Stem cell research…and that ‘nudge’ theory thing again

So, if you are looking for more information about today's Government report: 'UK Taking Stock of Regenerative Medicine in the United Kingdom' you really do need to visit Becky's policy pages as she has, per usual, taking the words out of my mouth. If am being absolutely honest though, I am more looking forward to … Continue reading Stem cell research…and that ‘nudge’ theory thing again

Flying in the face of an interregnum

As a self-confessed member of the worried well, I ask that people think carefully before they throw strange words at me.  Particularly on the day of a regular visit to my 'prescription-happy' doctor. A colleague asked me this morning how my interregnum was going.  It  sent me into a momentary panic.  Is it treatable I … Continue reading Flying in the face of an interregnum

Science in the Big Society

A quick post.  I meant to mention, and link to, this interesting post and discussion thread on Alice Bell's excellent blog on Wednesday.  It was prompted by a Royal Society blog by Jack Stilgoe.   In a nutshell it is a discussion of the relevance of the Big Society to science.  I notice that the British … Continue reading Science in the Big Society