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Ruth’s Reviews – The Better Angels Of Our Nature

Ruth’s Reviews – The Better Angels Of Our Nature

Ruth Francis, Nature’s former head of press, is reading the shortlist of the Royal Society Winton prize for science books at a rate of one a week. She’s done it before. Will she succeed this year? The winner of the prize will be announced on 26 November.  Read more

Epigenetics inspires philosophical experiments

An artist's conception of epigenetic cloning

The man in the bowtie says he can transform you into anyone you want. At the Modernism Gallery in San Francisco, conceptual artist Jonathan Keats is applying his ‘experimental philosophy’ to epigenetics, one of the hottest and most rapidly advancing fields in biology. The art exhibit opened this weekend.  Read more