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Blood has always been a symbol of life and has been thought to counteract the ageing process. Mai Lam/The Conversation NY-BD-CC

Young blood: magic or medicine?

Recent scientific studies have claimed that transfusions of blood from teenagers can help delay or reverse the ageing process. Do they stack up?
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What really killed Prince Albert?

Although some experts still disagree about the cause of Prince Albert's untimely demise, the most likely culprit seems to be the bacterium Salmonella typhi.

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