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I was taught as a child that if you are walking on a road that has no pavement then you should walk on the side of the road so as to faceĀ the oncoming traffic. If the cars are driving on … Continue reading

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The building takes shape

My Institute will vanish in a couple of years’ time and will be reborn as part of a brand-new Institute: the Crick. One of the advantages of working in an Institute that is going through these difficult timesĀ is the chance … Continue reading

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Flying through the Crick

Quick update to my post about the Crick Institute building site. The Crick has now released a fly-through video animation to show what the interior of the building will look like. It is just 4 minutes long, and includes some … Continue reading

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A very large building site

Last week I went on a short tour of the Francis Crick Institute construction site. The Crick is a new research institute due to open in 2015, and will be formed out of two existing institutes in London plus three … Continue reading

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