Science & Technology
Aubrey de Grey / May 10, 2015
It should be possible to repair the daily damage a human body sustains
We need a more open and clear-sighted debate about the ethics of this intervention in human genetics
The voices that Dina hears aren't nice to her.
Philip Ball / April 23, 2015
(Profile, £25) Natural selection is one of the most elegant, powerful and convincingly verified theories in science. But it has remarkably little predictive power. We can rationalise in...
We may have a breakthrough in fighting “one of the greatest threats to human health”
Frank Close / March 13, 2015
An extract from a new tale of spooks and scientists
Both sides of the battle over string theory have made it to our shortlist
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