Each puddle of water is teeming with life – though the lifeforms contained within cannot be seen with the naked eye. Postdoctoral scientist Dr Sally Warring is researching the genomes of microorganisms called protists at the Earlham Institute at Norwich Research Park. Here she explains why she decided to put protists under the microscope and how they can help broaden our understanding of the complexities of evolution.

Virtual reality video games are being used by Norwich scientists to see if they can help people who have had strokes rehabilitate during coronavirus restrictions.

An appeal is under way after controversial plans to put up a 20-metre tall 5G mast within a conservation area in a Norwich street were rejected.

People aged 60 and above may have to make judgements on whether to shield to reduce their chances of being infected with coronavirus, a Norwich expert in infectious diseases has suggested.

Norfolk and Waveney cancer charity Big C plays an important role as an investor in cancer research projects taking place in Norfolk.

Norfolk people who are caring for loved ones with dementia are sought to take part in a new project being run by University of East Anglia researchers.

Hundreds of homes and businesses were left without electricity following widespread power cuts caused by an underground fault.

Respiratory consultant Dr Eleanor Mishra is responsible for managing a drug trial at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) that reduced Covid-19 mortality rates by one third. Find out how her work is helping to contain the virus.

Scientists who want to do weekly tests for coronavirus on everyone in Norwich say a pilot project has shown it could help spot ‘silent spreaders’ - amid fears the current test and trace system is “woefully underpowered”.

Drugs used to treat high blood pressure could help people survive coronavirus and cut the severity of infection, researchers from Norwich have found.

Women and single parents are likely to be most negatively impacted by COVID-19 and the pressures it is putting on social housing, according to University of East Anglia researchers.

Loss of smell associated with infection with COVID-19 is “much more profound” compared to a bad cold or flu, scientists from the University of East Anglia have found.

Shock figures have revealed that nearly one in 10 people in Suffolk do not have access to the internet - at the very time Covid-19 means they need it more than ever.

Solving big problems like coronavirus requires big ideas, according to Mark Hitchcock, managing director of UEA Health and Social Care Partners. He explains why making a major impact in the world of science and research takes more than just scientific acumen.

A dog whose back legs were left paralysed by a freak accident is making a really strong recovery.

A cluster of rural villages in Norfolk have finally been given access to high speed internet.

People will have the chance to glide as well as pedal with electric cycles set to be added to Norwich’s Beryl Bikes rental scheme.

Experts have found that large areas of Norfolk were devastated by a North Sea mega-tsunami 8,000 years ago - and it could happen again.

A local radio station is celebrating after a crucial cash injection helped prolong its survival.

Organisers of Norwich Science Festival have confirmed the event will not go ahead in October, but will return in 2021.

Close to 100,000 homes and businesses in Norwich could have access to better broadband because of a £50m scheme to install fibre optic cables across the city.

Skygazers were treated to a unique sight over Norwich as several lights were seen flashing in the night sky.

Bus passengers will be able to see how full their next bus is and even where to sit thanks to new live tracking technology.

If the UK had entered lockdown 10 days earlier it could have reduced the number of coronavirus cases and deaths by up to 85pc, a University of East Anglia professor has said.

If you are a keen sky gazer, then here are all the important astronomical events to mark on your calendar throughout June – including a strawberry moon, space station and clouds made out of ice crystals.

Stargazers in Norfolk will have to wait to witness a historic rocket soaring through the skies - after bad weather prevented the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from going ahead.

A network provider planning to erect a new mobile phone mast in Gorleston has said residents could be left without coverage if the bid is refused.

Scientists who mooted an ambitious project which would see everyone in Norwich tested for coronavirus once a week say they still hope it could happen, despite the government having no immediate plans for citywide testing.

Thousands of people in parts of Norfolk still have among the worst broadband speeds in the country, new figures have revealed.

An ambitious project which would see everyone in Norwich tested for coronavirus once a week deserves to be explored further, the city’s MPs have said.

A photographer whose horizons have been limited by lockdown has captured a stunning image of the night sky.

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