Skeleton in the Closet

Earlier this year a petition on appeared demanding a sea burial for Charles Byrne, a 7 foot 7 inch man who lived in the eighteenth century, but whose body was snatched from his coffin and displayed as a medical marvel.

I,Science Issue 37: ‘Elements’ Out Now!

Pick up your copy in the lobby of the Sherfield Building or at I,Science stands around the South Kensington Campus today, or click here to read the magazine online.