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The Treatment of Asthma Through the Ages by Clive Page

My third visit of the week to the Royal Institution was to last night’s Friday Evening Discourse: The Treatment of Asthma Through the Ages, delivered by Clive Page (Director of the Sackler Institute of Pulmonary Pharmacology and Professor of Pharmacology … Continue reading

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V.S. Ramachandran: What neuroscience can tell us about human nature (Royal Institution Friday Evening Discourse)

I remember listening to the Reith Lectures in 2003 (available to listen again on the BBC website, including full transcripts) and being fascinated by them, so I was really looking forward to hearing V.S. Ramachandran give this discourse on neuroscience … Continue reading

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Seasons of Life at the Royal Institution

Having taken time off from books yesterday, spending much of the day potting up tomato, pepper and aubergine plants, and fuchsia cuttings, I was in need of some cerebral stimulation, and so in the early evening I was on the … Continue reading

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