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Objects from Wellcome Collection

Reflecting the diversity of Wellcome Collection, Prospect asked a selection of experts to respond to individual objects they thought astonishing, intriguing or important within its two permanent galleries, Medicine Now and Medicine Man
Lewis Wolpert  

Galileo Galilei

The great 17th-century Italian scientist returned to earth briefly last month for an exclusive interview with Lewis Wolpert. He clears up some confusions about his legacy planted by Bertolt Brecht
Lewis Wolpert  

Pills or talk?

Is psychoanalysis dead? Drugs and "cognitive therapies" are the new fashion, but advances in our understanding of the mind may have proved Freud right.
Lewis Wolpert