If we don't like rich landlords then we can raise taxes on the rich generally, but it will be a brave politician who suggests it
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Tuesday 28 January 2014
Sadly no reports of a Routemaster singing Wonderwall
Wednesday 22 January 2014
A wide variety of DNA mutations which differ from one person to another might play a decisive role in triggering schizophrenia according to two of the largest studies to date into the complex genetics of the mental disorder.
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Beijing Genomics Institute is producing 500 cloned pigs per year
Wednesday 08 January 2014
Drugs giant AstraZeneca has unveiled a deal with British biotech company Immunocore to develop new cancer treatments that use the body’s immune system.
Drugs companies 'routinely withhold results of medical trials' from doctors, researchers and patients
Friday 03 January 2014
Damning report by MPs warns that doctors and patients are being ‘undermined’ on treatment options
Thursday 19 December 2013
The toe holds the clues to the truth about interbreeding between Neanderthals and other human sub-species
Tuesday 17 December 2013
British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that it will stop paying doctors to promote its products, in a first for a major drugs company.
Thursday 12 December 2013
Retailer has recalled more medicines as a precaution after a possible manufacturing fault was identified
Nature trumps nurture in exam success: GCSE results 'mainly determined by genes,' says landmark study of twins
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Conclusion that teachers are less important than biology sparks outrage, as researchers call for national curriculum to be abandoned in favour of personalised lesson plans
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Dr Sanger was 'one of the most important scientists of the 20th century'
Thursday 07 November 2013
Scientists are calling for a wider public debate on a new development in genetics that could allow the simple and accurate manipulation of the human genome, as revealed yesterday by The Independent.
Monday 07 October 2013
J. Craig Venter says the next revolution in genetics will come from synthetic biology, as we learn to design and 'print' organisms with computers
Monday 30 September 2013
Added to results from a similar study from 2011, there are now 110 genetic variants linked to MS
Thursday 19 September 2013
Tamarillo’s cloning has echoes of the mid-90s when Dolly the sheep was hailed as one of the most fascinating and scientific breakthroughs in decades. But just like back then, we should be cautious.
Monday 09 September 2013
The drinks are made in the UK at a factory in Coleford, Gloucestershire, which employs around 500 staff
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit