Tag Archives: Royal Society

Seeing the world differently: science books

Well, that’s my Christmas list sorted. Some of the most exciting writing being published at the moment will never be listed for the Man Booker, and can’t be found under the label ‘fiction’. If the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2013 is anything to go by, it’s to be found in science. The […]

A lot more complicated

The great Bad Science blogger, Ben Goldacre, once produced teeshirts proclaiming: ‘I think you’ll find it’s a bit more complicated than that.’ It’s a sentiment that can be applied to just about every medical story, and one that may yet lead us in some weird directions. On Monday, I was at the Royal Society, to […]