From today's UK papers

November 8, 2000


Over the past 80 years, 25,000 people have been exposed to chemical weapons at Porton Down. Why did they volunteer, and why did British scientists carry out experiments reminiscent of the Nazis?


A visit to Hillcroft College, which allows disadvantaged adult women to swap domestic routine for the benefits of higher education


Teenagers who smoke are at a much higher risk of panic attacks and anxiety disorders later in life, say researchers from Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute


Russell Griffiths, a former lecturer acquitted of drugging and raping a teenage student, has been jailed for six months for deceiving his university about his criminal record ( Daily Mail , Daily Telegraph )

Human cloning should be permitted to help develop treatments for injuries and degenerative diseases, the Royal Society has said ( Guardian , Independent , Daily Mail , Times )

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