Prof. Michael Hunter speaks on the formation of the Royal Society. Video from RS Youtube channel. Useful for current Bacon research
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The inventor of genetic fingerprinting has been awarded the world’s oldest science prize, the Royal Society’s Copley Medal.
In 1984, Prof Sir Alec Jeffreys stumbled on a method for distinguishing individuals based on their DNA. 346 more words
Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is the president elect of Britain’s Royal Society. Venki, as he is popularly known, will take up the post from 1 December 2015. 343 more words
News has just come out that Venki Ramakrishnan is to be the new President of the Royal Society from December this year. Whilst apparently he’s keeping his presidential vision to himself for the moment – so it remains to be seen how things will move forward under him – it’s nevertheless a great feat to be elected: Congratulations! 116 more words