A Peek at the Pairing Scheme

Since it featured on BBC Radio Four’s Today programme, The Royal Society’s Parliamentary Pairing Scheme has seen increased media attention, not all of which has been positive. Alex Smith, a sociologist at the University of Warwick, questioned the credibility of the scheme in an article on the Making Science Public blog. This was recently republished […]

Interview with an Astrobiologist

This article is taken from the Winter 2011 issue of I, Science. Jennifer Whyntie talks to astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell about what got him started, Conan the Bacterium, skywhales, and how he balances science outreach with his research. Lewis Dartnell is a research fellow at UCL’s Institute of Origins, having done a PhD in astrobiology and […]