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Libor scandal: Diamond set to unleash "Bob Diamond, the boss of Barclays who has resigned from the embattled bank, is expected to unleash a wave of explosive revelations about the role of City watchdogs and senior Whitehall figures... Diamond is fighting for his own reputation, which politicians have used to symbolise the culture of greed in City banking."
What killed Arafat? "Scientists in Lausanne found elevated levels of (polonium) on Arafat's belongings - in some cases, they were ten times higher than those on control subjects. Arafat's personal effects, particularly those with bodily fluids on them, registered much higher levels of the element."
Higgs excitement at fever pitch "Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider are expected to reveal the strongest evidence yet for the Higgs particle in Geneva shortly. The Higgs boson would help explain why particles have mass, and fills a glaring hole in the current best theory to describe how the Universe works."
What really makes us fat "If obesity is a fuel-partitioning problem — a fat-storage defect — then the trigger becomes not the quantity of food available but the quality. Now carbohydrates in the diet become the prime suspects, especially refined and easily digestible carbohydrates and sugars."