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| HIGH levels of traffic exhaust fumes near your home increase the risk of stroke, according to a study by researchers in Sweden.

Black carbon is the sooty material emitted from petrol and diesel engines, coal-fired power plants and other fuels. These emissions have previously been linked to various negative health effects.

| SCIENTISTS inspired by the way spiders exude "glue" to catch their prey in the rain have devised a double-sided tape designed to stick body tissue together after surgery.

Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology found the sticky tape worked in tests on pig skin and lungs, and could be ussed in place of sutures.

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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Nov 12, 2019
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