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Ordered Universe at the Royal Society Public Lectures: Open House

The Ordered Universe, in the persons of Brian Tanner and Giles Gasper, will be delivering a public lecture at the Royal Society as part of its… 219 more words

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Beasts

A natural history drawing of a Sloth Bear produced  by a local artist under the supervision of Francis Buchanan (later Buchanan-Hamilton, 1762-1829) while he was Superintendent of the Institution for Promoting the Natural History of India at Barrackpore… 138 more words

Art

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: Monsanto’s Silence is Deafening

In his book ‘Altered Genes,Twisted Truths’, US public interest attorney Steven Druker exposed the fraudulent practices and deceptions that led to the commercialisation of GM food and crops in the US. 1,789 more words

The International Reporter

Microbe Talk Extra: Flu Fighters

For this Microbe Talk Extra, we went to the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition to meet the Flu Fighters – scientists working on new ways to fight and diagnose influenza. 97 more words

Podcast

Royal Society Floss Embroidery Linen

Recently I came upon some lovely stamped linen for embroidery by  Royal Society Floss like this beauty.

 

Royal Society Floss Stamped Embroidery, Roses, Roses, No.500… 243 more words

Crafting

Venereal Combat And Libidinous Imagining

Today is the birthday of Regnier de Graaf who was born on this day in 1641 in Schoonhoven in the Netherlands. He is one of a group of medical students who studied at the University aof Leiden. 534 more words

Brilliant Europeans

A Busy Man

Today I am celebrating the birthday of Robert Hooke who was born on this day in 1635 in Freshwater on the Isle of Wight. He was a sickly child, though I haven’t been able to find out what the problem was. 762 more words

British Isles