Review of “The Collapse of Western Civilisation”: Naomi Oreskes and Eric M. Conway

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. Columbia University Press (UK publication date is 29 July 2014, but the Kindle version is available 24 June 2014) The authors, Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, are both historians of science, and are …

Genetically Modified Animals: Report by Dr Martin J Hodson on a Meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Food and Health Forum

I have been interested in genetically modified (GM) crops ever since I was working on my doctorate on salt tolerance in grasses in the late 1970’s. I have watched them grow from a glint in a few scientists’ eyes to a multinational business. Of course this development has not been …