There are few fantasies so absurd as the idea of living on through fame. So why does immortality still beckon?
Islands are a natural laboratory for science, they gave us evolution. But isolation is no model for a cosmopolitan age
Junky, out-of-date science fuels jury errors and tragic miscarriages of justice. How can we throw it out of court?
Nobody wants a protracted, dehumanised death: why is it still so easy for doctors to ignore a dying patient's wishes?