The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Big bottoms
Iíve never been proud of being an apple. Given the choice, I would rather have been a pear any day. At least pears have waists and can hide their big bottoms under skirts. Besides, men find big bottoms attractive, but Iíve never heard one extolling the allure of a spare tyre. ...  | Read.. 
Rudolf the reindeer
When I listen to carols, I canít resist it: I am cursed with a scientific mindedness that leads me to wonder about that Star of wonder, star ...  | Read.. 
Mirages named after Einstein
Just in time for the end of the Einstein year, astronomers have fetched from the sky a gallery of baubles: galaxies with pretty blue halos around them ...  | Read.. 
Uranus rings
Dance for mates
Life in space
Gene clue
Hidden epidemic
Public danger
To err is human
A valuable guidance
In recent years, Global Positioning System navigation, commonly known as GPS, has rapidly migrated from ocean-going vessels and adventurersí backpacks to the dashboards of luxury sedans. In yet another leap into the mainstream, GPS technology, c ...  | Read.. 
Gel battery
Cellular deaf-talk
A fog of flu
Thereís one in every office, factory or school: The colleague who slumps in the neighbouring cubicle hacking and sniffling and wheezing, a mound of tissues rising like a viral mountain range. ...  | Read.. 
Magic spell
Overactive immunity
Dilemma over a pain problem
Men catching up with women in age race
Smoking ups eye disease risk
Australian cure for snoring
All hangover Ďcuresí useless
QED: Faux pas in medicine
To err is human, so goes the old adage, but when an error leads to a death, the ancient wisdom is difficult to digest. Medical mistakes are nearly impossible to forgive or forget. Although everyone involved in the tragedy feels it, often the doctor ha ...  | Read.. 
Recommended: Closing the gaps left by Darwin
The plausibility of life
Marc Kirschner and John Gerhart
Yale University Press; $30
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Why Corner
Why is it difficult to breed cats'
Doctor's Desk
This week: psychiatry