Some stuff there wasn’t space for in my Rich Text newsletter No. 28:
- In Search of Troy
It wasn’t just a legend. Archaeologists are getting to the bottom of the city celebrated by Homer nearly 3,000 years ago.
- Autopsy on Adam & Eve - Objectivity 256
A look at an incredible selection of paper instruments at the Royal Society.
Quick facts about bat species from around the world. From egalitarian relationships to vitamin synthesis.
- On Antibiotic Resistance
Writer and general practitioner Gavin Francis on the evolution of antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
- Why birds migrate vast distances – and how you can help during their breeding season
Birds are master navigators, negotiating journeys of thousands miles each year.
- Dire straits
A review of ‘Straits: Beyond the Myth of Magellan’ by Felipe Fernández-Armesto.
- Most UK national parks deliver ‘negligible benefits’ for wildlife
Report says land should only be classed as protected if wildlife is proved to be recovering over long-term.
- The 50 best albums of 2021
A list from the Guardian’s assorted music journos.