Biology

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Indian hesitancy sets back world's biggest Covid vaccination drive
Low uptake fuelled by fears over safety of vaccine and spread of misinformation

Hannah Ellis-Petersen and Amrit Dhillon in Delhi

20, Jan, 2021 @2:54 PM

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Daily Covid testing plans 'paused' in English schools
PHE says potential benefits of daily testing unclear in light of emergence of new variant

Josh Halliday and Sally Weale

20, Jan, 2021 @9:51 AM

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UK coronavirus death toll rises with highest daily record of 1,610
Public Health England says number of daily new infections fell to 33,355 – down from 37,535 on Monday

Sarah Marsh

19, Jan, 2021 @6:04 PM

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Covid-related deaths in care homes in England jump by 46%
Number of deaths at highest level since mid-May and UK toll at more than 25,000, figures show

Robert Booth and Niamh McIntyre

19, Jan, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Joe Biden names scientific advisers and seeks to bring Eric Lander into cabinet
Human Genome Project co-leader hailed as ‘science polymath’ and ‘fabulous choice’

Oliver Milman in New York

16, Jan, 2021 @7:34 PM

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Now we have the coronavirus vaccine, how soon can we get back to normal life?
The government has ordered sufficient doses to inoculate the entire population of the UK against Covid-19 but we are in for a long haul

Robin McKie

15, Jan, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Country diary: the woodworm's map of whimsy
Stamford, Lincolnshire: The trademark fingerprint of the wood-boring beetles is often hidden from sight

Simon Ingram

15, Jan, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Wanted: UK bison rangers, no previous experience expected
Project using large beasts to help restore woodland offers unprecedented job opportunity

Patrick Barkham and agencies

13, Jan, 2021 @2:27 PM

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Experts call for rethink of lateral flow mass testing for Covid in UK
Government urged to pause non-lab tests for asymptomatic cases amid fears over accuracy

Sarah Boseley Health editor

12, Jan, 2021 @2:55 PM

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The new UK Covid variant: your questions answered
You asked us about the fast-spreading coronavirus variant, here are the answers

Linda Geddes

11, Jan, 2021 @1:48 PM

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Rapid Covid testing across England will help identify symptomless carriers
Tens of thousands are unwittingly spreading coronavirus – lateral flow devices will confirm infection in under 30 minutes

Robin McKie

10, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Food for thought? French bean plants show signs of intent, say scientists
Many botanists dispute idea of plant sentience, but study of climbing beans sows seed of doubt

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

08, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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