The Luddites were producers, crafts people, makers and tinkerers. The word luddite might be used negatively by the tech-savvy among us - but like the 19th century activists, we need to start thinking about our labour and makers rights in the new biotechnological era.
3D printing has been tipped as a technological game changer for some time, but after a hesitant start it looks as if this potential is slowly starting to be realised...
While the challenges we are facing, in the field of developing artificial life, are daunting, I have never been more optimistic about our ability to solve them. UK is definitely emerging as a biotechnology powerhouse.
'Gentle anarchy' and political diplomacy are the essential tools which Sir Paul Nurse is equipped with to drive forward Britain's
A mood of scientific self-righteousness has broken out in the UK. The 'geeks' - professional scientists committed to evidence-based policy - are on the march. What has brought this on?
Why should you care about wildlife that exists thousands of miles away? All of these different species and seemingly countless variations on a theme.