Corridors of Power

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The “two cultures”

Robert Whelan, May 2009:  “Fifty years on, CP Snow’s ‘Two Cultures’ are united in desperation In a famous lecture 50 years ago, CP Snow warned that science and arts were … Continue reading The “two cultures”

Gilbert was the most eminent

This post refers to Walter Gilbert. I have deliberately morphed him into Gilbert Farie. This is another extract from the book by the biologist, Steven Rose and the sociologist, Hilary … Continue reading Gilbert was the most eminent

Gilbert’s brilliant piece of theatre

From Little Genetics to Big Genomics In 1992, at the start of the surprisingly short decade-long march towards the sequencing of the human genome, one of its key initiators, geneticist … Continue reading Gilbert’s brilliant piece of theatre