Lost in space

I have been known to shout at the television. I know it doesn’t help, but it makes me feel better. I was certainly doing so when watching what I thought would be a fascinating BBC documentary called Around the World…

Save science, employ an economist

The following is my original Laboratorytalk editor’s column from 9 December 2009.  Don’t you love it when new research overturns a fact so widely understood that it has become a cliche? The history of science is littered with revelations that…