Lonesome George died 10 years ago. Now there is a new contender – a tortoise called Fernanda – for the most lonesome creature on earth.
The power of Lonesome George
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.
Narcolepsy could be curable, study suggests
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