat', as her hopes rest on clinical trials.

Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadlyMalaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly

A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be deadly killer of humans.