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A few months ago, I found my 2006 Masters dissertation among some old files. Submitted as part of my Masters degree in Science Communication at Imperial College London, it’s about Japan’s history with nuclear science, both as a source of atomic weapons and a solution to Japan’s ever-present energy problems. Re-reading it, it’s amazing how it […]


http://www.aeonmagazine.com/living-together/james-palmer-traditional-chinese-medicinel/ As part of my work on a new long-form publication, I’ve been doing a lot of long-form reading. I’ve been scribbling notes about various articles here and there and figured I might as well start collating them centrally on this blog. So here’s note number one. I very much enjoyed this piece by James […]


Back when I used to work at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, our office used to look something like this: Well not really. But not far from that. Because of its mission to ‘examine ethical issues raised by new developments in biology and medicine’, the Council is constantly scanning the latest developments in all sorts […]