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The BBC and BNP

After spending a couple of hours in Cambridge this evening with the Guardian’s political cartoonist Steve Bell, I shall head home and be glued to the BBC watching BNP’s Nick Griffin on Question Time. We might find him and his party’s views vile and grossly distasteful. But as a democracy – and with an electorate choosing to vote them in on local councils and the European  Parliament – we need to...
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Mind readers and neuromarketing

The excellent Eureka science magazine published by The Times includes a fascinating report about some very interesting research projects which scientists are working on and could change the world. They include reducing the time that radioactive waste from nuclear power stations need to be stored before it is safe, finding less dangerous fuel than uranium for nuclear reactors, how to encourage...
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