Lonesome George died 10 years ago. Now there is a new contender – a tortoise called Fernanda – for the most lonesome creature on earth.
2022 marks the 10th anniversary of Lonesome George’s death, a good time to reflect on the events immediately after his passing and the enduring power of this singular tortoise.
The sleep disorder narcolepsy is widely thought to be a chronic and incurable condition, one caused by an irreversible autoimmune assault on a cluster of very important neurons in the centre of the brain. But what if those neurons have