Science

Researchers find new way to extract high-purity silver from used solar panels

The process retrieves more than 90% of the silver and aluminium in 10 minutes, experts suggest.

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Business

Unemployment falls to lowest point in 48 years but pay lags behind inflation amid cost of living crisis

Jobless rate at lowest point since 1974, but hours worked and salaries both slump

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Education

Gordonstoun: The Scottish boarding school that taught King Charles III

Monarch was first in his family to attend senior school instead of being privately tutored

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Science

Ultra-processed foods linked to higher risk of developing dementia, study warns

‘Replacing them with healthy options may decrease dementia risk’

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Science

Passionate football fans ‘likely to be hostile to rival fans but also more kind’

Researchers found that women were significantly more likely than men to be altruistic to fellow supporters.

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Home

NHS trusts seek to open ‘warm banks’ as energy crisis hits patients

Exclusive: ‘All my medical training isn’t going to help anybody when my elderly patient has already got hypothermia’, says Dr Farzana Hussain

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How to heal the NHS: Sign up to our free virtual expert panel event

The Independent’s health correspondent Rebecca Thomas will be hosting an expert panel examing the future of our national health service

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Science

First-time fathers may experience brain shrinkage, study suggests

Findings suggest neurological effects of parenthood may not be exclusive to mothers

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NHS ‘accused vaginal mesh victim of lying about pain and subjected her to surveillance’

Exclusive: Baroness Cumberlege renews calls for compensation for patients harmed by mesh procedures

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Science

How fast you walk is as important as doing 10,000 steps – study

Research found that a faster pace showed benefits beyond how many steps were recorded.

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