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Planetary Health: Safeguarding Human Health and the Environment in the Anthropocene
Humanity has made major, albeit inequitable, progress in health and development in recent history but this has come at a cost to the natural systems that underpin human progress. We live in an epoch when human activities are driving multiple environmental…
Complexity is all about the evolution of the possible. I initially planned a simple account of the physical properties of DNA but I soon realised that that the concepts of DNA as an informational codescript, the nature of information itself and the rise o…
Jean-Baptiste Biot, founder of the scientific study of meteorites
Four years ago, when I began to write From Crust to Core, A chronicle of deep carbon science, the astrophysicist in me looked forward to documenting the story of how Earth’s carbon originated long ago in stellar explosions. Carbon is the fourth most…
United Nations and the Press Celebrate 40 Years of the World Heritage Convention
UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in association with Cambridge University Press is celebrating…
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