Wooden skyscrapers and high rise farms – urban architecture at its weirdest

Wooden skyscrapers and high-rise city farms? Not as crazy an idea as you think – we look at architects predictions for the cities of the future

Down but not out

Awake in a coma – a nightmare which becomes reality for some. We investigate some of the technologies used by doctors to predict patient consciousness and survival following brain injury.

Q&A: Gareth Mitchell

What makes a good science communicator? In this Q&A, Gareth Mitchell talks about science communication and his work with radio, Imperial College, and the BBC.

New insights: the health of Julius Caesar

Cassius: But soft, I pray you. What, did Caesar swound?
Casca: He fell down in the market place and foamed at mouth and was speechless.
Brutus: ‘Tis very like. He hath the falling sickness.

Elly Magson investigates Julius Caesar’s malady, 2000 years on.