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Burn the lab coats 28th March 2007 I read with interest Olivia Judson’s article (News & curiosities, April) about stereotyping scientists by depicting them in lab coats. I then turned to page 49 and the “Lab Report” illustration. Erm… come on Prospect.

Karisa Krcmar Barrow on Soar, Loughborough

“President” of Spain 28th March 2007

Frederic Raphael’s correction (April) of Michael Burleigh’s reference to José María Aznar as “president” of Spain is actually incorrect. The Spanish habitually refer to their prime ministers as presidente del gobierno, although this may sound constitutionally strange to Anglo-Saxon ears.

John Whitton Exeter

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