Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph

Sarah Knapton

The Telegraph

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Recent articles by Sarah:

'Beautiful' face of medieval woman brought back to life after 700 years

Experts used 3D digital reconstruction techniques to create a lifelike animation from a skeleton found on a bed of seashells → Read More

Male contraceptive jab that can also block HIV transmission ‘available within the year’

Final trials of the injection, which could last 10 years, have been completed but there are fears men would be hesitant to have it → Read More

Meteorite that fell on a Cotswolds driveway contains extra-terrestrial water

Liquid from within the space rock closely resembles that in Earth’s oceans, giving an exciting clue to how life was seeded on this planet → Read More

Artemis 1 launch: Moon mission back on track after suspected hydrogen leak fixed

The Artemis test-flight to the Moon is back on track after a suspect hydrogen leak was fixed and fuel tanks are now filling as planned. → Read More

Taking a puff on a new inhaler could stop you getting Covid

Treatment therapy alters genetic data in the lungs to stop coronavirus taking root → Read More

Lockdown effects feared to be killing more people than Covid

Unexplained excess deaths outstrip those from virus as medics call figures ‘terrifying’ → Read More

Beagles cloned for the first time to save them from genetic diseases caused by inbreeding

The breakthrough offers hope of a healthier life for pure-bred dogs with dodgy genes removed before birth → Read More

Natural History Museum ‘descending into irrelevance’, claims employee

Article criticises institution for institution for ‘aspirational virtue signalling’ and claims it is no longer led by scientists → Read More

A drink a day keeps the doctor away – but only once you hit a certain age

While any level of drinking has health risks for younger adults, older people may benefit from small amount of alcohol each day, study finds → Read More

Building blocks of life found floating in Milky Way in discovery that suggests we are not alone

The find increases the chances that life could have evolved on other planets across the galaxy → Read More

Polio confusion as NHS cannot tell who has been vaccinated

Public told to check they and their children's jabs were up to date but no one seems to know → Read More

Polio: What are the symptoms, how it is transmitted and is there any treatment?

Disease was eradicated in Britain in 2003, but it is back and spreading for the first time in nearly 40 years → Read More

Polio is back: National incident declared in UK as disease spreads for first time in nearly 40 years

Britain was proclaimed polio-free in 2003 and the last wild case was detected in 1984 → Read More

Scientists chase £4m prize for innovations to help dementia patients

Inventors offered reward to come up with new ways to help people cope with the neurodegenerative disease → Read More

Skin mites that feast on our faces could soon become extinct – but it’s not good news

Without the little cleaning creatures, humans could end up with oily, clogged pores and a rash of skin complaints → Read More

Nasa sending yeast to the Moon to see if humans can survive on lunar surface

The experiment will look to gauge the impact of electromagnetic radiation on DNA → Read More

Sex with unknown partners making monkeypox contacts hard to trace

First technical briefing for the disease includes details of 45 confirmed cases, who were asked about their sexual health → Read More

Social isolation ‘shrinks the brain and increases dementia risk’

New research suggests that the brain withers without stimulation from friends, family and co-workers → Read More

Moderna’s new Covid vaccine is five times better than the original

Clinical trials have raised hopes that the next-generation jab will be needed just once a year → Read More

Always look on the bright side of life – you’ll live longer

A positive attitude can increase a person’s lifespan, scientists conclude → Read More