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The two notebooks, including Darwin’s seminal 1837 Tree of Life sketch, were removed from storage to be photographed at the library’s photographic unit, where the work was recorded as completed in November 2000. Photograph: Getty Images

Two Charles Darwin manuscripts have been reported as stolen from Cambridge University Library two decades after they were last seen. Staff believed t(...)

Test accuracy could even be lower if used at home by members of the public, the research found.

One in five people who undergo rapid Covid testing could be incorrectly told they have the virus, according to new research suggesting accuracy rates (...)

David Cook speaks on policing policy in Northern Ireland in March 1996. File photograph: PA Archive/PA Images

Born: January 25th, 1944 Died: September 19th, 2020 David Cook, a founding member of Northern Ireland’s Alliance Party and the first non-unionist lor(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson visiting a  hospital in Reading, west  London.  He is weighing up whether to scrap his three-tiered local lockdown approach. Photograph:   Jeremy Selwyn/pool/AFP via Getty Images

Downing Street came under pressure on Thursday to introduce a more stringent national lockdown across England, as growing scientific evidence indicate(...)

The Borat actor on his new film, why he's reluctant to be a celebrity and his long-standing distaste for Trump Borat uses the flower bed in fron(...)

Police vans block the south side entrance to London Bridge following the November 29th terror attack. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP.

The convicted murderer who helped foil the terror attack on London Bridge last November armed only with a Narwhal tusk will likely see his sentence cu(...)

The study, published by the Royal Society, also found that being exposed to information about the novel coronavirus on social media is associated with higher susceptibility to misinformation in Ireland, the UK and the USA. Photo-illustration: iStock

Misinformation about Covid-19 remains a threat to public health guidance, according to a new study from psychologists at the University of Cambridge. (...)

The Colossus design blueprints and computers built were deliberately destroyed after the second World War, and their historical existence remained a state secret until the 1970s.

The UK has a long history of engineering invention and commercialisation, in part due to military exigencies. The world’s first tank was the UK’s Mk1,(...)

Prof Matt Cooper: ‘If you want to get a drug to patients with these really sad diseases that affect us all eventually, or our families, the more shots on goal there are, whether it be Inflazome or someone else.’

It all began with a chance meeting. Trinity immunologist Professor Luke O’Neill was attending a medical conference in Australia when he bumped into Ma(...)

Ernest Blythe: cut the old-age pension by a shilling a week in his 1924 budget

One of the most “unlucky deeds” ever carried out by a minister for finance was when Ernest Blythe cut the old-age pension by one shilling per week in (...)

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