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The helium shortage and subsequent price increase has been a hot topic for discussion for many years now, so much so it has triggered the use of alternative gases in research applications.
Although advancements in medical technology have been paramount in cancer diagnostics and treatment so far, there are still no screening methods that are able to detect all types of cancer at its earliest stages.
Cork taint is very important for wine manufacturers as it can affect all wines, irrespective of price and quality. Cork stoppers are usually responsible for taint, although studies have found that other factors, such as wooden barrels, storage conditions and transport of corks and wine, can also cause these undesirable characteristics.
Whilst working at the grounds of Romsey Abbey in October 1839 the gravedigger Mr J Major work came to an abrupt halt when his pickaxe hit something hard.
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable and vital component when search teams are out looking for victims buried under snow.