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Posts from the ‘Publications’ Category

A twist of lemon

Profile of George Akerlof, winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics. Published in California Monthly magazine.

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Small wonders

Smart dust, robotic flies, and civil liberties. Published in California Monthly magazine.

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Making up your mind

Inside UC Berkeley's powerful new brain scanner. Published in California Monthly magazine.

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Tilting toward windmills

How to solve the energy crisis. Published in California Monthly magazine.

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Consult your nearest chimp

The genetic differences between chimpanzees and humans are tiny. But they could be the key to curing many diseases. Published in The Independent.

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Once upon a time in America

Were the earliest inhabitants of the New World from Siberia, Japan - or Stone Age Spain? The scientific jury is still out. Published in The Independent.

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98.4% human

Humans are so closely related to great apes that some scientists believe we should give them full legal rights and seek their consent before subjecting them to research. Published in the Times Higher Education Supplement

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Transposons

So called junk DNA proves its worth: First in corn, now in creatures like us. Published in Discover magazine.

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Deconstructing DNA

Could Watson and Crick really have been wrong about the structure of DNA? Ayala Ochert meets the artist who has created an astonishing alternative. Published in New Scientist

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