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Politicians’ ignorance of science is disgraceful and dangerous
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In “The Descent of Edward Wilson,” (June), Richard Dawkins reviewed the latest book by the renowned biologist, concluding that its “theoretical errors are important, pervasive, and integral to...
Ten examples of the ideas that people in public life should understand
The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) which funnels British money into big international projects such as Cern, the pan-European research facility in Switzerland, decides this month...
Lucie Green, solar scientist; Mark Maslin, paleoclimatologist Cheltenham Science Festival, Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, 12.45pm, £7, 08448 808094,
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