Kissing helps us assess potential partners if, like a Jane Austen heroine, we cannot wait forever for Mr Darcy to come long, a study suggests.
As Italian divers finish searching a boat that sank carrying migrants from Africa, the BBC’s Matthew Price says there remain ‘vivid symbols of the desperation’ that migrants were prepared to go to.
Healthy adults do not need to take vitamin D supplements, suggests a study in The Lancet which found they had no beneficial effect on bone density, a sign of osteoporosis.
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