Dr Ron Schultz, professor and chair of pathological sciences at The University of Wisconsin, joined us on the radio show a few months ago, via Skype.
Plus live in a folly tower and Towcester growth
Maize is a political crop that has essentially enslaved Malawi as a nation. Despite being the staple diet of millions of ordinary Malawians, maize is not only one of the least nutritious foodstuffs in Malawi, but our blinkered monoculture production of it is both outdated and increasingly expensive.
Plus how much you need to earn to rent in London, and new homes figures
Plus where The Apprentices live, house price growth outside London, and househunter numbers
After claiming the 44th win of his career, the undefeated streak of boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather continues. A future hall of famer, he may be the finest boxer of our generation since Sugar Ray Leonard and arguably one of the greatest pound for pound fighters to have laced a pair of gloves.
In the eyes of the world, Brazil is a country of promise, economic growth and influence. But for many people, the reality is a stark contrast. With high inequality between the rich and the poor – just three per cent of the population own two-thirds of arable land – those living in rural areas are being left behind by the expansion of countless public and private sector business ventures.
38% of towns now affordable for home purchase, compared to 4% in 2008
We have never had children but would like to ask all parents this. When you experience a birth do you instantly become interested in or affectionate towards other babies and small people?
Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter