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Red Hair and Freckles? Your Genes Have Been Linked to High Rates of Skin Cancer

The red hair gene variation drives up skin cancer mutations. Sad face. For the first time, researchers have proved that gene variants associated with red hair, pale skin and freckles

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New Wearable Tech Records Your Sexual Performance (And Yes! You Can Share Your “Skills” on Social Media!)

Ireland has come a long way in 40 years of contraception. By Nicole Buckler Contraception was illegal in Ireland from 1935 until as appallingly late as 1980. In 1980, it

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Ancient Irish Poetry – For When You Need More Culture Than What’s in Your Yoghurt

It’s amazing to think that these are up to 800 years old, and we can still read them. The literature of ancient Ireland is the most primitive and original among

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Urban Hedgehogs – More at Home in the City Than you Thought

A species that is 15 million years old, hedgehogs have survived all kinds of environmental changes over the years, including urbanisation. Surprisingly, cities have often been found to have higher

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A High-Tech Mapping Website is Giving us a Wild New Ride at the Tour de France and Rio Olympics

Sports fans are about to get a whole new way of experiencing the upcoming Tour de France and endurance sports events at the Rio 2016 Olympics. This is thanks to