How Florence Nightingale spent her time in self-isolation

Florence Nightingale, who was born 200 years ago, is rightly famed for revolutionising nursing. Her approach to caring for wounded soldiers and training nurses in the 19th century saved and improved countless lives. Her ideas on how to stay healthy still resonate today – as politicians give official guidance on …

Read More »

Three new species of pterosaur discovered in the Sahara

Scientists have discovered three new species of pterosaurs that lived in the Sahara 100 million years ago. Professor David Martill, a palaeontologist at the University of Portsmouth, made the discovery with a team of researchers from Morocco and the US. The study, published in the journal Cretaceous Research, has revealed …

Read More »

How does coronavirus affect the body?

As cases of coronavirus infection proliferate around the world and governments take extraordinary measures to limit the spread, there is still a lot of confusion about what exactly the virus does to people’s bodies. The symptoms – fever, cough, shortness of breath – can signal any number of illnesses, from flu …

Read More »
120*600 120*600