Magnetic resonance fingerprinting: The revolutionary new scanner that can spot cancer in SECONDS

The revolutionary new scanner that can spot cancer in SECONDS Improved version of MRI could detect life-threatening diseases when they are at their most treatableUses mathematical formulas to figure out in a matter of seconds if a patient has anything to worry aboutUses unique fingerprints of each individual body tissue and disease to quickly diagnose problems By James Rush PUBLISHED: 19:51 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:44 GMT, 14 March 2013 Scan: An improved version of MRI can spot the earliest stages of life-threatening diseases, researchers have said.

Friendship, not sex, is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship

It's not all about sex: FRIENDSHIP is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship A good friendship creates a more committed, loving and sexually satisfying relationship, say researchers But those who try and satisfy their own selfish desires are less likely to sustain the bond in the longer term By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 17:44 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 28 January 2013 A strong friendship is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship, new research suggests.

Muscular boys will "live longer than their weaker friends", a new study claims

Muscly boys aren't just a hit with the girls – they live longer, too Researchers tracked more than one million Swedish male adolescents over 24 yearsThey found stronger boys lived longer, even if they became overweight adultsPhysically weaker people might be more mentally vulnerable, it was suggested<br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 11:05 GMT, 21 November 2012 </p> <br><p>After a summer witnessing crowds of screaming girls jostling to catch a glimpse of Olympic diver Tod Daley's toned torso, there can't have been many young men who didn't feel a twinge of jealousy.

Beltsville Agricultural Research Center: Scientists preserve and capture microscopic side of snowflakes

The secrets of snowflakes: Scientists capture incredible close-ups of ice crystals (but they had to freeze the microscope to -170C to get the shots)Hydrologists study the snowflakes” composition to understand their effects on ecosystemNaturally occurring snowflakes are collected outside Maryland research center and shipped in .Photographed using a specialized microscope whose viewing stage is chilled to -170C, scientists in Maryland are showing a whole new side to what”s caught on the tip of our tongues.

Schoolgirl, six, has such severe allergies she could be killed by a kiss and has to be wrapped in bandages 24 hours a day

Schoolgirl, six, has such severe allergies she could be killed by a kiss and must be wrapped in bandages all day Isla suffered a severe reaction after her sister gave her a kiss hours after drinking milk Her skin flares up so badly people ask if I have burned her, says mother | UPDATED: 12:57 GMT, 15 August 2012 The top-to-toe bandages protect Isla's skin from allergens A little girl has such severe allergies that even a kiss could prove deadly.

Wife gives husband a precious gift for silver wedding anniversary – one of her kidneys

Wife gives husband a precious gift for silver wedding anniversary – one of her kidneys It wasn't a difficult decision, says devoted wife | UPDATED: 16:19 GMT, 19 July 2012 A wife gave her husband a silver wedding anniversary gift worth far more than any trinket or keepsake – one of her own kidneys.

Maimed by the NHS: Catalogue of errors revealed as patients are KILLED by drugs meant for others

Maimed by the NHS: Catalogue of errors revealed as patients are KILLED by drugs meant for others Officials logged 760 'serious untoward incidents' last year in the NHSMore than 4,000 needed further treatment after doctors gave them accidental injury 310,000 paid out to people who found out that surgeons operated on the wrong part of their body | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 30 March 2012 A terrifying catalogue of people have been left injured, maimed and poisoned by negligent medics, new NHS figures reveal.