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The end of biology?

Posted by on July 9th, 2013

  ‘England is the only nation on earth that has managed to limit the power of kings by resisting them, and has finally established a wise system of government in which the ruler is all-powerful when it comes to doing good, and has his hands tied if he attempts to do evil.’ Voltaire, Lettres philosophiques[…]

BSDB/BSCB Spring Meeting 2013 – Report Part 2: Science!

Posted by on April 11th, 2013

In this second part of my BSDB/BSCB spring meeting report, I will attempt to paint a picture of the scientific content of the conference in broad brush strokes. I have grouped talks into overarching topics and will highlight some of my favourites in each category.   Epigenetics It is only on rare occasions that a[…]

BSDB/BSCB Spring Meeting 2013 – Report Part 1: Alternative Careers for Scientists

Posted by on April 5th, 2013

[Ed. comment: This is the first of a number of posts by a few people who attended this year’s BSDB/BSCB meeting. Look out for more on the meeting over the coming days] As every year, the joint BSDB/BSCB spring meeting was taking place on the 17th – 20th of March 2013 on the vast campus[…]