Special partnerships

A friend of mine recently told me that the road signs used throughout Great Britain were devised by a partnership between Richard Kinneir and Margaret Calvert. Their system has become a … Continue reading Special partnerships

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

The changing production system of scientific knowledge