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Blood type A involves having a particular antigen (type of protein) on the membrane of your red blood cells. Type B blood has a different antigen on the membrane of its red cells, while type O has...

Even many astrologers concede that so-called Sun-sign predictions – “Virgoans will meet someone new and exciting today” – are nonsense. However, they still maintain that...

Apparently not. When 74 habitual knuckle-crackers were compared with a large control group they suffered no more arthritis, although they did have more hand-swelling and a weaker grip. The...

Launched in 1977, NASA’s two Voyager probes surveyed Jupiter and Saturn, with Voyager 2 also visiting Uranus and Neptune before heading out of the Solar System. Voyager 1 has since become...

No. After use, soap has a film of water, soap and dirt left on its surface that dries out to leave the dirt stuck to the soap.

It depends on the poison. The best thing to do if you suspect someone's been poisoned is to dial 999 or take the person to a casualty department. Do not, under any circumstances, try to make them...

Chloroform is no longer used as an anaesthetic for several reasons, the most important of which is the relatively high risk of complications, including possible heart failure. One major problem is...

In the 18th century, death certificates signed by the clergy listed as many as 41 different causes of death, including 'suffocated by wet nurse or mother'. However if you ignore the circumstances...