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woman who can ‘smell Parkinson’s’ has helped scientists come up with a breakthrough diagnostic test.

Years ago, she piqued the interest of scientists who decided to research what she could smell, and whether this could be harnessed to help identify people with the neurological disease.

Now, academics at the University of Manchester have devised a way for researchers to identify molecules linked to the disease, using a simple cotton bud run across the back of the neck.

The earliest known mammal has been identified using fossil tooth records.

Tech & Science Daily spoke to Dr Martha Richter, Scientific Associate at the Natural History Museum and senior author on the paper.

US ‘advanced tech’ firms have been banned from building factories in China for the next decade.

Companies that receive federal funding will be barred, President Biden’s administration has said.

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