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.

Look, No Hands

A trial of contactless image manipulation is giving surgeons more control In an operating room at St Thomas’ Hospital in London, a surgeon is inserting a stent into a patient’s aorta. He glances up to a screen showing a real-time image of the artery. With a wave of his hand, the surgeon rotates and zooms […]