‘The clouds cleared’: what terminal lucidity teaches us about life, death and dementia

It was the red jelly that did it. It was Christmas 1999 in Rapid City, South…

Climate crisis hitting ‘worst case scenarios’, warns Environment Agency

The climate emergency is already hitting “worst case scenario” levels that if left unchecked will lead…

NHS app could show Covid vaccine status or latest test result

People could have their vaccine status or their latest Covid test result put on their NHS…

‘Dare mighty things’: hidden message found on Nasa Mars rover parachute

Internet sleuths claim to have decoded a hidden message displayed on the parachute that helped Nasa’s…

Is England’s Covid roadmap the right way out of lockdown? The experts’ view

Devi Sridhar: We should be treating Covid-19 like measles, not flu Boris Johnson appears to have…

Did you solve it? The art of the puzzle

Earlier today I set you the following puzzles. The first is a starter problem and the…

Nasa releases video of Perseverance rover landing on Mars

Nasa has unveiled a first-of-its-kind video of its car-sized rover Perseverance making its sensational landing on…

Can you solve it? The art of the puzzle

What makes for a great puzzle? Here’s a golden oldie that certainly qualifies. The nine dots…

‘I could physically feel the germs on me’: how Covid is a double-edged sword for those with OCD

Luka Buchanan has always been consumed by the fear of contamination and germs, washing their hands…

After the Nobel, what next for Crispr gene-editing therapies?

When last year’s Nobel prize for chemistry was awarded to biochemist Jennifer Doudna and microbiologist Emmanuelle…