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Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain could see as many as 66,000 COVID-19 deaths during the first wave of the current pandemic, new research showed Tuesday, making the outbreak there by far the deadliest in Europe.

Solar Orbiter takes off on mission to study sun's poles

Solar Orbiter takes off on mission to study sun's poles

The Solar Orbiter, a satellite aiming to deliver new insights about the sun, blasted off from the Cape Canaveral launch complex in Florida at 11:03 pm on Sunday (0403 GMT on Monday) atop an Atlas V 411 rocket.

Too much screen time increases the chances of disease: study

Too much screen time increases the chances of disease: study

Teenagers who spend hours in front of screens are more likely to guzzle fizzy and energy drinks, according to new research.

Study: Cancer leading cause of middle-aged death in rich countries

Study: Cancer leading cause of middle-aged death in rich countries

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death among people aged 35 to 70 in rich countries, according to a study published Tuesday in British medical journal The Lancet.

Plastic ingestion alters seabirds physiology, blood chemistry: Study

Plastic ingestion alters seabirds physiology, blood chemistry: Study

Ingesting plastic debris negatively affects the blood chemistry and physiology of otherwise healthy marine birds, a scientific study has found.

Project to study Doha Corniche ecosystem

Project to study Doha Corniche ecosystem

Qatar University's (QU) Environmental Science Centre (ESC) and ExxonMobil Research Qatar (EMRQ) signed an agreement to launch a detailed environmental study project for the Doha Corniche.

Sleep affects negatively on brain activity: British study

Sleep affects negatively on brain activity: British study

A recent British study showed conducted by researchers from at the University of Birmingham the nature of brain work varies between those who wake up early and those who sleep until late hours.

WCM-Q study provides new insights into mortality trends

WCM-Q study provides new insights into mortality trends

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have published a study of adult mortality trends in Qatar, giving a detailed breakdown of the leading causes of death of non-Qataris and Qataris.

Brexit has cost Britain 500 million pounds a week, study says

Brexit has cost Britain 500 million pounds a week, study says

Britain's decision to leave the European Union has cost the government 500 million pounds ($650 million) a week, wiping out for the moment any future savings from stopping payments to the bloc ...

UK, US study Antarctic glacier, hoping to crack sea level risks

UK, US study Antarctic glacier, hoping to crack sea level risks

Britain and the United States launched a $25 million project on Monday to study the risks of a collapse of a giant glacier in Antarctica that is already shrinking and nudging up global sea levels.

Project to study mental health of Arab immigrants

Project to study mental health of Arab immigrants

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, launched on Tuesday a research project designed to study the mental health ...

Northern China ozone pollution getting worse: study

Northern China ozone pollution getting worse: study

Concentrations of hazardous ground-level ozone have worsened in northern China despite country-wide efforts to tackle air pollution, according to a study published by Peking University on Tuesday.