With mounting scandals and inconsistencies over the Government’s handling of COVID-19, Stephen Colegrave and Peter Jukes have compiled a list of its biggest falsehoods so far
The third part of Nafeez Ahmed’s investigation shows how public health was sacrificed to ideology as the lockdown was eased
Nafeez Ahmed investigates how the adoption of the outlandish policy, which would have led to half a million deaths, coincided with the presence of Boris Johnson’s controversial chief advisor
Nafeez Ahmed reveals how the outside pressure weighed on SAGE to prioritise ‘supply chains’, the ‘wider economy’, ‘workforce’ and ‘business’
After a comprehensive investigation into five months of SAGE documents Nafeez Ahmed arrives at some shocking findings
Byline Times’ Secret Scientist considers the paradoxical scientific ambition of the Prime Minister and his complete disregard for science itself
Byline Times’ chief medical officer, Dr John Ashton, explores the Government’s failings in entering lockdown and now leaving it
Molly Scott Cato detects a pattern in the multiple failures of the UK Government to get to grips with the Coronavirus pandemic
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, argues that the Prime Minister’s handling of the Dominic Cummings scandal is a tipping point in the politics of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nafeez Ahmed explores the troubling implications and assumptions of the Government’s AI-driven gene programme
The first part of Nafeez Ahmed’s major investigation into the money, men and motivation behind a massive move into medical data.
Our Secret Scientist looks why Coronavirus conspiracy theories have gone viral, and suggests new ways we can vaccinate ourselves against disinformation.
The comments of Dr Mike Ryan have again raised questions about the strategy the UK Government was pursuing in the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country – when it still had a chance to contain its spread.
While the Jenner Institute is at the centre of the search for a COVID-19 vaccine, David Hencke explains how a museum dedicated to Edward Jenner is threatened because of the lockdown.
A former WHO director blames ideology, years of austerity and the downgrading of public health for the UK’s failures in dealing with the pandemic. The UK and US Governments have suffered from “hubris” in their response to COVID-19 and failed to get a grip on the deadly disease because they believed they were “untouchable”, according…
Nafeez Ahmed reveals how minutes from the NERVTAG estimated up to of 1,333,330 fatalities from the Coronavirus as far back as 21 February.
The Secret Scientist starts her new insider series for Byline Times by reminding us that there is not just ‘one science’, and its validity rests on constant probing and peer review.
Hardeep Matharu explores how those at the heart of Government have quickly switched from deriding experts to loving them – and why this volteface may not be so benign.
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, explains why it is wise to give thought during the COVID-19 pandemic to those life and death concerns we never usually want to confront.
A concept first discussed publicly by the Government itself, the Health Secretary is trying to put the genie back in the bottle – something which must not be allowed when people’s lives are the cost.
Peter Jukes finds more evidence that the origin of the disastrous concept can be traced back to the Prime Minister’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings and his US links.
Nafeez Ahmed speaks to Dr Anthony Costello about where the approach of the UK and US Governments to the Coronavirus pandemic is faltering and why both administrations have been relying too heavily on modelling.
In the third part of his investigation, Nafeez Ahmed reveals how laissez-faire attitudes have hampered a proper response to the Coronavirus pandemic in the UK.
Nafeez Ahmed on evidence that Boris Johnson’s Government was more focused on saving money than lives when it came to issues such as school closures.
In the first part of his investigation, Nafeez Ahmed looks at the serious flaws of scientific fatalism and inaccurate modelling.
With more concerning climate emergencies unfolding in the past week in Australia and Greenland, CJ Werleman asks: what will it take for people to wake-up to reality?
Even if we could make fitter, cleverer humans, would that make them more valuable people?
The Royal Society has highlighted the toll already taken by Brexit on the science sector as the “brightest and best” minds opt to stay away from Britain.
A new exhibition on concerns around privacy in a digital age at London’s Science Museum is being sponsored by a company selling arms reportedly used to slaughter civilians in Yemen.
It’s not just a wealth of natural resources that makes Iran such a target, but the fact they’re nationalised explains Adi MacArtney
A review of the most interesting news about science from around the universe by Byline Times’ science correspondent Adi MacArtney. Robo-fish Powered by Fluid Battery ‘Blood’. A 40cm soft robotic fish has been built that has no solid batteries but uses battery fluid like blood. This blood both propels the fish and stores energy. This…
Is climate change exacerbating armed conflicts around the world? Yes, but probably less than you thought.