Monthly Archives: August 2013
The heat is on: Teenage skin cancer rates are on the up. Are bargain holidays to blame?
The Sunday Times 18 August 2013 Phoebe Drinkwater, a 22-year-old music graduate, grew up holidaying in the hottest parts of America, Australia and the Mediterranean. She admits she stopped using sunblock when her parents assumed she was old enough not to need telling. Although not a sunbather, she got burnt on numerous occasions and, at […]
Laser test to tell us when we will die
The Sunday Times 11 August 2013 SCIENTISTS have patented a “death test” that can tell people how long they have left to live. The simple, non-invasive test is the first of its kind in the world. A painless laser pulse is applied to the surface of the skin through a wristwatch-style device. This measures how […]