I didn’t make it to the essay about Mendeleev that I mentioned earlier today… got sidetracked by an interesting comment piece by Professor Raymond Tallis in today’s Times about the public’s perception of science. It’s definitely worth a read and can be found here.
This led me to Sense about Science – a charity that provides a bridge between the front lines of science and the general public. The section on making sense of chemicals should be mandatory reading for everyone…
Stuart Cantrill (Associate Editor, Nature Nanotechnology)