Science

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Answer to fossil record puzzle may lie with teenage T rexes, study finds
Absence of smaller dinosaurs may be result of adolescent megatheropods crowding them out

Linda Geddes

25, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Royal Mint to commemorate fossil hunter Mary Anning
Special 50p coins will feature some of the Jurassic creatures discovered by 19th-century palaeontologist

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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'Dare mighty things': hidden message found on Nasa Mars rover parachute
Social media users say message is encoded in red-and-white pattern on parachute

Martin Belam

23, Feb, 2021 @11:45 AM

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Did you solve it? The art of the puzzle
The solutions to today’s artful problems

Alex Bellos

22, Feb, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Can you solve it? The art of the puzzle
Thinking in and out of the box

Alex Bellos

22, Feb, 2021 @7:38 AM

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Starwatch: find a dark site to find Cassiopeia, the seated queen
The constellation is a constant feature of the night sky from mid-latitude northern countries

Stuart Clark

22, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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People with extremist views less able to do complex mental tasks, research suggests
Cambridge University team say their findings could be used to spot people at risk from radicalisation

Natalie Grover

22, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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It’s never too late: elderly high-achievers
Joe Biden may have become US president at 78, but imagine becoming a comedian at 89 or writing your first book at 94. We talk to six senior high-flyers…

Michael Segalov

21, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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After the Nobel, what next for Crispr gene-editing therapies?
Hailed as the ‘molecular scissors’ that will allow us to rewrite our genes, the DNA tool is being trialled in treatments for everything from sickle-cell anaemia to cancer

Philip Ball

21, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Foot and mouth 20 years on: what an animal virus epidemic taught UK science
Britain’s top vet was newly qualified when the outbreak hit. Here, she talks about the devastating slaughter and tracking virus variants

Robin McKie

21, Feb, 2021 @7:45 AM

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'An exciting time': European Space Agency takes diversity to space
Helen Sharman, the UK’s first astronaut, praises the agency as it begins a search for 26 recruits

Zahaan Bharmal

20, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Nasa scientists hail Perseverance rover's arrival on Mars with stunning images
Car-sized vehicle designed to seek signs of life is pronounced ‘healthy’ after dramatic descent to surface of the red planet

Natalie Grover and Tom McCarthy

19, Feb, 2021 @8:27 PM

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