Sleeping sickness by stealth

04 February 2013

New research is helping to unveil how the parasite that causes sleeping sickness uses stealth tactics to escape detection by the human immune system.

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The lost library of Eleonora Duse

23 January 2013

How her personal library informed the phenomenal talent of the Italian actress Eleonora Duse is revealed in a newly-published book that catalogues the Duse C

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Potted histories

23 January 2013

Artist and writer Edmund de Waal – known for his work in porcelain as well as his best-selling memoir 'The Hare with the Amber Eyes' - will be giving a publi

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Tunnel

Smarter infrastructure

10 January 2013

A team from the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction has developed a mechanical amplifier which converts ambient vibrations into electricity more

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Globe c. 1907

The world inside a Spanish globe

28 December 2012

Study of a mysterious 100-year-old interactive toy – perhaps the Wikipedia of its day – is painting a vivid picture of Spain’s path into the modern world.

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