Monthly Archives: April 2011

Book Review – Lewis Wolpert on aging

I first came across Lewis Wolpert via his textbook Principles of Development which, to my mind, struck the right balance between seriousness and humour. “Principles of Development” captured the sense of wonder Wolpert feels for his research area, developmental biology. … Continue reading

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What is the alternative?

Next month, a referendum will ask voters in the UK At present, the UK uses the “first past the post” system to elect MPs to the House of Commons. Should the “alternative vote” system be used instead? When our Official … Continue reading

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