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Flu vaccine: NHS patients wanted to test 'universal' jab

October 3, 2017 2:21 am0 comments
Flu vaccine: NHS patients wanted to test 'universal' jab

Researchers are seeking about 500 NHS patients to try out a new “universal” vaccine against seasonal flu. The experimental vaccine works differently from the one currently available, which has to be remade each year based on a “best guess” of what type of flu is likely to be about. The […]

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It's not the way I wanted to leave Chelsea – Costa

September 22, 2017 7:30 pm0 comments
It's not the way I wanted to leave Chelsea - Costa

Diego Costa says he did not want to leave Chelsea on bad terms and that he has “special affection” for the club. Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal with Chelsea to bring the striker, 28, back to the Spanish club. Costa has not played for the Blues this season, and […]

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Roald Dahl wanted Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero to be black

September 13, 2017 12:19 pm0 comments
Roald Dahl wanted Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero to be black

Media playback is unsupported on your device The hero of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was meant to be black, the author’s widow has revealed. Liccy Dahl told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme her husband had written about a “little black boy”. But Dahl’s agent thought the idea […]

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Barcelona say Liverpool wanted £183m for Philippe Coutinho

September 2, 2017 5:51 am0 comments
Barcelona say Liverpool wanted £183m for Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona have said Liverpool wanted 200m euros (£183m) for playmaker Philippe Coutinho on the final day of the Spanish transfer window on Friday. The Reds have turned down three offers from the Spanish club for the 25-year-old, who put in a transfer request. “Liverpool were asking for 200m and logically […]

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Taylor Swift's mum takes stand at groping trial: 'I wanted to vomit and cry'

August 10, 2017 5:19 am0 comments
Taylor Swift's mum takes stand at groping trial: 'I wanted to vomit and cry'

Taylor Swift’s mum made an emotional appearance in court, as she testified about the moment she learned the star had been groped backstage at a concert. “I went into the dressing room and I saw her face,” Andrea Swift told jurors in Denver. “I could see that there was something […]

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'Hitchcock just wanted to be loved' says British leading lady

June 9, 2017 12:29 am0 comments
'Hitchcock just wanted to be loved' says British leading lady

In 1971 Alfred Hitchcock came home to London to make his penultimate film – the murder story Frenzy, about a serial killer in London. Some critics thought Frenzy a return to form. But over the years, others have seen proof of the misogyny of which Hitchcock is sometimes accused. Actress […]

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Hadean Lands is the new Infocom game you’ve always wanted

June 21, 2016 9:06 am0 comments
Hadean Lands is the new Infocom game you’ve always wanted

We don’t usually do straight game news on ExtremeTech, but I’m going to take a risk with a post about one that harkens back to a time many ET readers may remember: the heyday of interactive fiction, from companies like Infocom and Adventure International. In addition to owning an Atari 800 as […]

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