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Scientists Discover Genetic Clues That Can Lead To Better Treatment For Blindness-Causing Conditions

By Simona Kitanovska Better treatments for an eye condition that can cause blindness are a major step closer after scientists discovered genetic clues that show who has it. Researchers in Australia have unearthed genetic markers of age-related macular degeneration. They hope their discovery will soon mean doctors can give patients the best drug for them

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Japanese Knotweed Creeps Toward People’s Homes Like Scenes From ‘The Day Of The Triffids’

By Simona Kitanovska Angry locals say Japanese knotweed has taken over a park and is creeping toward their homes like scenes from the horror movie “The Day of the Triffids”. Residents fear the fast-growing plant will knock thousands of dollars of the value of their properties unless the problem is tackled. They have blasted council

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Video Shows Huge Machine Tunneling For Britain’s High-Speed Rail Project

By Simona Kitanovska Fascinating footage shows a huge tunneling machine called Dorothy digging underneath ancient woodland as the United Kingdom’s HS2 high-speed rail project goes full-steam ahead. Dorothy, the 410-foot-long boring machine weighing 2,000 tons, is drilling under the countryside in Europe’s biggest ever infrastructure project. Ten borers – named after Britain’s most celebrated scientists

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