Anjuli R. K. Shere is a 2016/17 Wellcome Scholar and science intern at the New Statesman.
Whether your hero wears spandex or cat ears, inspirational pop culture figures can help deal with real life difficulties.
"Epa, Epa, Eeeepaaaaa" – Grampa Simpson.
Women with mesh implants have been suffering for years. And it's not the only time they have been ignored.
A new compact chemical agent clean-up system offers hope to formerly deadly conflict zones.
Leafy greens could save your life – and not just if you eat them.
Why your favourite comic book publisher sounds like your least favourite elderly relative.
Scientists are scouring the Earth's deserts for life that might thrive on Mars. But is the Red Planet a distraction?
Why has Peppa become an icon for Brexiteers, Islamophobes, and Satanists?
The European Parliament has finally passed laws policing the standards of medical devices. But will the UK reverse these gains?
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s your friendly neighbourhood drone!
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May