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Walter Gratzer obituary
Biophysical chemist who focused on the molecular basis of blood disorders, and was an elegant debunker of scientific self-delusion

Georgina Ferry

10, Nov, 2021 @5:54 PM

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White British brain tumour patients ‘more likely to die in a year’
Study finds patients from other ethnic backgrounds in England 30% more likely to survive for 12 months

Andrew Gregory Health editor

09, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Peter Pharoah obituary
Other lives: Public health professor who eradicated iodine deficiency in Papua New Guinea

Paul Pharoah

08, Nov, 2021 @5:36 PM

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Starwatch: how to see the Leonids meteor shower
They take their name from the constellation Leo and can be spotted from 6 to 30 November

Stuart Clark

08, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Record number of new gravitational waves offers game-changing window into universe
Scientists say 35 novel discoveries included a pair of massive black holes 145 times as heavy as the sun orbiting each other

Donna Lu

08, Nov, 2021 @1:00 AM

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Sutton Hoo of the north: £10.4m visitor centre to celebrate Anglo-Saxon site
Story of Ad Gefrin, a royal complex in Northumberland valley discovered in 1950s, to be told at new attraction

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

07, Nov, 2021 @1:29 PM

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Will the magic of psychedelics transform psychiatry?
Psychedelics have come a long way since their hallucinogenic hippy heyday. Research shows that they could alleviate PTSD, depression and addiction. So will we all soon be treated with magic mushrooms and MDMA?

Mattha Busby

07, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Cranberry juice won’t cut it: UTIs and the potential for repurposing drugs
The winning essay in the Max Perutz science writing award 2021 was written by Vicky Bennett from the department of biology and biochemistry at Bath University

The Observer

06, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Dual-drug treatment offers hope to children with rare brain cancer
Scientists make ‘promising’ breakthrough on fast-growing DIPG type of tumour

Andrew Gregory Health editor

05, Nov, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Study into gene that affects Covid severity should be treated with caution
Immune defences in lungs can vary with ethnicity – but doubts remain over data quality and socio-economic factors

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

04, Nov, 2021 @7:34 PM

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Gene common in south Asian people doubles risk of Covid death, study finds
Finding could partly explain excess deaths seen in some communities in the UK and in south Asia

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

04, Nov, 2021 @4:36 PM

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Hester McFarland Solomon obituary
Other lives: Jungian psychoanalyst who served as president of the International Association for Analytical Psychology

Ann Casement

03, Nov, 2021 @7:19 PM

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