CORONAVIRUS

Over half of coronavirus patients in Spain have developed neurological problems, studies show

New research indicates that Covid-19 is causing a wide range of disorders in the nervous system and may be directly attacking the brain

Dinosaurs

Prehistoric bloodsuckers

Scientists discover evidence of ticks on a dinosaur feather preserved in amber 99 million years ago

Environment

Why Spain’s Mar Menor is separating from the Mediterranean Sea

Experts warn the lagoon will be lost forever if urgent structural measures are not taken

Ancient History

How an ancient Roman cement recipe could help reduce global warming

New study brings scientists closer to creating concrete that rivals blend used in Rome 2,000 years ago

SCIENCE

Are there spuds on Mars?

Joint US-Peruvian project suggests the humble potato could be cultivated on the red planet

ENVIRONMENT

Southern Spain facing desertification if CO<sup>2</sup> emissions not brought down

New report suggests that the Mediterranean basin will face massive changes in just a lifetime

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Spain’s minorities are under-represented in politics, report finds

Country comes out bottom of list for integration in analysis of European parliaments

Planet’s first flower bloomed in Spain 130 million years ago

‘Montsechia’ grew in what are now parts of Cuenca and Lleida, researchers find

Court ruling stops music industry plan to collect IP addresses of pirates

Record companies would have gleaned information with which to sue illegal downloaders